Hard Working Ants

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A common hard working ant with a heavy load over it's head. To get this photo I set my camera on the ground with the LCD screen pointing up so I could see the ants going by. It's hard getting eye level to a ant. Here's some information on Ants - Social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers.


bubbalinn - Aug 31, 2011 11:23 AM EDT
Thanks Very Much Shreekant.. I'm glad you enjoyed my photo :-) ~Alan~
shreekant - Aug 28, 2011 02:19 AM EDT
Great shot!
bubbalinn - Dec 12, 2010 03:37 PM EDT
Thanks Linda :)
LRusinko - Dec 12, 2010 12:50 PM EDT
Good shot Alan! Linda R
bubbalinn - Jan 22, 2010 09:26 AM EDT
Hi Beverly, Thanks for looking at my photo, I'm glad you enjoyed it a century after I took it ROFL..
talsi - Jan 22, 2010 08:32 AM EDT
Great shot - not sure how I missed it before.
bubbalinn - Jun 29, 2008 11:30 PM EDT
Hi Tania and Mary, Thanks for your really nice comments... I'm glad you both enjoyed my really low view of the ants working, and that it gave you a smile Mary.. Ants are fun subjects, they don't pay any attention to you at all..
marysham - Jun 29, 2008 11:50 AM EDT
I like your photo of the ant parade! It gave me a smile. Nice catch Alan.
TMR8 - Jun 29, 2008 04:22 AM EDT
This is a fantastic capture. Great angle to take it from
bubbalinn - May 06, 2008 09:52 PM EDT
Hi Robyn, Thanks very much I'm glad you liked my photo. Yea I was really in the need of something to take photos of LOL..
Guest - Dec 22, 2007 11:45 AM EDT
Love this shot. Very neat idea.
Guest - Feb 27, 2007 09:58 AM EDT
Thanks very much Alandra, Karen, Kathy, Golda, and Carol for all your nice comments. Ants are amazing with what they can carry while walking over rocks and stuff. You all hit the nail on the head with your viewpoint comments. Like Ansel Adams said, the trick to a good photo is knowing where to stand. I just added laying on the ground lol.. I'm glad everyone enjoyed my photo :-)
Guest - Feb 25, 2007 07:25 PM EDT
Just to cute for words,great photo! Carol
Guest - Feb 25, 2007 04:58 PM EDT
I just re-read your description and I can see now, that your were right on the ground with them.
Guest - Feb 25, 2007 04:56 PM EDT
Great view,and excellent macro.Where you right down at their level????
Guest - Feb 25, 2007 02:22 AM EDT
Beautiful detail and great catch of natural behavior. Well done.
Guest - Apr 06, 2006 12:05 AM EDT
Very interesting view! It almost looks like these little bits of leaves are almost floating above them. They balance them well.
Guest - Aug 20, 2005 12:16 AM EDT
This is a great shot. It's good to change the viewpoint sometimes!
Guest - Aug 19, 2005 11:07 PM EDT
talk about an "ants eye view" : ) was wondrin' how you did that. that's an amazing shot. isn't it incredible, the size loads these little guys can carry, fascinating.

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