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Wool Carder Bee Series 1-1

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Published: May 22, 2015
I found this Wool Carder Bee (which seems to be a wasp or hornet mimic) snoozing in my Lavender.

Tech Specs: Canon 70D (F11, 1/250, ISO 100) + a Canon MP-E 65mm macro lens (almost 3x) + a diffused MT-24EX. This is a single, uncropped, frame taken hand held.

Technique: Check out the video youtu.be/vJXQ61hKoiA
Image size
5472x3648px 4.03 MB
IMAGE DETAILS
Make
Canon
Model
Canon EOS 70D
Shutter Speed
1/250 second
Aperture
F/11.0
Focal Length
65 mm
ISO Speed
100
Date Taken
May 22, 2015, 10:32:48 PM
Software
Adobe Photoshop Elements 13.0 (Windows)
Sensor Size
22mm
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I really like the symmetry! :) (Smile) 
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Thanks :)
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Beautiful.
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Thanks :)
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You're welcome! 
:D
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amazing!
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Thanks :)
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Fantastic shot :)
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welcome :)
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Wow!! What an amazing shot! :clap:
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Thanks :)
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You're very welcome :)
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Brilliant shot, colours and clarity!  It looks like a fuzzy wasp.  Seeing as they terrify me, I likely wouldn't have gotten close enough to even contemplate such a shot.
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Thanks :)

They really are quite docile.
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Amazing! :)
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Awesome image
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Hi, your wonderful work has been featured in the latest devPREMIUM's Weekly Macro Spotlight Vol. 166. Best regards!!
MarcosRodriguez, Curator of the Macro Gallery at devPREMIUM
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Thanks! :hug:
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He looks like he's eating a great big juju fruit! I want one! 
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:)
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