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Mantis
Mantis
biggood53


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Square Crop (Advanced Editing IV)
Camera: Pentax *ist DS
Location: Hervey Bay Queensland Australia
Date: Mar 5, 2006
Galleries: Nature, Macro
Date Uploaded: Mar 5, 2006

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Statistics
Place: 110 out of 369
Avg (all users): 5.8144
Avg (commenters): 7.5000
Avg (participants): 5.6532
Avg (non-participants): 6.1000
Views since voting: 568
Views during voting: 275
Votes: 194
Comments: 11
Favorites: 2 (view)


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03/14/2006 06:35:11 PM
I love this! The colors are great.
 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/12/2006 10:43:07 PM
great color and composition. nice of the mantis to provide you such great compositional lines for your photo! 10.
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03/11/2006 02:54:14 PM
great shot nd macro
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03/10/2006 06:44:08 PM
The variety of mantises amazes me. Nive variegated background it's on.
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03/09/2006 06:54:11 PM
Awesome capture. I wish his left antennae was completely in the frame.
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03/08/2006 10:45:53 PM
very nice indeed.
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03/07/2006 08:18:29 PM
Nice capture, too bad you couldn't get him praying :)
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03/06/2006 04:47:42 PM
A longer DOF IMO would have been better for this crop, the shallow DOF does not take you far enough into the image,to impact the square crop.....6
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03/06/2006 10:06:01 AM
Nice macro! I think the shallow DOF works well. your main subject is the mantis. With more DOF, I think it would take away from the focus of the mantis and put it more on the flower. As is, the eye is traines on the mantis head. Awesome capture - well done!
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03/06/2006 08:26:47 AM
Not just the typical bug on a green leaf. I like the peachy and apricot tones of this one. Nice clear macro.
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03/06/2006 06:19:01 AM
looking right at you...great colour and saturation and focus right where it counts
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