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Dracula at Work

No art in this image, just something that a macro togger wouldn't walk past! It is those medicinal callendulas again--- no help for the wasp this time....


Thank you to LynneJoyce, Kate and Annette for their special user awards for "Lighting Up Time."

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D800 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Tamron SP AF 180mm f/3.5 Di Model (B01) Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:15 Oct 2013 - 12:48 AM
Focal Length:180mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.4
Aperture:f/10.0
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Dracula at Work
Username:taggart taggart
Uploaded:17 Oct 2013 - 12:54 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General, Humour / fun, Insect, Photo journalism, Portraits / people, Specialist / abstract, Spider, Wildlife / nature
Votes:78
Voters:Tish1 · achieverswales · Benlib · handlerstudio · Jocelia · Hermanus · Daisymaye · morpheus1955 · alligatorpants · CarolG · ValeryAst · LynneJoyce · Mollycat · janlea · Alan_Baseley · fentiger · andylea · akh · jasonrwl · ColleenA · pat_hopkins · gajewski · User_Removed · leontari · viscostatic · Badgerfred · capto · EMJAYCEE · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · mex · WhiteRose1 · Irishkate · prabhusinha · FeatherFriend · mikbee · EileenH · Joline · NDODS · DicksPics · dmhuynh72 · sparrowhawk · lynks · psu68 · BarbaraR · SlowSong · ChristineD · Niknut · Maiwand · graceland · woolybill1 · AnnChown · myrab · Philip_H · saltireblue · mrswoolybill · GillyB · Fefe · jovanovic · Nigeve1 · Holmewood · richmowil · anglingandyq · cabbie · pamelajean · Greyheron · Cookie_Monster · pascalg · Rende · johnriley1uk · GeorgePlatis · SandraKay · Brilane · pentony · ChiliMan · Potra · Chinga · Glostopcat · georgiepoolie ·
Views:226
Unique Views:95

Comments

achieverswales
17 Oct 2013 - 1:12 AM

The details once again are stunning Jenn, that should last him a few days.

Regards

Trev.

Benlib
Benlib  33 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2013 - 2:02 AM

Really nice shot. Great timing

handlerstudio
handlerstudio Plus Member 3handlerstudio vcard United States7 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2013 - 2:45 AM

If Phillipe Halsman had shot color and macro, this would be a photo that he would have been proud of, Jenn. Poor wasp, great moment and photo.

Peter

Jocelia
Jocelia Plus Member 4Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2013 - 3:52 AM

Yep, the Wasp’s a goner, fantasic shot….WinkWink

Hermanus
Hermanus  3 South Africa
17 Oct 2013 - 4:18 AM

An excellent capture Jenn Smile Super clarity and colour - very well taken

Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2013 - 4:18 AM

Why is it the spiders always win? Very crisp and clear. A superb image Jenn.

ValeryAst
ValeryAst  3 Russian Federation
17 Oct 2013 - 6:18 AM

... no help for the wasp this time .... But there is a help for the spider!Wink
Regards Valery

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 7LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2013 - 6:57 AM

Superb macro work.

Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 2Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2013 - 6:58 AM

Incredible detail. Peter.

janlea
janlea Plus Member 3janlea vcard United Kingdom
17 Oct 2013 - 7:04 AM

Wow...what an awesome shot Jenn, stunning colour and detail Smile
Jan

fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 14915 forum postsfentiger vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2013 - 7:30 AM

Amazing detail captured Jennn.

Albert

jasonrwl
jasonrwl Plus Member 5746 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2013 - 7:47 AM

Fantastic detail Jenn - well seen and taken
Jason

ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 3302 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2013 - 8:18 AM

An excellent capture Jenn

gajewski
gajewski Plus Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2013 - 8:29 AM

Wow, what a capture Jenn.
-=\Walter

User_Removed
17 Oct 2013 - 8:36 AM

Outstanding, detailed capture.

leontari
leontari Plus Member 2leontari vcard Greece
17 Oct 2013 - 8:40 AM

An amazing close up!
Effrossini

viscostatic
17 Oct 2013 - 8:42 AM

Now I know what eats wasps. The detail here is excellent Jenn. This is first rate macro natural history work.

Phil.

Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
17 Oct 2013 - 8:50 AM

Excellent Natural history capture Jenn,
Fred.

capto
capto Plus Member 32612 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2013 - 8:50 AM

Nature in the raw macro style.Smile

ivor

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2013 - 8:58 AM

Amazing detail Jennn.
Joan.

mex
mex Plus Member 7mex vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2013 - 9:23 AM

Happy to be 30 on this jennn.
cheers phil.

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51381 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England146 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2013 - 9:33 AM

Timing and clarity are so good, Jenn.

Dave

Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom84 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2013 - 10:19 AM

Stunning clarity of your 'nectar sucking' friend!
KateGrinGrinGrin

prabhusinha
prabhusinha Plus Member 7prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2013 - 10:29 AM

A cracker.

FeatherFriend
17 Oct 2013 - 11:30 AM

I've seen many shots of this type Jenn (including my own) but for me it's the best so far. The dof you get with that lens (just that little more forgiving) is ideal for macro of this subject, superb detail and love the composition,
Geoff.

Last Modified By FeatherFriend at 17 Oct 2013 - 11:32 AM
mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2013 - 12:35 PM

Nature at work here Jenn !!
Excellent shot.
Mick.

EileenH
EileenH  2 United Kingdom
17 Oct 2013 - 12:43 PM

Great captureSmile

Eileen

Joline
Joline Plus Member 9Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2013 - 1:01 PM

Drama in the garden.....this would make a great Halloween card.

NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44244 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom116 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2013 - 1:17 PM

A very well observed, composed and captured macro image with great colour and quite stunning detail Jenn

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 4DicksPics vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2013 - 1:26 PM

This is a superb example of well observed and taken macro work, Jenn!

Richard

dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72  744 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2013 - 1:29 PM

This one has a big appetite and well captured Jenn
regards
Yung

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk Plus Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2013 - 1:58 PM

absolutely amazing shot nature in its rawest form great find

psu68
psu68  2 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2013 - 3:05 PM

WOW !!!!

BarbaraR
BarbaraR  9 England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2013 - 3:25 PM

Eww, but super fine detail.
Very well done.

B.

SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 65218 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2013 - 4:03 PM

Punching above his weight, but very impressively a winner. As is your image.
x

ChristineD
17 Oct 2013 - 4:08 PM

An excellent capture and detail

Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 51011 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2013 - 4:27 PM

Great shot !!.....lovely 'gruesome' clarity !!

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2013 - 4:44 PM

Stunning shot Jennn.GrinGrinGrin
Ron

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2013 - 5:34 PM

Exceptionally detailed Jenn - and fabulous lighting again!

Fefe
Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom31 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2013 - 8:53 PM

Amazing macro image!!
Diane

Holmewood
Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
17 Oct 2013 - 9:13 PM

Amazing shot Jenn. Cathy

richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6307 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2013 - 9:24 PM

Excellent Image Jenn!! First Class!!

anglingandyq
anglingandyq Plus Member 2anglingandyq vcard England
17 Oct 2013 - 9:27 PM

that is class in a glass or should I say lens Glass.SmileSmileSmile

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2013 - 6:23 PM

Fabulous composition, great point of view and excellent work, Jenn!
George

Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
22 Oct 2013 - 6:37 AM

That Macro is "Horribly Good"! Grin
Incredible in sharpness, content and details!
IB

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Oct 2013 - 6:34 PM

A fantastic piece of macrowork Jenn, nature red in tooth and claw. The details and clarity are outstanding here

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