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Praying Mantis

Praying Mantis
Photo Information
Copyright: Matthew Borg Cardona (borgcar) Silver Note Writer [C: 1 W: 0 N: 10] (121)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-09-14
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D70, Nikkor 70-300 G, Kenko extension tube
Exposure: f/8
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-10-06 5:26
Viewed: 5126
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 10
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Hi Matthew,
This macro is ncredible. A really interesting subject.
Very good clarity, sharpness and colour.
Well done and thanks for sharing!
Regards, Krzysztof.

Lovely! Great DOF and composition! TFS!

Hi Matthew.
Superb macro and composition. The details and colors are amazing. One of the best mantis image that I see in TN.

  • Great 
  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2006-10-06 9:42]

Excellent close-up of the Mantis, nice details and a balanced composition.
TFS, Ulla

Hello Matthew
Very nice shot,Great colors
& composition.Excellent


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  • magal Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 224 W: 0 N: 313] (1251)
  • [2006-10-13 12:43]

Hi Matt,
Beautiful shot of the mantis. All of a sudden they started appearing everywhere. Your shot is outstanding in composition and detail. Exposure is spot-on and POV is just great.
Hope to post mine soon [when I get back home]

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