Sunday, 28 July 2013

Wasp (Vespula vulgaris)

Not everyone's cup of tea, of course, but the markings are undeniably impressive and certainly work as a visual message that this is an insect not to be messed with. It should also be remembered when maligning the wasp that there is barely a single 'pest' insect species that isn't predated upon by this formidable hunter.

Canon 1Ds Mk III, Canon 100mm prime macro lens, 1/160th sec, f/6.3, ISO 400

Canon 1Ds Mk III, Canon 100mm prime macro lens, 1/640th sec, f/10, ISO 400

4 comments:

  1. I agree; the markings are impressive and the wasp is very underrated as a photographic subject.

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    1. You're right, Christian, and the rewards repay the effort I think. Cheers, Tim

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  2. Amazing detail,superb images.
    John.

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    1. That's very kind, John. Many thanks – Tim

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