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Head on...

By ladynewbury
I took this hornet image with my 'handbag' camera while on holiday in France 2011.
I can't remember if it was dead...alive...or stunned 😳 whichever, I find them a bit scary close up. A friend of ours trod on one with bare put her in hospital!

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Tags: Holiday General Close up Hornet Wildlife and nature

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19 Apr 2018 8:50PM
It looks a formidable creature, Pam - as your friend found out the hard way!!
An excellent close up.


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19 Apr 2018 8:56PM
Excellent Pam, great detail,
orts 9 4 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2018 9:04PM
Brave lady to face up to that, great shot.
Minty805 Plus
3 33 6 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2018 9:05PM
You're right, Pam, that is scary! A shoot and run picture if ever there was. Well done. Allan
19 Apr 2018 9:16PM
Great image
taggart Plus
15 47 14 United States
19 Apr 2018 10:07PM
Serious trouble from that sort of critter!
19 Apr 2018 10:36PM
Great image.
RSK 10 6 Canada
19 Apr 2018 10:39PM
And I thought its sting was bad,fierce looking indeed Pam.

19 Apr 2018 10:56PM
wow I always love taking photos of insects but I am aware that they can be a bit nasty. Great shot
Magic light on this wonderful closeup. Well done 👍 Pam.
Alison_S 14 339 United Kingdom
20 Apr 2018 12:04PM
Amazing detail!!!! Fascinating to see, wonderful work Pam. Smile
TrevBatWCC Plus
11 13 15 England
20 Apr 2018 1:51PM
I wouldn't want to come face to face with that if it's alive! Grin But what a super close-up capture, Pam Smile
Trev Smile
Fefe Plus
8 41 31 United Kingdom
20 Apr 2018 3:33PM
Ugly blighterTongue
Good shot!
capto Plus
8 6.2k 18 United Kingdom
20 Apr 2018 6:28PM
Excellent close shot.Smile
ali63 8 785 1 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2018 7:16PM
Great shot

Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
22 Apr 2018 1:27PM
Superb macro !!!!

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