This image won Readers Choice in The Week in Pictures the week of June 26 - July 3, 2008. Like our readers, we're often drawn to points of view that we rarely get the privilege to see, like this tack-sharp and intricate detail of a bee. The color and texture of the flower add perfectly to the composition.
Russ Dillingham/Lewiston Sun Journal
A sweat bee collects pollen from a Purple Coneflower in Raymond Park in Lewiston, Maine, July 1, 2008.