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starting the project, I’m hoping I can keep it up for the whole year!
Project 365 – Day 1- Lurking Praying MantisTheme for the year – small
Praying Mantis, perching in the fuse box.
Canon EOS 50d100mm Macro lens
project 365, praying mantis
Welcome to the world of Hege Nolan. I’m fascinated by the world and everything it contains. There is a focus on food and still lifes here, which sometime surprises me given my past history of portraits! (well, food doesn’t move or pull silly faces)
What a great capture!!I love these little guys, they are so mesmerising :)I really like the very vibrant green here and the very slight tilt of his head so he is looking down the lens.
A definite favourite :) Very well done!
Thanks Andrew. they are the coolest insects, and they’re smart! There are a couple of these guys living in a bush near our front door, every morning we try to find him, whic isn’t easy because he blends right in, it’s a bit like playing where’s wally. Cheers, and thanks for the fave, most appreciated.Hege
– Hege Nolan
Fantastic insects, quite fascinating, this looks quite comical, looks like he’s sitting down with his knees up. lol…. Lovely Image :o)
they are so much fun, and make great subjects, unlike most insects these guys stay put.
Nice find….look forward to the year of images :-)
Thansk Carol, I’m hoping to keep the motivation up for the whole year. I’m looking forward to it!
Thank you so much!
Love the back-light here. Makes the green so vibrant. I guess this guy sqeezed in there of his own accord :) It’s fun how he seems to be looking at you :) Well done indeed!
the sun was on it’s way down, so the light was fantastic. He sits there and waits for the bugs to come to him, he’s very cool. I hate mosquitos, and this little guy gets them for us!
that is so beautiful
Thankyou so much! you are very kind.
a bugs life $20 voucher challenge is open for entries..i think yours is a winning shot..hope you enter
Done! thanks for that .
Fantastic entry for your 365 project .
Thanks – thought it a good idea to start it with a fun one!
Just added this little guy to my fave’s! Nice!
thankyou, isn’t he the coolest? I haven’t seem him for a few days, I don’t think he’s enjoying the onset of winter.
Beautiful little green animal. I like your theme ! Good choice. WM