Praying Mantis


Photo Information
Taken on the edge of a swimming pool (hence the deep blue background) in Spain. I had to get really close despite the Sigma 105mm Macro lens.
25/02/2009 - 22:41Kenty
CategoryWildlife / Nature
Shutter Speed1/125
Aperturef/13
LensN/A
ISO200
Focal Length105mm
Views/Likes76/0

Cliff-P

Link Posted 25/02/2009 - 22:47
Stunning shot, love the detail and colours
Cliff.




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tomkeet

Link Posted 25/02/2009 - 22:47
Good detail, excellent shot.
Regards
Tom

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jackitec

Link Posted 25/02/2009 - 22:55
Superb!

jon.dc

Link Posted 26/02/2009 - 07:58
Nice shot, like the colours and simple background

loskeran

Link Posted 26/02/2009 - 09:13
Good detail, excellent shot.

ttk

Link Posted 26/02/2009 - 09:38
Cool shot love the detail.
Tel,

majan

Link Posted 26/02/2009 - 10:40
Really cool...excellent shot!
m.

Greytop

Link Posted 26/02/2009 - 10:43
Top shot
Regards Huw

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sanderscapes

Link Posted 26/02/2009 - 11:57
Quality shot i dont know wheather to look at it or start running

GivingTree

Link Posted 26/02/2009 - 15:04
Love the background! Punchy colors, I like it a lot.
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Pentaxfriend

Link Posted 27/02/2009 - 01:34
Lovely head shot of this beautifull colored mantis
Great details and good POV
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