Assignment "Fruit"

Editorial photography is intended to tell a story, sometimes in a magazine or to embellish a theme or product.  These assignments are varied and always interesting.  It's an open door to places and ideas not usually accessible to me otherwise; a way to see the world.

Wiscoy Valley, Minnesota. Here are a few of the pollinators responsible for the fruit.

 Leafcutter bee on butterfly weed in the prairie

Leafcutter bee on butterfly weed in the prairie

 Coreopsis in the prairie

Coreopsis in the prairie

 Monarchs on purple coneflower prairie

Monarchs on purple coneflower prairie

 Native wildflower prairie

Native wildflower prairie

 Bumble bee on butterfly weed, the main pollinator of blue berries

Bumble bee on butterfly weed, the main pollinator of blue berries

 Blueberries

Blueberries

 Black currants

Black currants

 Berry harvest

Berry harvest

 Fritillary butterfly on purple coneflower

Fritillary butterfly on purple coneflower

 Hairstreak butterfly on butterfly weed

Hairstreak butterfly on butterfly weed