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  1. margaret21 says:

    A beautiful detail.

    1. Heyjude says:

      Thank you Margaret.

  2. beetleypete says:

    Great macro work, Jude. It came out perfectly.
    Best wishes, Pete. x

  3. susurrus says:

    Common snout made me smile. Hoverflies are unvalued compared to honeybees, so it’s good to see you celebrate this one. I love your penstemon too. I have tried them as their shades are so beautiful, but they didn’t survive the winter.

    1. Heyjude says:

      Some penstemons are hardier than others. This one seems quite resilient, but I have lost others in the wet.

  4. kzmcb says:

    Beautiful photo. The colours and contrast are so pleasant.

  5. So beautiful, Jude. The colours are amazing.

    1. Heyjude says:

      It’s not my favourite colour, but it is a hardy penstemon, much hardier than others I have grown.

  6. Ann Mackay says:

    Wonderful detail – so much more in your photograph than you would normally notice when you look at one. And the pink penstemon against the green gives it a lovely background.

    1. Heyjude says:

      It’s always a joy to capture some little insect – you never quite know what you get (often just a blurry blob…)

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