Color & Contrast I really like the color and contrast of the black of the bee and the yellow of the pollen. One of my favorite things about this picture is the fact that the bee has some pollen on his face.
Looks like it's about to charge :) Tech Specs: Canon ISO + a Canon MP-E macro lens (over + a diffused This is a single, uncropped, frame taken hand held. Technique: Early morning shot while the critter was still trying to get it's metabolism going.
The 2 inch, Giant Japanese Hornet--all over east Asia. Worlds largest hornets can kill an adult. Anaphylactic shock is common side effect from the sting. They love to chase you- WOW! Guess that's why this one is dead--no live photos kids.