'Bald-faced Hornet' (Dolichovespula maculata) - cleary visible are 2 large compound eyes and 3 smaller eyes (ocelli) on top of the head which cannot see, but act as light receptors ~●≈Renáta's∞Realm≈●~

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Comments (20)

Manek Taolin on October 27, 2011

Nice picture!


dziwnowik on October 27, 2011

♥ ♥ ♥ ✰✰✰ LIKE ✰✰✰ ♥ ♥ ♥

Rosalyn Hilborne on October 28, 2011

Very interesting and well taken. Like.

Have a good weekend, Rosa

Krystyna Winiarska on October 28, 2011

Super ! LIKE

olafju on October 28, 2011

Great macro, Renata


Greetings Olaf

Giorgos Gioutlakis on October 28, 2011

That's interesting. In Greece, I have not seen. Greetings, George

Raingard Ricklefs on October 28, 2011

Was für ein schönes Tier !!!!...... Sternchen*LG RR

Theo Wasserhess on October 28, 2011

Excellent view, like!

Best regards Theo

zoran.kamencic on October 28, 2011

Odlična fotografija. Ja baš ne volim pčele, ose, stršljenove jer sam pomalo alergičan na njihov ujed. Like.


Greg Swinfield on October 30, 2011

Looks mean . god shot....like

best wishes from australia

cristi comsa on October 30, 2011

foarte frumoasă poza! LIKE!

Alexkarl on October 30, 2011

Very beautiful and interesting macro, LIKE!!! Greetings Alexandra & Karl-Heinz

Martin Bring on October 30, 2011

Fantastic macro image! 5th favorite

Congrats & Take Care,


Jarda cz on November 1, 2011

Super Macro - Renata Hi - thanks for visiting - greetings from Jaroslav

Zlatan Olić on November 3, 2011

hi dear Rena, cool shot

this living aircraft is only missing blinkers! :D

with your excellent photos you could meet the best textbooks of zoology and botany!

Renáta Kuss on November 4, 2011

That's so sweet of you to say, dear Zlato...I got a damselfly shot I'm really proud of, a few days ago. You'll see it soon, you can see the compound eyes very well. :D

sogesehen on November 5, 2011

Hochachtung für Können und Geduld F&L Manfred

Jan Sognnes on November 6, 2011

Really amazing your macro shots! Thank you for explanation in title! Like & Favorite

Greetings, Jan

Valerio Giulianelli on February 3, 2012


ZaMKADovets on February 18, 2012

Well done!!! L18


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Renáta Kuss
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

Photo details

  • Uploaded on October 27, 2011
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Renáta Kuss
    • Taken on 2011/10/24 14:52:47
    • Exposure: 0.013s (1/80)
    • Focal Length: 15.20mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.400
    • ISO Speed: ISO50
    • Exposure Bias: 0.30 EV
    • No flash