Double trouble

© Debbie Bray

Double trouble

Uploaded: April 23, 2014 05:20:25 | Entered: April 23, 2014 05:20:25


Wasps were sitting on both sides of all the leaves adjoining the nest. It amazed me how still they sat while I poked the macro lens gently into their territory.

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 2000, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: SLT-A99V


Ellen Hodges level-deluxe April 23, 2014

Very extremely cool closeup, Deb! Super details and color!!!!! #1570878

Candace M. Cleveland level-classic April 23, 2014

I admire your bravery!! Terrific capture. A winner. #11028787

Randy K. Baldwin April 23, 2014

Wonderful Macro Debbie! #11028811

Liz blahh April 23, 2014

Awesome macro! #11028820

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe April 23, 2014

Brave!! Fantastic macro Debbie!! #11028822

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe April 23, 2014

Excellent details, dof and macro. #11028828

Gail Sullivan level-classic April 23, 2014

This is awesome Debbie! #11028833

JO ANN CLEVELAND April 23, 2014

Wowza Debbie, that is fantastic! Great find and presentation! Glad they didn't feel threatened! :-)

jo ann c. #11028851

Wm Nosal April 23, 2014

Awesome Macro, Debbie! #11028880

Gord MacEachern April 23, 2014

An amazing macro capture Debbie, the detail, and colors, are fantastic!!
Winner in my book!! #11028896

Joy Rector April 23, 2014

awesome capture #11028928

John Connolly April 23, 2014

Fantastic work Debbie! I have never seen the face of a wasp before!
Barrington is a little settlement at the base of the moutains, we were advised not to try and drive up too Barrington Tops while we were there! #11028949

Patrick Rouzes level-classic April 23, 2014

The detail, clarity & macro work are incredible, Debbie. Certainly inspires me to get a macro lens. Big fave.

Nancy L. Green level-classic April 23, 2014

You be careful Debbie, they do attack!! WONDERFUL macro dear friend!!! <>< #11028993

Kathy Salerni level-classic April 23, 2014

Holy cow! I thought you would have used at least a 500mm lens, Debbie! Macro? You are very brave and it paid off. This is a superb wasp macro image! #11029001

Terry Cervi level-classic April 23, 2014

Amazing how you caught both on that leaf, Debbie! Fantastic work! #11029037

Carol L. Fowler April 23, 2014

Great macro! Be careful- I already had a bee sting from no fault of my own last week! #11029077

Michelle Alton April 23, 2014

THIS should be a winner, for sure! #11029082

Mitch Spence level-classic April 23, 2014

Brave you. Beautiful macro. #11029085

Michelle Alton April 23, 2014

THIS should be a winner, for sure! #11029086

Michelle Alton April 23, 2014

THIS should be a winner, for sure! #11029090

Leslie McLain level-deluxe April 23, 2014

An amazing capture, Debbie. #11029111

Mary K. Robison April 23, 2014

Love it when an extraordinary macro is taken despite possible pain/agony. ;-)
Debbie, this is brilliant - wonderful, tack-sharp details and mirror-like composition. Can't wait to see it again next month... #11029169

Colette M. Metcalf April 24, 2014

Excellent!!! #11029325

Stephen Zacker April 24, 2014

An amazing capture and macro #11029374

Mary Dimitriw level-classic April 24, 2014

Wow, another outstanding macro shot Debbie! #11029716

Cindy Bendush level-classic April 25, 2014

Wow! At first I thought this was a PS mirror image. A great find and excellent capture! #11030397

Ann Coates level-classic April 25, 2014

WOW! Amazing shot. #11030564

Val Feldman level-deluxe April 26, 2014

I am just loving your macro work, Deb - and am completely astounded by the over-the-top detail, poses of your critters and your exceptional camera work - no exception here - Perfect!! #11030804

Val Feldman level-deluxe April 26, 2014

PS...and also your bravery on this shot! :) :) :) #11030805

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe April 26, 2014

I wouldn't have known they were wasps, you brave soul. What big eyes they have! I agree with Val's comments. Amazing! #11031023

Thomas E. Hinds April 26, 2014

Beautiful work, Debbie! #11031035

Julianne Bradford May 29, 2014

Congrats on this great staff fav Debbie! #11055071

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe May 29, 2014

Congrats and best luck on this awesome SF, Deb! #11055078

Mary Dimitriw level-classic May 30, 2014

Congrats on your amazing SF Debbie! #11055246

frank w. degenhardt level-classic May 30, 2014

Amazing work done here Debbie. Incredible Staff Favorite and I think the judges are not done with it yet. Congratulations. #11055405

Kathy Salerni level-classic May 30, 2014

Congratulations on your awesome Finalist, Debbie! #11055621

Val Feldman level-deluxe May 30, 2014

I'm smiling big, Macro Queen. Loved this from the git-go! Warmest TX-sized congrats on one amazing piece of macro work and all the best in the upcoming round! #11055743

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe May 30, 2014

Huge congrats and very best luck with this awesome finalist, Deb!! #11055749

Patrick Rouzes level-classic May 30, 2014

Glad to see this again, Debbie. Good luck.

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict May 30, 2014

Hope you had a long lens, Debbie!

Congrats on this terrific finalist! #11056113

Peggy Pfister level-classic May 30, 2014

Wow, Debbie, this is just superb! Congrats on a well-deserved finalist! #11056155

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe May 30, 2014

Awesome finalist. Congrats! #11056156

Wm Nosal May 30, 2014

Congratulations, Debbie! #11056188

Nadia Paul May 31, 2014

What an awesome capture of this duo Debbie! Congrats on your wonderful finalist! #11057353

JO ANN CLEVELAND June 06, 2014

Excellent Debbie, congrats on this lovely finalist!

jo ann c. #11061199

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