This flower has a load of visitors, aphids, fly and the Lady Bug. I believe this is a seven-spotted Lady Beetle Coccinella septempunctata. 284:365 (2010.10.11) @sharkbayte
Thank you for the comments on my pictures.
Chapel Hill NCEF 100mm f2.8L IS USM MacroOrange County NCprime lensbeetlescanonCanon_50DCoccinella_septempunctataday_284Fall_2010faunaFlowers PlantsHandheld_MacroinscetsMACROwildlife6339
Great job capturing the aphids. They are so hard to get.
Super close-up -- there's a lot going on in such a small space!
Colors and details are super!
Wow, what a gorgeous colors and pretty shot! Love the focus on the ladybug and the vivid red colors.
Spectacular shot!!! That's a lot of activity for one plant, love that green backdrop...
Excellent macro shot.... wonderful rich colours!
Nice shot, the lady bug provides a neat accent of color!
Very busy flower scene!
It sure is quite crowded! Great details.
Teeming with life, excellent, well shot!