Greetings, Earthlings.........

© Ellen Devenny

Greetings, Earthlings.........

Susana Heide level-classic 8/27/2007 6:33:16 PM

INCREDIBLE capture!!! Love the composition of the mantis leaning into the frame! And the background is fantastic as well as the lighting on the "antenas". #724648

Theresa Marie Jones level-classic 8/27/2007 6:38:34 PM

Wonderful candid capture! #4708408

Pamela Verona level-classic 8/29/2007 11:40:06 AM

This is just too cute! Beautiful colors and sharpness! #4719068

Cheryl E. Molennor level-classic 8/31/2007 7:54:27 PM

Great macro #4730042

Ellen Devenny level-classic 9/1/2007 5:02:18 AM

Thank you Susanna, Theresa, Pamela, and Cheryl for those kinc comments! #4731234

Ray Thoms level-classic 9/1/2007 6:28:39 AM

Great shot Ellen.....amazing detail and colour! #4731666

Ray Thoms level-classic 9/1/2007 6:28:39 AM

Great shot Ellen.....amazing detail and colour! #4731667

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 9/7/2007 11:49:15 AM

Super capture, details and colors! #4760748

Donna R. Wageman level-classic 9/21/2007 4:23:11 PM

A BIG CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU !
Love the angle that you shot it from, indeed made me laugh. God Bless! #4823804

Lorri Shank level-classic 9/21/2007 7:29:17 PM

congratulations, ellen. Love this and love the title. Good luck. #4824712

Colleen Farrell level-classic 9/21/2007 10:20:45 PM

Excellent capture, Ellen--love the red background, the detail and the great title! I just discovered one of these guys in my yard today (a beige one). Congratulations on a terrific finalist!! #4825378

Elizabeth J. Bernier 9/22/2007 4:21:51 AM

WOW! This is soooo good Ellen!!!! Great details on that mantis and the perfect DOF and bg colors to top it all off...I love your title too...so cute!!!Congrats on your finalist I hope we see this in the next round!!! #4826304

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 9/22/2007 11:52:14 AM

Congratulations Ellen...Dominick #4828037

Laura Bailey level-classic 9/22/2007 8:41:41 PM

Congratulations on this incredible macro, Ellen! #4830167

Joe McBroom 9/24/2007 2:58:50 PM

Congrats Ellen.....I Loved it on Byte and it looks great here too.

Cheers, Joe #4839241

Donna R. Wageman level-classic 9/24/2007 3:18:47 PM

CONGRATULATIONS - how thrilling! #4839326

Lorri Shank level-classic 9/24/2007 5:50:32 PM

And, CONGRATULATIONS to you, too. I was so happy to see that you won for this great image! #4840367

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 9/24/2007 7:56:34 PM

Congratulations on your second place winner. #4841161

Susan T. Evans 9/25/2007 2:34:16 PM

Congrats Ellen this is just awesome #4845292

Andrew I. Boyd 9/26/2007 4:25:00 AM

Congratulations on this very well-deserved winner,Ellen!! #4847525

RC Fritz 9/28/2007 3:33:50 PM

Awesome macro. Congrats on yor WIN! #4858714

Janine Russell level-classic 9/29/2007 1:26:36 PM

Ellen, excellent detail, composition and lighting; big congratulations on your Second Place Win! #4861775

Melissa Malisia level-classic 9/29/2007 4:22:26 PM

WOW!! Awesome 2nd place win, Ellen!!! #4862203

Karen L. Sorbello level-classic 11/4/2007 11:04:23 AM

Wickedly cool! Congrats on your win.
-Karen #5026859

Donna R. Wageman level-classic 11/4/2007 2:51:38 PM

Hey, hey --------- congratulations on winner in Kim Kommando Photo Contest!
I thought that yours was the only winner in the contest, others blah. #5027507

Ellen Devenny level-classic 11/4/2007 5:31:23 PM

Thanks to all here at BP for your kind words and congratulations! This was definately a fun shot.......... :) #5027949

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Description

This shot is very comical looking. I found this praying mantis in my flower box outside my kitchen window. Naturally, supper had to wait while I ran and got my camera. The red glow of the background in this shot comes from a row of tomatoes setting in the kitchen window along with the light from inside. Enjoy!

Uploaded on 8/27/2007 6:08:58 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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