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Honey bee on a blanket flower, Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bees on blanket flowers (Gaillardia). Honey bees on Mexican sunflowers (Tithonia). The Girls of Autumn....not unlike The Boys of Summer... Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen of the UC Davis Department of Entomology, emphasizes that backyard...

Honey bee on a blanket flower, Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee on a blanket flower, Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee on a blanket flower, Gaillardia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, October 8, 2012 at 10:26 PM
Tags: blanket flower (10), Eric Mussen (245), G.H. Vansell (1), Gaillardia (16), honey bees (344), Robbin Thorp (232), Tithonia (50)

Fisheye View of the Garden

Fisheye of Mexican sunflowers (Tithonia) in the Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

When I was teaching photography, I encouraged my students to go for the angles--from a bug's eye view to a bird's eye view. Holding a camera chest-high or at eye level renders the "same-o, same o" photos.  Yet another creative way to see the...

Fisheye of Mexican sunflowers (Tithonia) in the Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Fisheye of Mexican sunflowers (Tithonia) in the Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Fisheye of Mexican sunflowers (Tithonia) in the Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee foraging on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee foraging on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee foraging on a Mexican sunflower (Tithonia). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 10:32 PM

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