Award Winner | Photo of the Day | June 29, 2012
The Sentry guarding her nest. I found this wasp in my garden, guarding her nest. Risking a sting, I crept close, and used the reverse lens technique (poor man’s macro) to get a macro shot of this wasp.
Technical Info: Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi | Exposure 1/25ec | ISO 400 | Exposure Bias -2 EV | Flash Did not fire
Award Winner: Photo of the Day | June 29
Award Score: 70 (Value 13, Clarity 13.5, Composition 17, Style 12.5, Skill 14)
Photographer: Ruben Alexander ( Bangalore, India )
Ruben Alexander hails from Bangalore, India. He pursues left brained activity as a techie in the IT industry and right brained activity as a self-taught rookie photographer. Photography and photos have always piqued his interest. Photography to him is a means to express his creativity and at the same time a great stress buster. Most of his current photography work revolves around nature, macro and a few creative still shots. Landscape, Portrait, Travel and Street photography interest him and he plans to delve into them as he progresses on his learning curve.
His Camera gear: Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi, Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Lens, Canon EF-S 18-55/3.5-5.6 Lens, Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4.0-5.6 IS Telephoto Zoom Lens, Di622 Mark II Digital Flash.