Praying Mantis by Macky

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PLEASE VIEW LARGE – Sphodromantis gastrica – I photographed this mantis in my garden – From head to tail it measured approx 40mm or 1,5"

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

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My interest in the field of photography began in childhood, starting with film, then a ‘splatter’ of videography and finally the migration to DSLR photography.

I hope you enjoy viewing my interpretation of the Natural World through my lens.

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  • Carisma
    Carismaabout 7 years ago

    OMG ! this is so awesome!!! Great detail!!!!

  • Cornelia Togea
    Cornelia Togeaabout 7 years ago

    amazing portrait. oh, that gaze! love it!

  • Craig Hender
    Craig Henderabout 7 years ago

    Stunning composition, you have framed this perfectly.

  • IngerMargrete
    IngerMargreteabout 7 years ago

    Excellent capture:)

  • Jenny Dean
    Jenny Deanabout 7 years ago

    Brilliant, love those cross eyes

  • Sharon Hammond
    Sharon Hammondabout 7 years ago

    eeeeww. Great shot

  • wombatwal
    wombatwalabout 7 years ago

    Fantastic photo, could you imagine the horror in facing him if you were his size.

  • Virginia McGowan
    Virginia McGowanabout 7 years ago

    what a fantasical photo! brilliant, I love these insects.

  • pat oubridge
    pat oubridgeabout 7 years ago

    This is awesome

  • ApeArt
    ApeArtabout 7 years ago

    cool macky – wow!

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