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Flower Mantis Beauty Shot by Frank Yuwono
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The Asian Flower Mantis (Creobroter gemmatus) from near Jakarta, Indonesia.

This photo got a commendation in Digital Camera Magazine (UK) Photographer of the Year – Macro category

SOLD as a Laminated Print on 14 Dec 2007

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animal, green, indonesia, insect, jakarta, kingdom1, macro, mantis

Comments

  • thickblackoutline
    thickblackoutlineabout 7 years ago

    wow! what a poser ;) amazing detail!

  • kookylane
    kookylaneabout 7 years ago

    no way, is that real??? it looks like it’s wearing an army jacket.

  • L B
    L Babout 7 years ago

    I can’t believe you have captured the character of a Mantis…. has a great expression.

  • Stephen Colquitt
    Stephen Colquittabout 7 years ago

    Frank – this is terrific. Your macro work is outstanding.

  • Jeremy Mawson
    Jeremy Mawsonabout 7 years ago

    Another brilliant shot! (I bet people could come up with some great captions for this).

  • Anne van Alkemade
    Anne van Alkemadeabout 7 years ago

    <think Lost in Space’s Dr Smith>
    “Come closer, dear boy. Yes, that’s it, a little closer now.”

  • Anne van Alkemade
    Anne van Alkemadeabout 7 years ago

    Hmm. My comment seems to have disappeared. I was adding a ‘caption’ which went something like this:

    Think Lost in Space’s Dr Smith.
    “Come closer, dear boy. Yes, that’s it, a little closer now.”

  • Bailey Designs
    Bailey Designsabout 7 years ago

    hehe, I thought this was one of yours! Another job well done! Love your insect photos

  • Natalie Manuel
    Natalie Manuelabout 7 years ago

    I also guessed this was one of yours! Excellent work!

  • Mark Snelson
    Mark Snelsonabout 7 years ago

    Incredible marco. Perfect in every way!

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