Day 157|14-15

Artwork of the Day

The common mud-dauber wasp - Sceliphron formosum, a bit closer than usual. These guys like to keep to themselves and build nests made of mud.

The head of the wasp is 4.5 mm across. I used a reverse ring on my lens to turn it into a macro lens. Check out the set-up below.

Wasp, 5D Mk III ISO 200, F4, 1/200 16-35 mm 'Reversed' to give a macro look


The set-up. If you look closely you can see the wasp in front of the camera.

All images in 'Artwork of the Day' are available as open editions, printed on A4 Canson Fine Art paper for $150