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Dancing Queen

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Those devil's horses are truly something, aren't they? One of my favorite mantid species.
Iris-Hill, Israel.

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Image size
900x600px 142.29 KB
Canon EOS 40D
Shutter Speed
1/15 second
Focal Length
180 mm
ISO Speed
Date Taken
Apr 10, 2009, 7:01:27 AM
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Cmac13 General Artist
I’ve :+fav:ed this image in my most recent journal [link]

If that’s NOT okay just let me know and I’ll remove it immediately

Many thanks for sharing such incredible imagery =Cmac13
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PolfieDaryHobbyist Photographer
cool. :)
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cactusmumkateHobbyist Photographer
Wow, it looks so nice!
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SaitouuRyuujiStudent Traditional Artist
Wow this is amazing. It almost looks like this mantid is dancing.
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ShellyBadHobbyist Photographer
Amazing capture!!
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Awwwuh <3
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KWLynchHobbyist Photographer
An absolutely fantastic capture! I love that you spun the title to match the "pose"; it's definitely one of those shots that has the viewer projecting human actions and feelings upon. I get a vibe of a startled look and a guilty "I didn't do it!" :lol:

Well done! :+favlove: :)
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erezmaromProfessional Photographer
Thank you! :D
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RammaruStudent Digital Artist

Is it real? It looks like paper.. XD
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erezmaromProfessional Photographer
Totally real :)
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RammaruStudent Digital Artist
Nature is strange XD
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Wow. Incredible. It even turned its head to you. :-)
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erezmaromProfessional Photographer
Yeah, most of them do. Has something to do with their eyesight being better towards the front.
Thanks :)
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Wow, simple explanation. :-)
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EconitaHobbyist Photographer
Wow, it's really great photo :D
You captured truly awesome moment! :clap:
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It's even posing for the Camera. :wow:
Thats a National Geographic Shot :winner:
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Excellent. Love the tight framing!!
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ArgolithHobbyist Photographer
These animals are truly awesome. Very nice shot!
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that'll be mine. it's in my bug collection :)
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SMerleProfessional Photographer
captured in all her glory!
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this is my favorite photogragh by you
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