Budding friendship captured between insects wins Picture of the Week

PUBLISHED: 16:48 06 August 2019 | UPDATED: 16:48 06 August 2019

This stunning image was captured by Hayley King. Picture: Hayley King

This stunning image was captured by Hayley King. Picture: Hayley King


The macro shot of a budding friendship between a ladybird and a hover fly has secured the Lowestoft Journal’s Picture of the Week.

Hayley King, who lives in Cambridge, took this rare macro shot on her Canon Powershot while out walking in a meadow last month.

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Miss King, who hails from Pakefield said: "Macro photography is amazing, I have tried to do it before but had never taken a photograph.

"I had a fiddle with it and it is amazing. I will continue with it for a while - macro is fun. You get a really crisp image, but to be honest it is all about the lighting," she said.

As our winner, Miss King receives a 12in x 10in framed version of her photo from Picture Studios, of London Road North, Lowestoft. Entries can be of any subject but they must be digital images. Email your pictures to

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