European Wasp

August 03, 2015  •  Leave a Comment

European WaspEuropean WaspA macro image of a European Wasp (Vespula germanica)

A macro image of a European Wasp (Vespula germanica). I was a little nervous about getting up so close to this little guy. I hear their sting is super painful. He was quite a good model for me staying very still while I got up close with the necessary lighting to get this super clear shot. Unfortunately not still enough for me to be able to take multiple shots for focus stacking. I presume the europeans have all kinds of wasps and this is just one sort? We certainly do.


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