Praying Mantis

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe 9/6/2012 7:25:56 AM

Wow! Up close and personal you are! Wonderful capture have a great day too! =^..^= #1484857

Robert R. Goodman level-deluxe 9/6/2012 7:53:26 AM

WOW!!Sure is nice to a post Buddy.Hi Kitty,LOL!Ready to come back now.Beautiful macro,I hope everything okay!!!! #10311219

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 9/6/2012 8:20:29 AM

What a great capture of him!! #10311258

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe 9/6/2012 8:25:01 AM

Never saw one that close! Great macro Kitty! #10311268

Dominick M. Dimacale level-deluxe 9/6/2012 9:34:37 AM

Lovely image and details here, Ma Kitty!

Dominick #10311339

Nancy L. Green level-deluxe 9/6/2012 9:57:21 AM

GREAT macro work Kitty!!! I'm glad I'm not a bug in that garden!!! VERY well done!!! <>< #10311388

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 9/6/2012 5:18:36 PM

I love these guys, and they're great for the garden too, terrific find and capture! #10311940

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 9/6/2012 5:46:03 PM

Fabulous close-up of your garden friend, Kitty. #10311975

Carol L. Fowler 9/6/2012 6:50:25 PM

He looks BIG!!! Did you know that they can catch and kill hummingbirds? That's why I remove them away from the feeder whenever I find them there. #10312088

Tammy Espino 9/6/2012 6:56:24 PM

I knew that did that Carol, bad bugs!! An excellent capture, Kitty! :) #10312100

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 9/6/2012 7:47:48 PM

WOW, Ma, incredible detail, tones, clarity, textures & macro work! WTG, indeed & good luck!

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe 9/6/2012 8:21:28 PM

Wow, amazing detail of this mantis, Kitty! He does look like he is praying! #10312236

Ann Coates level-deluxe 9/6/2012 8:42:25 PM

I love these insects but we don't see them much here. They always look very delicate to me. A fabulous shot here Kitty. #10312257

Martha R. Mazon level-deluxe 9/6/2012 9:59:27 PM

Awesome shot, Kitty! Mantises are so cool, and you captured him beautifully! #10312309

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 9/6/2012 11:51:31 PM

eeeekkkkk!!! great close up of this little monster! #10312381

Barbara Waldoch 9/7/2012 12:50:14 AM

Terrific capture, Kitty! #10312428

Bojan Bencic level-deluxe 9/7/2012 5:55:50 AM

Great details, Kitty. Excellent close up. #10312754

frank w. degenhardt level-deluxe 9/7/2012 6:01:15 AM

I just love these. To me they are such a blast to see, love reading all about them and their habits, one of my most favorite bugs. You captured its colors and features along with the dof of the flower beautifully my friend. Way to go. #10312761

Linda A. Braddock level-deluxe 9/7/2012 7:13:34 AM

Kitty, Beautiful Capture of this Mantis! #10312862

Tiia Vissak 9/7/2012 10:13:14 AM

a great find! #10313021

Nina Shields level-deluxe 9/7/2012 10:46:34 AM

Kitty, super work; what a fascinating subject!! #10313075

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-deluxe 9/7/2012 11:32:13 AM

Wonderful close up Kitty!,
Amalia #10313142

Mike Clime level-deluxe 9/7/2012 11:37:28 AM

Cool macro, Kitty! It looks huge! #10313148

John Connolly level-deluxe 9/7/2012 2:26:08 PM

WOW! What a superb macro capture Kitty! Great work, and it is nice to see you on BP again! #10313333

David Phalen level-deluxe 9/7/2012 5:43:01 PM

A fabulous macro!! WTG Mommy Pooh!! #10313513

Thomas E. Hinds 9/7/2012 7:02:23 PM

Terrific capture, Kitty! Wonderful pose you caught this one in! #10313576

Millie A. Talarico level-deluxe 9/8/2012 7:39:38 PM

Wonderful detail and POV, Kitty~! Nice macro~ #10314835

Val Feldman level-deluxe 9/9/2012 8:03:31 AM

Good grief! He looks absolutely huge and standing up on his legs like that, looks like you caught him in a bad mood! :) Excellent macro work, Ms. K! #10315356

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 9/9/2012 8:32:15 AM

Fantastic Mantis capture, Kitty!! Astounding detail!!, #10315405

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-deluxe 9/9/2012 11:29:23 AM

Great sharpness and clarity, so intimidating with its larger than life look. Wonderful capture Kitty. #10315571

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-deluxe 9/9/2012 12:34:21 PM

WOWZA Kitty! What a great find and presented sooo well! Love it..

jo ann c. #10315664

Phillip R. Connolly level-deluxe 9/12/2012 8:42:36 PM

What a great macro capture, Kitty!! These critters have always facinated me and you have an excellent insect portrait with this one!!

Phil #10320506

Shelly A. Van Camp level-deluxe 9/15/2012 8:38:07 PM

Great capture, Kitty. #10324578

Laura E. Swan level-deluxe 10/8/2012 12:07:22 AM

Amazing macro, NN! WOW!

I wonder if P.M.'s are related to stick bugs? Do you think??

Fantastic job!

-NL :D #10359954

Emile Abbott level-deluxe 10/18/2012 12:23:58 PM

Wow you got him to pose for you. Outstanding details, Kitty. #10375105

Karen Bacon level-deluxe 10/20/2012 9:01:32 PM

Wonderful shot Kitty! #10378061

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In a field of Petunias!

f/4, 1/80, 80 ISO, 6mm.

Have a great day, y'all! :-)

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/80 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 80, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 6.00 mm, Model: Canon PowerShot SX100 IS

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