Day 1957, Bombini.

I wanted to find out what the name was of the bee on this picture, I know the name in Dutch is Hommel and in English Bumblebee but I wanted to know the Latin name. I found it on Wikipedia and these different names and classes and I was intrigued.

Kingdom: Animalia or animals (also called Metazoa) are multicellular, eukaryotic organisms in the biological kingdom Animalia. With few exceptions, animals consume organic material, breathe oxygen, are able to move, can reproduce sexually, and go through an ontogenetic stage in which their body consists of a hollow sphere of cells, the blastula, during embryonic development.

Phylum: Arthropoda. Arthropods are invertebrate animals having an exoskeleton, a segmented body, and paired jointed appendages. it includes insects, arachnids, myriapods, and crustaceans.

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Day 1956, leap.

You weren’t sure

if the ground you were standing on

could support your leap

of desperation

~

to the mountain you see

hiding

still

in the mist

1955, grey.

The sun was gone today

so I had to look

harder

for you today

~

I found you hiding

where the colors are grey

you lost them again

Day 1952, when.

When I look at nature

when the air feels like the rain that darkens the horizon

and all the noise fades

when nature brings me silence

~

I sometimes

Day 1949, My gear.

Today just a picture taken in the garden. I wanted to share a little about the camera I use. I have a blog where I talk about some of my equipment, specially all the vintage lenses I use on my digital cameras. Modern digital cameras are pretty expensive and it would be nice to try one but I rather spend my money on something else. My theory is that, well it is not so much a theory but more an observation, I still have pictures on the wall taken with my first digital camera (Nikon D40x) in 2006 and they are great. The cameras I had after that improved in the quality of the pictures but that is subjective, they mainly improved on the handling and speed. For the people that are interested I bought a Nikon D300 after the D40x and a couple of years later I bought a Nikon D7100. I especially liked the D300 because of its ruggedness and its semi professional qualities. But last year I had one of those moments that probably every photographer has every now and then and that was the sudden idea to sell most of what I had and go a whole

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