Female Yellow Jacket Mimic
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This little fellow has a face that reminds me of Droopy the Dog. It is probably a female Yellow Jacket Wasp Mimic (Hover Fly). Mimicry is a well-known evolutionary defensive adaption in a number of insect families.
This photograph was taken with flash and you can tell that it was taken at a low shutter speed (1/30th of a second) thus permitting the ambient light to register and the background not to go black. Also at 1/30th of a second, the fstop can be much larger, in this case f22. I would love to be able to do this with almost every picture but there is usually wind, the movement of the animal and my own to take into account and keeping such a low shutter speed is simply unworkable. I have ruined a lot of great photographs trying to keep the shutter speed down.
It also the root of my obsession with artificial light (flash) and it explains why I avoid caffeine before doing any macro photography!