A selection of wild flower images from many places over many years. These are all taken outdoors in natural light (or a few with flash) without any clipping or moving of stems. All images copyright J.H. Marden.
Bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) on turtlehead (Chelone glabra) flower. This species has a hinged door preventing small insects from gaining access to the corolla and its nectar. Bumblebees are large and strong enough to pull open the hinged door.