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Saturday, April 17, 2021

Shadowshot


 This is a cropped portion of a shot.  I did not have any desire to get down close to this wasp.

20 comments:

Ginny Hartzler said...

Amazing insect shadow! But this looks like the Darth Vader of bugs!!

Yamini MacLean said...

Hari OM
Nice capture though! YAM xx

John "By Stargoose And Hanglands" said...

Definitely like something from science-fiction. It's amazing how much we can crop images nowadays without too much compromise of quality.

Bill said...

I like bees. I don't like wasps, hornets, yellow jackets. This guy is colorful!

eileeninmd said...

Hello,

Cool capture of the wasp's shadow!
Take care, have a happy day and a great new week!

Jeevan said...

Excellent shot and nice warm-up in the sunlight!

Martha said...

Eeek, I wouldn't have wanted to get too close either!

Laurel Wood said...

It is a great shot!

Sandra said...

this is the only way I ever want to see one of these up close and personal. it shows an amazing amount of detail and the shadow is perfect

ushasurya said...

Wow!! This is a crisp clear shot !! You could not have done better!!!!
Lovely macro with great details :))))

Anni said...

Deadly allergic reaction here!! I too would crop the photo!

happyone said...

I stepped on one of these last year!!

Kodak said...

Nice shot. Cropping is safer than closer!

Ann said...

Nice shot. I've gotten a few close ups with the help of a zoom lens. I've always had a problem with them making nests in my back yard. There's usually one inside the grill every spring and there are several other places I always have to check to make sure they aren't building.

Ruth Hiebert said...

That looks close enough for me.

Steve in Japan said...

Those things mean business!

ElaineH said...

Fabulous image. I love how you captured the shadow. Superb detail and color! I would not want to get too close either!

Michael Rawluk said...

They don't sting unless you upset them
You got a nice shot out of it.

CheerfulMonk said...

I'm with you! From a distance is best.

Red Rose Alley said...

That is a cool wasp photo, Rose. You take some of the best insect and critter pictures in blog land. : )

~Sheri

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