Baby Praying Mantis on a Japanese Maple Leaf

© Kitty R. Kono

Baby Praying Mantis on a Japanese Maple Leaf

Colette M. Metcalf May 28, 2013

Wow! Outstanding! #1530034

Dianna Hauf May 29, 2013

DOUBLE the WOW and outstanding!!! Bravo of a capture! #10713997

JudyAnn Rector level-deluxe May 29, 2013

Very beautiful image, Kitty... looks soft and other worldly. #10714010

Mary K. Robison July 01, 2013

What a unique and superbly detailed capture, Kitty!
Congratulations on your well earned Gold Winner! #10751045

Anita Bower July 01, 2013

Lovely tilt of the head. The gold of the Mantis is lovely against the red. #10751235

Colette M. Metcalf July 01, 2013

Congrats on this outstanding win!!! #10751246

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 01, 2013

Congratulations on your awesome 2nd Place Gold Winner Kitty! Absolutely gorgeous!

jo ann c. #10751945

Phyllis H. Burchett July 01, 2013

Amazing capture and lovely colors Kitty, big congrats! #10752027

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Description

A few weeks ago I released an egg sac full of baby praying mantis in my front yard. I had not seen any trace of them until today when I found a whole slew of them on our Japanese Maple Tree. What a thrill.

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 1000, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: NIKON D3X

Uploaded on May 27, 2013


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