There has been talk of bee death for years. Climate change and pesticides are to blame. And here are so many bees sucking the first nectar from flowers of almond and mirabelle blossoms.
While in Paris the Agriculture Salon, a fair at which farmers present their animals to urban contemporaries, everything is quiet here in the south. Almost, it seems, there is some fatigue among farmers.
Digital cameras have a lifespan of several years. The technical development is so fast and I am slowly wondering whether more and more new models with more and more applications are not causing the opposite of what photography actually is: patience to see the right light. I need more and more time to use all the possibilities of my newer cameras. These photos were taken with an Olympus over 15 years old. It is a kind of Methuselah. Like the little dog.