Floris van Breugel , born and raised in California and part-time nature photographer, now lives and works in Seattle (WA), studying insect flight dynamics for his PhD (from the pages).
This is the first time I see some softness associated with these dangerous beasts! Remarquably poetical image. It is verging on abstraction, with a dreamy quality , all curves and vapour.
Do check the artist’s ‘Art in Nature’ blog (see link below), it is abundantly and beautifully illustrated, with well written, informative comments.
From the pages:
Piedras Blancas, CA
The Tech: Canon 5D2, 500mm f/4, tripod + sidekick
Exposure: iso 50, f/16, 1.6 sec