The Sentry, By Ruben Alexander

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.

HThe Sentry, By Ruben Alexander

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi | Exposure 1/25ec | ISO 400 | Exposure Bias -2 EV | Flash Did not fire
The Sentry, By Ruben Alexander

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | June 29
Award Score: 70 (Value 13, Clarity 13.5, Composition 17, Style 12.5, Skill 14)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Close-up Photography
Photograph Location: Bangalore | India

Photographer: Ruben Alexander (Bangalore, India) Registered
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.


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