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Oct 12, 2010, 1:33:21 PM
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Hornet - Vespa crabro _ by RichardConstantinoff Hornet - Vespa crabro _ by RichardConstantinoff


:bulletred: Very big, about 50mm !
:bulletred: The European hornet - Vespa crabro, commonly known simply as the "hornet", is the largest European eusocial wasp.
:bulletred: European hornets are very aggressive and dangerous, and are greatly feared by some people.
:bulletred: Canon EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro USM Autofocus Lens
:bulletred: Place: Campina, Romania


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:iconmariangutu:
Just opening this image sends cold chills down my spine!!
First, I think the DOF is good for such magnification. Technically, this is a superb job with a tough, fast moving subject. It is definitely an very interesting perspective for a wasp and I like it. The only thing I might do would crop off some of the dead space, but not too tightly. Let the background show some depth without being so large.
You've captured good detail in the eyes, the hairs and even some texture in the wing, great job there!
Color doesn't play as big a part in this shot as it does with many others but that isn't a bad thing. It is not striking but the tones are worm and well balanced.
Overall I think this is just another excellent shot from you! Congrats!
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gmwebs Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012
Amazing! Very jealous!
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RichardConstantinoff Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Ha, ha, :D
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RavenNightWish Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Is that a normal hornet from around here? Looks like the huge Japanese version. :| A lot... I thought the huge ones only live there.... :\
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RichardConstantinoff Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
It is a hornet from Romania, :wave:
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RavenNightWish Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
lol! Ok, looked over on the net. It is. :D
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Janinedingx3 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2011
wow, nice shot;o
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RichardConstantinoff Featured By Owner May 2, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you, :wave:
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somesoul Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2011
incredible macro shot!! your shutter must've been super fast to freeze the flight.. Excellent!
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RichardConstantinoff Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you very much for the appreciation, :wave:
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mosspelt813 Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
imma cry i had a hornet land on my butt once i was so scared i jumped in the pool. end of story. great job!
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