Uploaded: September 01, 2010 06:24:02


Young Arizona Mantid, Stagmomantis limbata, on the prowl

Canon 100 macro, F22, 1/200th second with Ray Ring Flash + Canon 580 EX II

Exif: F Number: 22, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II


Linda D. Lester level-classic September 01, 2010

Awesome that face! #1303839

Arthur Bohlmann September 01, 2010

Very good macro, was this image taken in Arizona? #8874940

Carla Capra Anderson level-classic September 01, 2010

OMG, Robert, this is wonderful. Love this critters expression. As always, your images are outstanding.
CC #8874945

Robert Jensen September 01, 2010

Thanks for the comments.

Arthur ... this image was taken locally. The Arizona mantid is actually found throughout So. Calif. also. This is one of three species of mantids I found down at the LA River in Van Nuys. #8874965

Douglas Pignet September 01, 2010

Very kewl capture with wonderful lighting and clarity #8875024

Liz blahh September 01, 2010

Great capture and colors! #8875047

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic September 01, 2010

Thats not a predator. Look at that sweet face. Perfect shot. amazing clarity #8875178

Carol Eade level-addict September 01, 2010

Beautiful shot, Robert! #8875268

Dennis Gay September 02, 2010

G'day *ROBERT*!

Once again you have graced the WEYG Club's gallery with a stupendous close-up Nature shot.
I really like how you have caught what can only be described as a 'look of suspicion' in the eyes of this good looking young Mantid.
The wrap-around lighting and your good focus render exquisite detail and the colours are wonderful.

Dennis #8878672

Carla Capra Anderson level-classic October 15, 2010

Congratulations on your Finalist Award!
;) CC #8968412

Arthur Bohlmann October 15, 2010

Congraluations Robert #8968850

Dennis Gay October 15, 2010


I told you it was good!!!!! 8-)

D! #8971828

David M. Montero October 20, 2010

Nice capture. Great clarity. Congratulations on your finalist Robert! #8985839

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