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Lone
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« on: October 22, 2012, 10:12:02 AM »

Hello folks,

Would anyone have a non-copyright black and white picture of a bee please I could use on my honey labels facing right.  It would be quite small on the label.  I am having a printers design and print the labels because I am basically too lazy to do it myself.  Also, I think the cost beats the cost of home printer ink.  They will be pretty plain - and cheap.  I would like to send the proof back in the next day or two.

Soon I will have 300 jars and 1000 labels so I will have to squeeze some honey out of the poor bees to fill them.

Thanks,  Lone
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« Reply #1 on: October 22, 2012, 10:35:28 AM »

Lone, here are some I printed myself. I found the bee on the inernet, but foregot where now. But you can find these images out there every where. Joel.

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« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2012, 11:15:45 AM »

Thanks JPBG...only I'd rather make sure it wasn't copyrighted. 
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« Reply #3 on: October 22, 2012, 12:08:02 PM »

These are graphics that are put out there for your own use-- not copyrighted... it usually tells you if they are..JPP
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« Reply #4 on: October 22, 2012, 12:46:48 PM »

Lone, goto yahoo.com  type in "free honey bee graphics"   and take your pick
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« Reply #5 on: October 23, 2012, 12:18:45 AM »

Thanks JPBG,

It's certainly hard to find something free you don't have to pay for. 
But I think I might stick with the company's bee.  The fellow who let me basically copy his labels has that bee on his jars and sells honey in my town, but my picture will end up being different and a different colour, so no one will mix up our honeys. 

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« Reply #6 on: October 24, 2012, 11:21:57 PM »

So Lone - why does the bee have to face right as opposed to left  Wink

Is it because we're Down Under? Like our flushing loo's go the other way?  grin
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« Reply #7 on: October 24, 2012, 11:24:00 PM »

It's a Romney supporter?  grin
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« Reply #8 on: October 24, 2012, 11:37:05 PM »

Lone, just take a pic of a bee on a nectar or pollen source and use it in your label.


That's what I did.  Good luck with yours.



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« Reply #9 on: November 01, 2012, 10:59:20 PM »

Have you considered using the freestockphotos.biz website?

Most of those photos and sketches are free to use for commercial purposes. The licence information for each image will tell you if it is a public domain (or other) picture.
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« Reply #10 on: November 07, 2012, 01:22:28 AM »

I have found out the only way to get a picture of a bee that is suitable is to draw it yourself.  I even tried to pass the task off to a visitor last week.  She said she could draw but then didn't come up with anything.  I thought the printing firm might have professional graphic designers, but the proofs they have sent have been fairly bad, beaten only by their failure to proof read their own work and add a few spelling errors each time.  But they are prompt and the layout seems all right after a few tweaks.   I can only have one colour so due to necessity I did a line drawing of the property with the bee.
Harpo, facing right so it is facing the writing on the label.
Joe, I tried a photo but it comes out fuzzy.
Jeanette, I couldn't find anything I liked under bee.

Thanks folks.  I was really hoping one of you would have actually done the drawing instead of me having to   rolleyes  haha  Anyway I should have packaged honey in a few weeks.

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« Reply #11 on: November 08, 2012, 10:11:51 AM »

Try these.

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