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Bumble Porn

No, not photos of a former Lancs and England batsman in "interesting" poses. No, it's some photos I took in the car park on the Riedberg campus this morning.

Two bumble bees having sex in the car park

This is the money shot

Front view of a bumble pair at it

I'm not a bee expert, so if anyone can tell me the species (the location is Frankfurt, Germany) or anything else interesting, please do.

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Telephoto Lens Advice Needed

MyZeil in der Regen (MyZeil in the rain).

Image: GrrlScientist, 27 July 2010 [larger view]

My photography skills are improving, so I am looking at purchasing a telephoto lens for my dSLR Nikon camera, and I need your help choosing the appropriate lens for what I will use it for. Initially, I plan to photograph soaring/flying and not-close-to-me birds, running horses, and other fast-moving objects, mostly (but not exclusively) in color. The lens should have a fast autofocus option, should not be too heavy (I've already got three lenses that I drag around with me, and am eyeing a couple more) and of course, should not be terribly expensive.
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Rosa Blume unter Goldenen Blumen

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Rosa Blume unter Goldenen Blumen
Image: GrrlScientist, 14 July 2010, Frankfurt am Main, Germany [larger view]

This pink rose was the only one in a sea of gold roses.

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Purpur Clematis

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Purpur Clematis (Clematis species)
Image: GrrlScientist, 14 July 2010 [larger view]

Some of the lovely purple clematis that are growing at the Vietnamese Restaurant near where I live in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

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Lachsfarbene Rosen 2

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Lachsfarbene Rosen.
Nordwestzentrum open air market, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Image: GrrlScientist, 5 May 2010 [larger view]

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Rosa Ranunkel

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Rosa Ranunkel.
Nordwestzentrum open air market, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Image: GrrlScientist, 5 May 2010 [larger view]

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Sonnenaufgang Ranunkel Blume 2

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Sonnenaufgang Ranunkel Blume.
Nordwestzentrum open air market, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Image: GrrlScientist, 5 May 2010 [larger view]

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Sonnenaufgang Ranunkel Blume

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Sonnenaufgang Ranunkel Blume.
Nordwestzentrum open air market, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Image: GrrlScientist, 5 May 2010 [larger view]

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Orangefarben Dahlie

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Orangefarben Dahlie.
Nordwestzentrum open air market, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Image: GrrlScientist, 5 May 2010 [larger view]

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Lachsfarbene Rosen

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Lachsfarbene Rosen.
Nordwestzentrum open air market, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Image: GrrlScientist, 5 May 2010 [larger view]

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