Sleeping Megachilid II
Anthidium punctatum, Megachilidae, 7mm
This miniature bee was shot early in the morning while it was still asleep – with mandibles tightly locked around a stalk. 43 mixed light exposures stacked in Helicon focus.
Lens: Bellows mounted Zeiss Luminar 63mm f4.5.
Lighting: Natural light + Nikon SB-400 with DIY beautydish diffuser as fill flash from above left.