Two Macro Scenes
July 19, 2014

  Every so often I take a macro that seems to be more than a photograph recording an individual species. Following are two such scenes.

The first has a simple story, a pink ladybug ascending Grass Flower Mountain.

Pink ladybug ascending Grass Flower Mountain
  The pink-spotted lady beetle (or ladybug or ladybird) is known, more officially, as the spotted lady beetle - Coleomegilla maculata (according to

Although I haven't managed to ID either of the two insects involved, it looks like such a friendly scene:

Bee flying, beetle waving
  The bee is happily buzzing past while the beetle waves hello.

Photo note: I used the Pentax K20D, with the SMC-A* 200mm macro lens, on June 27, and July 12, 2014, respectively, for these two photos.

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