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Challenge: Macro VI (Advanced Editing V)
Camera: Pentax K10D
Lens: Sigma 28-80mm f/3.5-5.6 Aspherical HF for Pentax
Location: Japan
Date: Oct 10, 2007
Aperture: f7.1
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/250
Galleries: Animals, Macro
Date Uploaded: Oct 12, 2007

A mantis on a hedge behind the Kannon Temple in town, one of two I saw.

Statistics
Place: 6 out of 248
Avg (all users): 7.0464
Avg (commenters): 8.4375
Avg (participants): 6.7763
Avg (non-participants): 7.3200
Views since voting: 3936
Views during voting: 258
Votes: 151
Comments: 27
Favorites: 1 (view)


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10/12/2008 12:28:12 AM
(I thought that was a sort of creepy dragonfly!). Radical.
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06/14/2008 09:31:41 PM
Absolutely breathtaking image..... Awesome indeed..... A favorite thats for sure.....
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10/27/2007 11:19:26 PM
Excellent shot!
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10/22/2007 05:40:35 PM
DUDE!! Congrats on 6th with a most awesome shot! Well done.
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10/22/2007 09:10:57 AM
You really have been coming out with some great images as of lately. Congrats on the new PB and top 10. Only a matter of time till the Ribb. Congrats again.
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10/22/2007 07:21:39 AM
A new personal best. Congrats!
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10/22/2007 06:43:35 AM
Congrats on a new PB puggers
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10/22/2007 05:42:27 AM
dumb voters >:[
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10/22/2007 12:10:24 AM
You don't have much luck do you? Two mantis shots should have ribboned. Oh well. Congrats on 6th place.
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10/22/2007 12:09:34 AM
There ya go, David! You got your second personal best in a week. :) Congrats!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/21/2007 07:27:21 PM
I like the background blur. Very painterly. Oh and great focus and colors.
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10/21/2007 11:05:28 AM
so many great preying matis photos in this challenge. this is a great one, one of my top picks for the challenge. 10
good luck
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10/20/2007 10:39:15 AM
Seems to be smiling - Great Job, I hope you do well!!
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10/18/2007 04:17:49 PM
Beautiful bokeh and I love the color tones. Is she smiling at me? Or is she just hungry? Back to bump you up to 9. Well done.
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10/18/2007 08:37:14 AM
Very cool bokeh on your background and your model. Great camouflage. Bumping up to 9.
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10/18/2007 03:14:46 AM
Really nice photo. Should definitely be in the top. Excellent DOF and nice sharp focus.
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10/17/2007 09:40:55 PM
great capture, nice dof and complimentary bokeh, spot on focus
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10/17/2007 12:03:52 PM
Great macro shot. Love the DOF and expression on the mantis face. Composition is good also. Nice work.
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10/17/2007 11:39:18 AM
Comical little face!
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10/16/2007 10:27:04 PM
I don't know how you got this monster to look at you but a great shot!
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10/16/2007 12:22:40 PM
This is soooo awesome! Love the "expression" and being able to see pupils! 10
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10/16/2007 10:56:02 AM
Amazing detail on the eyes and great bokeh. Well done.
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10/16/2007 12:55:27 AM
I love these guys - 10
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10/15/2007 10:01:47 PM
Great focus on the eyes.
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10/15/2007 04:03:25 PM
how cute is this,great work
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10/15/2007 03:50:38 PM
neat shot
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10/15/2007 11:53:59 AM
Thats a great expression on his face.
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