Birth of praying mantids(Mantis religiosa).Backlighted.N-Spain


mantids, prayingmantis, insect, backlight, spain, mantis religiosa, larvas


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I’m a dutch artist and nature-photographer(especially macro)currently based in N-Spain.

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  • laruecherie
    laruecherieover 2 years ago

  • Thanks.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • john  Lenagan
    john Lenaganover 2 years ago

    Fantastic capture Jim, I have always wondered what that moment with PM’s hatching would look like . Love the back lighting – a well deserved feature

  • Thanks John.I guess there aren’t that many people who have ever seen PM’s hatching.I was very lucky though!

    – jimmy hoffman

  • labaker
    labakeralmost 2 years ago


  • Heather King
    Heather Kingalmost 2 years ago

    freaking amazing

  • Thanks Heather.Much appreciated.

    – jimmy hoffman

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