A Potter Wasp Nest

This Potter Wasp Nest was on a pine sapling in my yard here in Arkansas. This is the second one of these I have found. The first one was on a rock I found while hiking the Ouachita National Forest.

I read that Native Americans based their pottery designs upon the form of local potter wasp nests.

Potter Wasp Nest
Potter Wasp Nest

How I Got The Photo: A Potter Wasp Nest

I got low to the ground while hand-holding my camera and lens.

Gear Used:

  • Camera: Fujifilm X-T3
  • Lens: Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6 L IS II USM (attached with a Fringer EF-FX Pro)


  • Location: Near the Ouachita National Forest (Arkansas)
  • Date Taken: July 25, 2020
  • Aperture Priority
  • Aperture: f7.1
  • Shutter speed: 1/240 sec. (as determined by the camera)
  • ISO: 1250
  • White Balance: Auto
  • Metering Mode: Multi
  • Exposure Compensation: -0.33 EV
  • Back-button Focus
  • Single Point Focus
  • Focal Length: 400 mm
  • Processed With Luminar 4

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