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Watery Wasp


Watery Wasp
Photo Information
Copyright: Beatrix Eugene Lotter Moolman (Bee-Eug) (40)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-05-08
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon350D
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/320 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2009-09-08 9:42
Viewed: 4663
Points: 3
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
On a pleasure drive through Wadi Bhi in the Musandam in Oman we came upon a water trough and a lot of wasps drinking the water. There were 3 different wasps and these were the easiest to photograph, but they only give you about 5 seconds before flying off again.
As the trough were in the shade of the mountains I tried an ISO setting of 400 and the 300mm lens on macro to get as close as possible without being stung.
I am unable to identify the species and if anyone can identify it I will really appreciate it.


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Hola Beatrix

Realmente no conozco la especie, pero si reconozco que has tomado una imagen fantastica con colores muy bonitos. Felicidades

Un saludo Antonio

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  • RDx Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 14 W: 4 N: 65] (282)
  • [2009-09-09 2:32]

Lovely image, but I find it too soft . It can take some more sharpening. I like the POV and the reflection and also the colours on this one.

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