Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #34: Close-Up

Anne Christine’s theme this week for Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #34 is: Close-Up.

There are many activities in my garden for me to take close-up photos. Here are just several of them.

I love to have bees around to pollinate the fruit blossoms, as a result, I took photos of the bees whenever they hover over the flowers.

1 Close up

 

I don’t have enough butterfly attracting flowers, but I got visited by several species of butterfly. Here are two of them.

3 Mourning Cloak Nymphalis antiopa butterfly

Mourning Cloak butterfly

4 Close up

Monarch butterfly

There are many kinds of birds coming to my backyard for feeding. Among them, the Mourning Doves that move very slowly. They are not alert when eating.

4.1 Close up

Mourning Doves

Three beautiful stray cats in the backyard. This one ate two of the Mourning Doves.

5 Close up

This squirrel came to share the bird food. He was not afraid of me when I came close take his photos. I chased him away but he kept coming back.

6 Close up

Anne Christine’s Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #34: Close-Up

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