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Queen Common Wasp (Vespula vulgaris) rather too close for comfort.

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Lens:Micro-Nikor 55mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Vespula Queen
Username:Barney64 Barney64
Uploaded:30 Jan 2012 - 12:46 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro
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Votes:81
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saeidNL
saeidNL Plus Member 5saeidNL vcard Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2012 - 1:06 AM

AMAZING macro shot,
saeid

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Ridgeway
Ridgeway  8222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2012 - 1:28 AM

U La La,,amazing,,I'd love this on my wall as a poster,,brilliant,,

Aidan,,

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posty57
posty57  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2012 - 2:49 AM

Stunning !

Barry

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Chinga
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30 Jan 2012 - 5:19 AM

It's a double WOW from me! Bravo Martin this is superb! IB

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dven
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30 Jan 2012 - 7:20 AM

WOW!!! what a stunning macro

dven

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Leilani
Leilani  1029 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2012 - 7:36 AM

Awesome macro! Smile

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gloccy
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30 Jan 2012 - 7:56 AM

Cracking macro shot.

Craig

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Inner-Funk
Inner-Funk Plus Member 8Inner-Funk vcard Australia2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2012 - 8:38 AM

Great macro, you have managed to make something so recognisable look like something else which is exactly why I love macro's done really well, nice work, my first award, thank you amelia Smile

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DOGSBODY
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30 Jan 2012 - 8:57 AM

Top class work. Andy

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funkeldink
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30 Jan 2012 - 9:07 AM

looks great ... is this a half shot flipped?

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TonyDy
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30 Jan 2012 - 11:32 AM

Very good macro shot.
Tony

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mikesmith
mikesmith Plus Member 1045 forum postsmikesmith vcard United Kingdom35 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2012 - 12:42 PM

Brilliant and well worth the accolades
Mike

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BarbaraR
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30 Jan 2012 - 12:54 PM

Many Congrats, this is Amazing !

B.

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Andy_Cundell
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30 Jan 2012 - 1:23 PM

Amazing image!!

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Philip_H
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30 Jan 2012 - 2:11 PM

Outstanding and fabulous detail. Super capture.

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Gezina
Gezina Plus Member 8Gezina vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2012 - 4:52 PM

That is one blow your socks off macro shot - amazing work and congratulations on the well deserved awards - Ina

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8153 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2012 - 5:19 PM

Fantastic detail. Carol

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Glynn
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30 Jan 2012 - 7:54 PM

Absolutely pixel perfect symmetrical. I must try this method. Great image

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Ade_Osman
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30 Jan 2012 - 9:13 PM

Outstanding work!

Ade

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SANJPHOTOGRAPHY
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31 Jan 2012 - 4:32 AM

Amazing details.....yeah too close..

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julesm
julesm  111698 forum posts United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 8:48 PM

Its a mirror image, but still amazing, none the less

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Barney64
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31 Jan 2012 - 11:42 PM

Wow, what a fantastic reception to my first image. Thanks everyone. I am so surprised and somewhat humbled by it all. Yes, funkeldink, it is a mirrored shot - the symmetry gave it a much more menacing look than the full-face original.

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PinkK
PinkK  580 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2012 - 7:26 AM

Awesome macro!! Glad they're not that big in real life Grin

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funkeldink
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2 Feb 2012 - 1:54 AM

well worth it ... great image

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danfrier
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2 Feb 2012 - 7:10 AM

outstanding!

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HazardousCity
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3 Feb 2012 - 10:39 PM

Unbelievable detail! Love it!

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LexEquine
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5 Feb 2012 - 3:18 AM

'Superlative {5 STARs *****} "Super Macro" Capture' ~ LEx

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Lolly55
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5 Feb 2012 - 9:15 PM

amazing

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Barney64
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22 Feb 2012 - 6:17 PM


Quote: U La La,,amazing,,I'd love this on my wall as a poster,,brilliant,,

Aidan,,

Aidan, Your wish is my command. This image will be offered on eBay as a limited edition 13 x 19 inch print starting Friday 24 Feb, 20:15 GMT. The eBay Item number is: 220961080779.

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samarmishra
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1 Mar 2012 - 12:38 PM

Fantastic detail. Carol
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I do agree with Carol, this is really fantastic..

Samar..

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michaelo
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30 Jul 2012 - 11:11 AM

amazing detail

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