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Old Aug 29, 2012, 8:03 PM   #1
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This was taken while on a walk with my kids. It was around 6-7pm and the sun was behind the house that the next was on. What would have made this more appealing?
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Old Aug 30, 2012, 5:42 AM   #2
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A little more depth-of-field would have rendered the enitire nest in-focus.Right now it seems front focused.
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Old Aug 30, 2012, 7:55 AM   #3
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I'd agree with Wingman- sometimes a shallow DOF works with close ups- but sometimes not- and I think this is one such case, as the whole nest and all of the bees/wasps (?) are of interest. A bit more on the lightness/contrast/PP would help also...
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I would have just stayed away from the nest, as for suggestions I have none ot offer. Insteresting shot.
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Old Aug 30, 2012, 7:22 PM   #5
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I will agree with the DOF however I was trying to keep my distance. I am still learning how to take decent pictures. I have done no editing.
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Old Aug 31, 2012, 8:29 AM   #6
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In my opinion a shot straight up into the nest instead of on an angle and more DOF.
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Old Aug 31, 2012, 8:37 AM   #7
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Straight up would have been a little more apealing. Thanks
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i do agree with most of comments already made, but non the less its an interesting shot, well done
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No one recommended using flash in that low light. I would have.
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No one recommended using flash in that low light. I would have.
Flash may have helped the lighting but how would those Yellow Jackets react to the flash. I don't run as fast as I once did years ago.
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