Homing In

© Nadia Paul

Homing In

Uploaded: January 15, 2015 | Entered: January 15, 2015 19:14:41


Potter wasp shopping for real estate on my patio!
1/400 sec; f/5.0; ISO 400


Rudi Reiner level-classic January 15, 2015

Impressive shot! #1603808

Patrick Rouzes level-classic January 15, 2015

Colors, detail, clarity, focus & macro are exceptional, Nadia. Wish I could do that, my friend.

Patrick Rouzes level-classic January 15, 2015

Lighting is amazing too.

Avril Young January 16, 2015

outstanding macro Nadia.. #11225565

Dianne Brin level-classic January 16, 2015

Wow! Wonderful capture Nadia! #11225576

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 16, 2015

Outstanding! #11225603

Kathy Salerni level-classic January 16, 2015

Holy cow! What a stunning inflight capture of this wasp, Nadia! Fantastic capture! #11225797

John Connolly January 16, 2015

WOW! What a brilliant in flight macro capture Nadia! Stunning work, my friend! #11225809

Nancy L. Green level-classic January 16, 2015

Hope he found the "NO VACANCY" sign out!!! WONDERFUL capture of this mean little bugger!!! <>< #11225944

Bill Whala level-classic January 16, 2015

All I can say is WOW. This is awesome, Nadia!! #11225970

Carol L. Fowler January 16, 2015

I hope he moved on! Fantastic clear macro!! #11226043

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe January 16, 2015

Tack sharp with amazing light....doesn't get any better than that, Nadia!! Gorgeous capture!! #11226056

Jeffrey R. Bange January 16, 2015

What an outstanding in flight capture Nadia of such a difficult subject. #11226110

Barbara Waldoch level-classic January 17, 2015

Awesome catch, Nadia!
I didn't like these guys until I found out they catch the caterpillars. Now I can forgive those mud nests everywhere :-) #11226142

Joe Tello level-addict January 17, 2015

Great capture!! #11226170

Nadia Paul January 17, 2015

Thanks so much all - she ended up staying and building two mud nests - hope to catch the next generation emerging! #11226495

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic January 18, 2015

Super clarity and capture,Nadia!! #11226627

Lindley Johnson level-classic January 18, 2015

Excellent detail in this wonderful macro, Nadia. #11226793

Nadia Paul January 20, 2015

Thanks Ujjwal and Lindley! #11228793

Mary K. Robison January 22, 2015

Extraordinary stop-action capture, Nadia! He may be unwanted under most circumstances, but I believe he'll be sporting an award on the site soon.
P.S. Love your real-estate comment... #11229607

Nadia Paul January 23, 2015

Thanks Mary! #11230790

January 30, 2015

A great well lit, action Macro shot. They certainly make for great photography subjects as long as you keep your distance. Our son-in-law Shane, was stung by one last week-end while mowing the lawn, he now has a big swollen elbow & doesn't seem all that happy about it. #11235201

Nadia Paul February 01, 2015

Thanks Tony - I was told they were safe lol! #11237857

Beth OMeara level-deluxe February 01, 2015

Wonderful shot Nadia! Great Clarity. But do be careful. If they think you are a threat they will come after you. #11237869

Val Feldman level-deluxe February 02, 2015

Yikes, yikes, yikes!!! Fave! #11238308

Nadia Paul February 06, 2015

Thank you Beth and Val! #11241629

Liz blahh February 28, 2015

Congrats on your awesome finalist! #11255561

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe February 28, 2015

Outstanding finalist. Congrats! Sure to see this a winner. #11255753

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict February 28, 2015

Wow, Nadia, congrats on your win for the marvelous image! #11255927

Bojan Bencic level-classic February 28, 2015

Amazing shot, Nadia. Congratulations on your win! #11255986

Mary K. Robison February 28, 2015

Congratulations, Nadia! This extraordinary capture certainly earned its Gold award! #11256485

Jeffrey R. Bange February 28, 2015

Congratulations Nadia on your well deserved win for this amazing capture. #11256589

Terry Cervi level-classic February 28, 2015

Congrats on your amazing win, Nadia! #11256654

Kathy Shogren level-classic February 28, 2015

Wonderful stop-action, and super details. Big congrats Nadia on your win! #11256670

Kathy Shogren level-classic February 28, 2015

Wonderful stop-action, and super details. Big congrats Nadia on your win! #11256672

Kathy Shogren level-classic February 28, 2015

Sorry, duplicate. Wish there were a delete button. #11256674

Debbie Bray February 28, 2015

Perfect 10, Nadia, fabulous image, and well deserving of its win! #11256741

Gail Sullivan level-classic March 01, 2015

Congrats, Nadia! #11256820

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe March 01, 2015

Congrats Nadia on this Well Deserved Win! #11256863

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic March 01, 2015

Congratulations on your beautiful Winner,Nadia!! #11256872

Kathy Salerni level-classic March 01, 2015

Big congrats on your well deserved Second Place Win, Nadia! #11256922

Kevin OToole March 01, 2015

That's incredible, Nadia. Congratulations. #11257041

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe March 01, 2015

I just knew we would see this one again, Nadia!! Huge Congratulations on this well deserved Win!! #11257071

Jeff Sielski March 01, 2015

Congratulations Nadia!! #11257234

Carol L. Fowler March 01, 2015

Congrats on this winner! #11257594

Leslie McLain level-deluxe March 01, 2015

Congrats on an amazing winner, Nadia. #11257664

Leslie McLain level-deluxe March 01, 2015

Congrats on an amazing winner, Nadia. #11257665

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe March 01, 2015

Huge congrats on an extremely fabulous winner, Nadia! Wow stop action!!!! #11257675

Laura E. Swan level-classic March 01, 2015

They should have more FIRST PLACE Gold Awards! This should have been one! More than excellent, Nadya! JAW DROPPING, if you ask we BPers! #11257768

Liz blahh March 02, 2015

congrats on your win, it's fantastic! #11257843

Lindley Johnson level-classic March 02, 2015

Congratulations on your extraordinary win, Nadia! #11257918

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 02, 2015

Congratulations Nadia on this excellent winner. #11257952

Irene Colling level-classic March 02, 2015

Amazing shot Nadia. Congratulations on your Winning photo. #11258049

Nancy L. Green level-classic March 02, 2015

CONGRATULATIONS on this wonderful winner, WTG!!! <>< #11258105

John Connolly March 02, 2015

A well deserved winner Nadia! Congratulations on your gold win! #11258154

Katherine Kuhn level-classic March 02, 2015

Congratulations on your beautiful winner! Great capture! #11258432

Nadia Paul March 02, 2015

Thanks guys! #11258582

Linda A. Braddock level-classic March 03, 2015

Nadia, Congratulations on this beautiful Gold Winner! #11258987

Joannie Bertucci level-classic March 03, 2015

I'm sorry Nadia but this is a Grand Prize winner for me! Congrats on your "stinging" gold badge! #11259194

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic March 03, 2015

Agree with Joanne above. Totally awesome and a very tough catch to catch it with that shallow focus...Beautiful capture. CONGRATZ on the Gold Winner!!!

UB. #11259328

Nadia Paul March 03, 2015

Thanks guys! #11259349

March 16, 2015

What can I say that hasn't already been said!! Good one, I'm so pleased for you. #11266734

Nadia Paul March 20, 2015

Thanks Tony! #11268717

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 12, 2016


Nadia Paul March 12, 2016

Thanks Emile #11446529

Mary K. Robison April 16, 2016

I know why this beautiful macro made it to the All-Time group, Nadia. Superb clarity and dof and terrific colors.
Double Congrats on your double Gold Award, my friend!
P.S. I just saw your "real estate" description...too cute! LOL!

Nadia Paul April 21, 2016

Thanks Mary! #11464135

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