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meyeview 10 1.4k 1 United Kingdom
25 May 2014 3:19PM
you have just confirmed why i need the sigma 105mm.
thank you.

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25 May 2014 3:43PM
Excellent John, great detail captured,
ukgubbi 8 5 India
25 May 2014 3:46PM
Fine details. Excellent.
Coast 12 1.6k 292 United Kingdom
25 May 2014 3:53PM
Love the detail and colour here. A fine capture.
25 May 2014 3:59PM
A superb macro captureSmile

ali63 8 785 1 United Kingdom
25 May 2014 4:09PM
Great shot of this Hornet, they are pretty scary , a sting from one of these put my Dad in hospital many years ago,

Ali GrinGrin
CarolG 13 199 20 Greece
25 May 2014 4:22PM
A fine macro of this 'orrible 'ornet, John Smile Hate the things, got stung on my hand by one once, almost ended up in hospital Sad Carol
jasonrwl Plus
10 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
25 May 2014 4:59PM

you have just confirmed why i need the sigma 105mm.
thank you.

I fear that whatever lens I have I would struggle to do that - it has got rather a lot to do with who is using it and in your case you have used it superbly GrinGrin
Nice shot John,super detail.

BIGRY1 8 3 8 United Kingdom
25 May 2014 5:24PM
Rather you than me taking this image!Tongue These are vicious little things! A wonderful photo thoughWink
Ray12 Plus
7 154 1 United Kingdom
25 May 2014 5:47PM
A brilliant image... great detail & colour, let me add the 105mm sigma cracking lens Wink Smile
ade123 Plus
7 285 1 United Kingdom
25 May 2014 7:15PM
A real beauty John. As far as the closeness goes I think you have it spot

25 May 2014 8:28PM
A superb macro shot. Perfectly presented. The Sigma macro lens does well in very capable hands.
Quite brave to be so close to a hornet.GrinGrin

pluckyfilly 13 351 33 United Kingdom
25 May 2014 9:21PM
Great macro work
25 May 2014 10:31PM
Cracking shot love it !!SmileSmileSmile
rogerdoger 8 17
25 May 2014 10:54PM
Great shot. I do not think you would have needed to have it any bigger in the frame. Its quite nice to have a bit of space around the image. Very well done.
Ade_Osman 16 4.5k 36 England
26 May 2014 1:10AM
Close enough for me John.

SimonFletch 6 3 2 Scotland
26 May 2014 6:36AM
Well you frightened the bejeebers out of me with this Hornet, John.
The only thing we can't see is the sting - and 'praise be' for that..!
Cracking good macro with that 'dusted-off' lens.
Looking forward to seeing how you top this one - or am I..?!!

Nigeve1 6 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
26 May 2014 7:00AM
Superb and detailed Macro image, certainly close enough for this subject.
Glostopcat 13 255 2 England
26 May 2014 2:16PM
A fantastic pin sharp close up John, it looks like you've stung Meyeview into action and made him purchase that macro lens!Wink
Brian65 10 2 United Kingdom
26 May 2014 2:56PM
Is there not end to your talents John, simply superb mate .
Greyheron 18 282 7 England
26 May 2014 3:05PM
They are beautiful creatures up close, John - nice find and wonderful photography…

SlowSong Plus
11 8.6k 30 England
26 May 2014 4:01PM
Impressive beastie, superb shot.
tomcat 14 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
26 May 2014 4:17PM
A brave, but worthy image John

I tend to steer well clear when they are about

senn 8 5 1 Belgium
26 May 2014 7:34PM
impressive detail rendered !..
26 May 2014 9:23PM
Superb details John..Lin
cheesey 13 2 United Kingdom
27 May 2014 10:29PM
Wonderful light and detail.
Great shot.
annettep38 Plus
8 219 42 Germany
4 Jun 2014 12:40AM
They are actually not half as aggressive as wasps,I have taken quite a few hornets over time. Just make sure your shots are as great as this one and never block the landing trajectory to the plums with your lens!
ChrisOs 14 2 1 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2014 3:08PM
So you remembered you had another lens apart from the 400mm. Well done, it was well worth it. You must have been a trifle nervous looking at this little beast so close up through a macro lens. Amazing detail, probably best not to be able to see the sting in amazing close up.

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