Blue shelters beneath a blue sky

Selected for Google Maps and Google Earth

Comments (9)

Marilyn Whiteley on June 20, 2008

These huts are placed in alfalfa fields to shelter the leafcutter bees and to help them find their way home! They are open to the east so that they warm up in the morning sun but give protection from the hotter sun of afternoon and evening and from blustery winds.

Eva Kaprinay on June 21, 2008

Good shot :-) Nice colours :-) Greetings EVa

Marilyn Whiteley on June 21, 2008

Thanks, Eva. I enjoyed this unexpected sight! Greetings, Marilyn

yves floret on June 21, 2008

Very nice and interesting shot Marilyn. Beautiful cloudy sky.

Greetings. Yves

Marilyn Whiteley on June 21, 2008

Thanks, Yves, for your visit and comment. Yes, it was a lovely afternoon to be outdoors with a camera.

Greetings, Marilyn

©junebug on June 22, 2008

Beautiful picture, Marilyn and interesting background info! Cheers, Anne

Marilyn Whiteley on June 22, 2008

Thanks, Anne. I find that there's so much to learn about the world around us! Cheers, Marilyn

Atti on June 25, 2008

Thanks Marilyn for sharing this shot and for your explanation! Very interesting!

Greetings, Atti.

Marilyn Whiteley on June 27, 2008

Thanks, Atti, for your visit and your comment. Greetings, Marilyn

Sign up to comment. Sign in if you already did it.

Photo details

  • Uploaded on June 20, 2008
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Marilyn Whiteley
    • Taken on 2008/06/19 14:19:54
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/400)
    • Focal Length: 13.77mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO50
    • Exposure Bias: -0.30 EV
    • No flash