Saturday, March 15, 2014

Bee Photography

I find this photography site devoted to bees. Eric Tourneret is travelling around the world and shooting amazing bee photos.

He calls himself "The Bee Photographer":
Why this work on bees? --- I grew up in a village on a mountainside above Annecy. When I learned about the dying out of the bees, my instinct as a child of the countryside told me something was wrong in our relationship with nature. I chose to commit myself to the bee and pass on the idea of a living nature.
Check out:
Few sample photos:

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Photos of a Bee Collecting Blue/Purple Pollen

A fellow beekeeper, Bryan Hains, took these gorgeous photos of a honey bee collecting blue/purple pollen from Pride of Madeira (Echium candicans).

Sunday, March 2, 2014

California’s driest year on record

Spring has already started with trees blooming 3 weeks ago. I am a beginner beekeeper and bees are busy as bees, nowadays, collecting nectar crazy and pollinating plants in the neighborhood. However, this year we did not get any rain, California’s driest year on record. This summer will be really tough for bees and us :(

           The Washington Post: California’s driest year on record

Please, don't miss a chance to save water, we'll need every single drop of water...

Honey and Bee in Indian Literature and Culture

Poster about "Honey and Bee in Indian Literature and Culture", including:

  • "Let every wind that blows drop honey...", Rig Veda. 
  • "A young man's love-charm", Hymns of the Atharva Veda. 
  • "The Hero and the Nymph", Kalidasa.
  • "Like the Bee and the Flower", Dhammapada.

Beez In The Trap by Nicki Minaj

Music video: Beez In The Trap (Explicit) by Nicki Minaj.

Check wikipedia entry for the details about the song and video.