|helping bees in the city|
Looking through a National hive. Speeded up.
Looking through a hive in double quick time.
Waggle dance on a swarm of bees clustered on a branch waiting to find their new home.
Al Jazeera came round to do a piece. Here is the finished result .
I came across this swarm on a fence post as I was attending a course at Blackhorse Apiaries near Woking. Since the swarm was on a post the easiest way to collect it was by using a suction device.
It worked really well and no bees were harmed.
Here we have a video of a queen walking around one of our frames.
Our mini documentary piece we did for the Guardian
I set the camera on the entrance to a National. 32 seconds of bees coming in and out. Nothing more but there is something captivating about it.