I’m fortunate to live near an apiary. I spoke with the head beekeeper and I’m photo-documenting the work of the team.
Beekeepers use smoke to calm down the hive prior to opening it up.
The beekeeper inspects a honeycomb.
The beekeeper is looking for signs of disease and he’s basically checking that the hive is functioning OK.
This close up shot of the honeycomb shows the individual pupa. They look like grains of rice.
A bee inspects the honeycomb.