Boxing Weevil scoops top Bug Photography Prize
The best bug photography from this year's Luminar Bug Photographer of the Year
Yet another amazing photography prize was announced this week, this time it was the turn of the Luminar Bug Photography Awards 2020 (in association with Europe’s leading invertebrate charity Buglife) was won by a rather fighty-looking weevil.
The judging panel included Buglife President Germaine Greer; TV presenter and naturalist Nick Baker; and ground-breaking invertebrates photographer Levon Biss.
We are big fans of bug photography here at Science Focus HQ, and these expertly-crafted images really caught our attention. Pay close attention to the doting ant parents, who turn out to be anything but...
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Red Palm Weevil - Winner
Crab Spider - Runner Up
Carder Bee - Young Bug Photographer Winner
Diamond Squid - Winner of Aquatic Bug Category
Larval wonderpuss - Runner-up
Home Sweet Home - Winner of Bug Homes Category
Microspur - Winner of Arachnids Category
Tug Of War - Winner of All the Other Bugs Category
- Winner of Slugs and Snails Category
Dancing Spider - Runner Up
3... 2... 1... Take Off! - Winner of the Beetle Category
Swallowtail - Winner of the Butterflies and Moths Category
Shadow-Puppeteer Stag Beetle - Runner Up
Mayflies on Crested Dogstail - Winner of Flies Bees Wasps & Dragonflies Category
Potter Wasp - Winner of Extreme Close-up Category
James Cutmore is the picture editor of BBC Science Focus Magazine, researching striking images for the magazine and on the website. He is also has a passion for taking his own photographs