Beautiful luffa flowers under bee vision

TweetThis is a “formal post” to the site dedicated to ultraviolet photography, http://www.ultravioletphotography.com. I have previously seen many bees visiting… read more Beautiful luffa flowers under bee vision

Singing to the bees

TweetBeelieve it or not, I found this when I was bored one day. That was when I was a student,… read more Singing to the bees

To feed, or not to feed

TweetThis is the question for us beekeepers. A recent study from Beeinformed group (linked here) says that colonies would actually… read more To feed, or not to feed

16 years @ MSU

TweetToday is my 16th anniversary at MSU! time surely flew away fast…    

Yellowjackets are not as smart as honey bees

TweetAt least when it comes to finding their nest entrance… Because our great leader Obama said “mow less” (in his… read more Yellowjackets are not as smart as honey bees

Bees are smart and artsy

TweetHoney bees have long been shown able to learn different colors, shapes, and patterns. Noble prize winner Karl R. von… read more Bees are smart and artsy

Colors of flowers seen in alternative spectrums

TweetA play of colors under various light conditions. Acronyms: UV=ultraviolet, VIS=visible light, IR=infrared. Camera: Panasonic DMC G5 full spectrum converted…. read more Colors of flowers seen in alternative spectrums

Potentilla flowers under ultraviolet

TweetCamera: Panasonic DMC G5 converted to full spectrum (removal of hot mirror) filters: VIS:  S8612 (blocks infrared, passes visible light… read more Potentilla flowers under ultraviolet