This is a Giant Ichnuemon Wasp female, she is currently laying eggs directly on Horntail Wasp larva (if you look at her abdomen, you can see the very long ovipositor going down between all of her legs and into the tree).
OM-1, Laowa 50mm, Godox v350o, Cygnustech diffuser
I found a few red paper wasps hanging on an old rope in the garden of my campus. I found their movement interesting, some had black eyes and some had green. I immediately start taking pictures of those wasps.
So I saw a dead wasp the other day and took it home and placed it on my mouse pad. Clicked several pictures and stacked them in Photoshop. This is a stacked image of 84 photos. The photos were taken with Sony A7iii with 55-210mm lens with Raynox DCR-250 attached. I have used external flash with...
After sitting in my garden next to this flower for about an hour camera in hand, waiting for one of those wasp that was flying around to land on this flower,
I wanted to capture it in flight, I knew i had only one shot to nail focus and take the shot. i wanted the flower in focus also the wasp...