Very nice macro, but it isn't wasp - it is hoverfly. Good details and I love shallow DOF with completely blurred BG. Good work!
- dew77 (13270)
- [2006-12-07 2:40]
Very nice hoverfly close up.Lighting,reflections on body,blurred BG,sharpness,clear details and composition are wonderful.
- biawak (428)
- [2006-12-07 3:50]
Very sharp with nice clean BG. It would do well with a little bit more DOF (not much, maybe at f/8) to put the antennae in focus as well.
I agree with Grzegorz. This is a hoverfly/flowerfly of the fam. Syrphidae. You can see the 'halteres' or vestigial wings very clearly in this shot (the two white 'droplets' just behind the wings.
- osse (7805)
- [2006-12-07 3:51]
Hi BenyaminNice composition. Good colours, sgharpnes, details, light and POB. Also good note and BG colours.
- jcoowanitwong (13754)
- [2006-12-07 3:54]
I like your note very much. The body color of a wasp is supposed to yellow with light color stripes and dark colored eyes. This one is different with blue color. I believe this is hoverfly. Very well done picture and TFS.
- ardli (92)
- [2006-12-07 4:01]
Hi pak Ben,
very nice macro, sharp and love the DOF.
keren pokoknya....kalau komposisi dibikin nungging sepertinya lebih mantaff....
- fyapici (7499)
- [2006-12-07 4:04]
Very nice, very impressive macro work. Conratulations. All details are very crisp and sharp. Bravo my friend.
- nainnain (6259)
- [2006-12-07 4:10]
j' adore ce petit tableau, les couleurs sont belles et nettes
- pablominto (14563)
- [2006-12-07 4:11]
A lovely composition with this non-disturbing background!
Good details in the insect, lovely colours and the point of view works well...
- Biswarup (8061)
- [2006-12-07 5:13]
Very nice macro work.
All details are very crisp and sharp.
- pankajbajpai (16627)
- [2006-12-07 5:48]
well composed, nice pov,
well saturated colors,
excellent sharpness, lovely bg,
very well done,
tfs & regards
- lemoineth (2286)
- [2006-12-07 6:04]
belle photo,on dirait qu' elle a mis son casque,bien nette,bien claire. Thomas
- mario-roberto (2627)
- [2006-12-07 6:12]
amazing, beautiful shot.
on my favourite shot.
- captainsgirl (4088)
- [2006-12-07 8:05]
wow..nice shot! it almost looks like hes flying because of the way you focused in on him and the DOF ..very nice.. Great sharp color and contrasts..nice ..TFS
Thanks for your comment on "December Storm -2" :o)
- wkshelton (5492)
- [2006-12-07 8:41]
Excllent work, great details very crisp, Nicly composed and capture Photo, Perfect colors Bg POV DOF nie work,
- JoseMiguel (5658)
- [2006-12-07 8:48]
Simply, for me, this is a master piece.
So simple, so briliant.
A very impressive artistic result.
Congratulations and very thankful for your post,
- PAT0500 (367)
- [2006-12-07 9:16]
WWohh,..Lovely great picture, very nice composition and beautifull colours. Good light and good sharpness..!
Very good shot..I like much..!
- Argus (50626)
- [2006-12-07 10:06]
This is a fine capture of a hoverfly (species unknown to me) presented in an interesting way.
Firstly it is interesting that the shallow DOF yields a sharp tip of body and thorax only. Secondly the purple sheen is unusual. Did you use flash? Flash sometimes has this effect. If not then this colour makes the fly even more interesting.
TFS, regards, Ivan
- fiyo (15161)
- [2006-12-07 10:31]
Very good work ! impressive colors and composition ! Thanks for sharing
- volkan (2425)
- [2006-12-07 10:55]
Great close up shot mf.
Nice point of view,bakground and colors.
Framing is superb.
This is, apparently, a mid-flight capture, Ben.
In that respect, it is a masterpiece of sorts at 1/360!
Brilliant focus, colours and sharpness.
Isn't one of its wings slightly damaged?
- Ken52 (4195)
- [2006-12-07 23:37]
Excellent sharp, clean macro with good detail and color and a nice background.
- coasties (28054)
- [2006-12-08 5:13]
Beautiful work. Nicely composed with all the technical stuff looking spot on. :-)
- claudine (0)
- [2006-12-08 6:35]
This is a wonderful macro of this insect! All those details are so clear and sharp! I like this great POV, DOF and composition. This is really well done! Thanks,
- Juyona (16891)
- [2006-12-09 4:00]
Benyamin, es excelente esta capura, que buena macro y composición... saludos TFS.
- jojo (176)
- [2006-12-09 8:49]
Excellente macro, belle netteté
- izler (44)
- [2006-12-09 9:31]
here is beautiful hoverfly photo. i like composition, point of view, depth of field, colours, focus, sharpness, details and frame in your photo.
- mrcrow (3008)
- [2006-12-10 14:51]
nothing wrong with this at f4..the distance and the flat focal plane helped
great iridescent colouring has brought the fly into keen viewing mode
- sily (1934)
- [2007-01-15 15:11]
Well chosen POV to show us this little beautiful fly, great colours and good work on BG, I like the total focus on fly, beautiful macro!
- MarieAnge (28)
- [2007-02-03 9:34]
Useful note and great colors, good sharpness. I would love to do the same !...