A Busy Bee

I was out in the formal gardens in the Powerscourt Estate in co. Wicklow, which is a local tourist attraction. It’s an old stately home in the countryside in the county where I grew up. It’s quite famous in the area, and has been featured in several movies over the years, most notably The Count of Monte Cristo. They have some lovely ornate gardens, and my wife and I were talking a walk through them over the weekend.

It wasn’t intended as a photo trip, but I had my camera with me. While walking by the flowers, I noticed some fluffy bumblebees busily collecting pollen on some yellow flowers, so I couldn’t help myself.

Gear used for this shoot: Fuji X-Pro2 + Nikon 100mm Macro Lens. K&F Concept Adaptor. Processed using Iridient X-Transformer, FilmLux for Lightroom and Macphun Luminar. I have a behind the scenes post about shooting this on my other blog.

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