21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Portrait of a Paper Wasp

I encountered this paper wasp in the early morning outside of its nest. It was a chilly morning and the wasp was inactive. The resulting image is a 87 frame high magnification focus bracket.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States of America
Camera: OM-1
Copyright: © Benjamin Salb