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Bringing Home the Bacon

Uploaded by: ChrisAnthemum

Tuesday April 23, 2013

Westfield, NC (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: It's the female wasp that provides for her future family by hunting other insects or spiders, in this case an unfortunate cricket, paralyzing each with a sting, and dragging them to her burrow or mud nest where she will lay one or more eggs on each. The grubs that hatch feed on the helpless creature until pupation. I have seen this scene many a time but this was the first time I had my camera at the ready. No time to go get the macro lens; I had to shoot and crop.

x-Resolution: 72.00

y-Resolution: 72.00

Resolution Unit: Inch

Orientation: top - left

YCbCr Sub-Sampling:

Manufacturer: Canon

Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XS

Software: PaintShop Pro 14.00

InterColorProfile: 3144 bytes undefined data

Compression: JPEG compression

Exif Version: Exif Version 2.21

FlashPixVersion: FlashPix Version 1.0

Color Space: sRGB

Components Configuration: Y Cb Cr -

PixelXDimension: 3888

PixelYDimension: 2592

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SubsecTime: 24

SubSecTimeOriginal: 24

SubSecTimeDigitized: 24

Exposure Time: 1/800 sec.

FNumber: f/11.0

Exposure Program: Aperture priority

ISO Speed Ratings: 400

Shutter speed: 9.62 EV (APEX: 28, 1/789 sec.)

Aperture: 7.00 EV (f/11.3)

Exposure Bias: -0.67 EV

Metering Mode: Pattern

Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode.

Focal Length: 55.0 mm

Focal Plane x-Resolution: 4438.36

Focal Plane y-Resolution: 4445.97

Focal Plane Resolution Unit: Inch

Custom Rendered: Normal process

Exposure Mode: Auto exposure

White Balance: Auto white balance

Scene Capture Type: Standard

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5. Feather3
6:16 AM GMT on April 24, 2013
Quoting ChrisAnthemum:
Thanks, Lisa! I'm afraid I'm boring people here.


Not boring! Just share what you share and be encouraged that even though people don't always comment, a lot of folks DO look... ((hugs))
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4. ChrisAnthemum
5:33 AM GMT on April 24, 2013
Thanks, Lisa! I'm afraid I'm boring people here.
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3. Feather3
5:10 AM GMT on April 24, 2013
I like it too !!! :)
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2. ChrisAnthemum
5:00 AM GMT on April 24, 2013
Thanks, Julie; glad SOMEBODY likes to see stuff like this!
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1. MTDisk
4:37 AM GMT on April 24, 2013
Simply amazing!!! Our eco system running smoothly as it should! GREAT CAPTURE Kathy!!!
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About ChrisAnthemum

ChrisAnthemum

Wife, mother, grandmother, gardener, naturalist, writer, artist, crafter, homeschooler, owner and occasional breeder of registered Shetland Sheepdogs, and a child of the King. Rank amateur at most of these. Live in Westfield, NC, near the western mountains.Some of my photos are now available for sale from Fine Art America. Please check the website: http://fineartamerica.com/profiles/kathryn-meyer.h tml only join the html -- for some reason this site won't let me do it. Clicking on my website below leads to FAA's main page, but you can access my gallery there by putting my name Kathryn Meyer in the search box.

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