November Bee

Discussion in 'Nature' started by fractal, Nov 28, 2015.

  1. fractal

    fractal TalkEmount All-Pro

    Jun 17, 2014
    Southeastern PA
    Chris
    Less than a week until December and this guy was still kicking. I took advantage of his inactivity and snapped a few shots with the NEX-7 & Zony 24mm 1.8. All are heavily cropped with the "1:1" approaching 100%. Always amazed how much detail I get - especially in good light shooting a 100 ISO.

    22746339894_9c2836a7ad_h. November bee and leaf by Chris Dikos, on Flickr

    23266316332_b3b553244d_h. November bee 3 by Chris Dikos, on Flickr

    23348559866_b747da3c48_h. November bee by Chris Dikos, on Flickr
     
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  2. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Dave
    Nice captures.

    My wife got stung by one of these at the pool a few years ago. Swelled up like crazy.
     
  3. roundball

    roundball TalkEmount Hall of Famer

    Oct 8, 2013
    USA
    Excellent ! And #3 is a really nice sharp close-up...my fav
     
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  4. fractal

    fractal TalkEmount All-Pro

    Jun 17, 2014
    Southeastern PA
    Chris
    No fun. He was "pumping" his stinger while I was shooting and didn't seem amused by the camera and it's holder.
     
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  5. NickCyprus

    NickCyprus Super Moderator

    Oct 11, 2012
    Cyprus
    Nick
    Yeah, nice captures!
    I like macro but for some strange reason, #1 is my favorite here :) The angle is better IMO and the leaf adds to the scene :)
     
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  6. WoodWorks

    WoodWorks Super Moderator

    Dec 12, 2012
    Ashland, OR, USA
    David
    Woof! I think you not only captured excellent detail, you also captured the wasp "raging against the dying of the light."
     
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