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october sunbath for a little wasp

By annettep38  
many thanks for you C&C on the Tobemory mist

here is a little wasp that zoomed from one late hogweed blossom to the next on the very last sunny October day . The little wasps disappeared with the last flowers.
my excuses, if it is a a fly... i must admit was torn between two species in the book and wasn't sure really. So I uploaded the second image to help... if the specialists among you have a clue

Tags: Wasp Insect Close-up and macro Hogweed

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banehawi Plus
13 1.8k 3849 Canada
17 Nov 2011 9:11PM
Its a fly Annette, and a nice shot.


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RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
17 Nov 2011 9:12PM
A fine macro image of an insect with which I am not familiar......looks a bit different to the wasps we have up here, Annette.
Jasper87 Plus
8 1.9k 150 England
17 Nov 2011 9:41PM
Nice shot indeed. And the white flower in v1 sets it off a treat.

lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
17 Nov 2011 9:41PM
It must be a wasp going to a fancy dress party. I prefer #1
gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
17 Nov 2011 9:59PM
Yes, #1 for me as well. This is a great macro shot.
-=\Walter "the grain man" Gajewski
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
17 Nov 2011 10:15PM
V1 is a top quality macro Annette, the clicks should fly in for this one
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2011 10:45PM
Superb macro shots, fantastic detail.


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mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
17 Nov 2011 11:34PM
Certainly has a ''waspish'' look annette !!
Good shots.
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2011 12:18AM
fantastic detail annette wonderful light and tones v1 for me today a cracker nice one Wink
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
18 Nov 2011 12:53AM
Excellent, very specific focus!

It is a fly-- no idea which kind!
Ayoob 6 Australia
18 Nov 2011 1:47AM
Two very good macro short and well detailed images Annette..............Grin
EAS 8 1 13 Scotland
18 Nov 2011 2:23AM
No idea re ID but Love V1! A cracking good macro.

AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2011 9:23AM
Great detail in these two Annette - and I particularly like the white flowers as background.
SlowSong Plus
9 7.3k 30 England
18 Nov 2011 11:00AM
Fabulous shot. I like the narrow colour palette too.
CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2011 1:21PM
Two excellent shots, the colours tones in V1 get my vote today Annette. Carole
Niknut Plus
8 1.7k 76 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2011 4:06PM
Superb shot in V1 !!!!.....gorgeous quality, & the 'jaunty' angle makes for a top notch image !!!!!
18 Nov 2011 4:23PM
Great macros!
User_Removed 9 26 2 United States
18 Nov 2011 4:50PM
Love v1 best for the composition, Annette - fantastic detail and great focus.
Brian65 8 2 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2011 5:25PM
Pin sharp shots, well taken Annette.
jonwebber 9 4 1 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2011 6:00PM
Very well and nicely taken, of this little thing with wings.
18 Nov 2011 11:11PM
Excellent macro shots, and fine details Annette.I am sure its a fly.V1 my favourite.Well done..Lin
LexEquine 11 19 United States
19 Nov 2011 6:34PM
**v2** is a 'Real Cracker,' Annette.

Have a nice Weekend. Smile

~ Peter

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