This assignment is all about colour. Harmonious, contrasting, complementary, accents, design, filtering, adding and subtracting, etc. I sometimes describe myself as a bit of a colour-holic, and here present 16 colourful pictures with commentaries on composition, balance and movement.
The inclusion of flowers in the shot became almost incidental. The flowers were there to show the bees’ environment and to give a nice backdrop for them. But sometimes it’s good to take a step back and remember to see the wood for the trees.
Staff and insects alike at RHS Hyde Hall welcome photographers. I took advantage of this and spent some hours with a macro lens and tripod.