WHILE insects have most of us running in the opposite direction, Oxford Mail Camera Club members embraced the theme and surprised the newsroom with some stunning photographs.

Rising star Luke Chambers who captured a 'nettle weevil' is this week's winner.

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The photographer impressed with his speedy eye and attention for detail and succeeded to introduce his subjects as fascinating and beautiful, rather than creepy.

Next week's competition theme is 'birds', so start snapping for a chance to win.