A shot of an Australian Paper Wasp found perching on a leaf in my backyard in Brisbane, Australia. Despite his persistence in keeping his looking-annoyed-face, he was otherwise happy to pose for a few seconds.
These wasps are known to protect their nests quite aggressively, so it was lucky I found him well away from the other workers.
Shot on the 19th of April 2010 with a Canon 7D, 100mm f/2.8 L macro lens and extension tubes. Processed in Photoshop CS5.
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