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A Praying Mantis that was hanging out on my back door. In this capture of him I caught him cleaning his claw and looking at me like I was going to be his next meal! lol lol

This was taken in my back yard with a Panasonic FZ 50 in Odessa, Texas Usa

Editing done on this in Painter Essentials 4 and Corel software.


1. This was Featured in ..The World As We See It or As We Missed It Group! 11/01/2010

Praying Mantis

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  • 1stImpressions
    1stImpressionsover 4 years ago

    yuk!!!! great image carla

  • LoL..Thanks so much..Steve!! =D

    – Carla Jensen

  • SharonD
    SharonDover 4 years ago

    Good treatment and pic my friend. Yep he’s cleaning ready for the next meal.Lol.

  • LOL..I was just worried I mite be that next meal with the way he was looking at me! lol lol Thanks so very much, my friend!! =D

    – Carla Jensen

  • Torfinn
    Torfinnover 4 years ago

    Great work Carla!

  • Good Evening, Torfinn…Thanks very much, my friend!! So sorry for my lack of comments on your amazing work, things have just been in a up roar around here of late, so much so I don’t even know which ends up any more ! lol lol

    – Carla Jensen

  • Gary Gurr
    Gary Gurrover 4 years ago

    Super capture looks very snake like. Nice one Carla.

  • Thanks so much…Gary !! you are always so kind and supportive and I very much appreciate it!! =D

    – Carla Jensen

  • laureen warrington
    laureen warrin...over 4 years ago

    These guys really fascinate me!! what a great capture Carla.

  • Good Evening, m-mission…Thanks so very much, my friend! They are really cool looking aren’t they almost alien

    – Carla Jensen

  • icesrun
    icesrunover 4 years ago

    It is just beautiful!! Wonderful work. (Please read the description and group rules for Americas.)

  • Thank you very much…iceruns!! So sorry for my blunder! I hope it did not put to much extra work on ya’ll! I appreciate the reminder! =D

    – Carla Jensen

  • CanyonWind
    CanyonWindover 4 years ago

  • WoW!! Thanks so very much…CanyonWind and The World As We See It or As We Missed It Group!!!! for the Fabulous Honor of being Featured with in ya’lls Group!!!!! WoooHoooooooo!!!!!!!!! =D

    – Carla Jensen

  • DebraLee Wiseberg
    DebraLee Wisebergover 4 years ago

    Too funny. Well done Ms. Carla!

  • Good Morning, Debra…Thanks so very much, my friend!So sorry for my lack of comments on your Spectacular work, things have just been in a up roar around here of late, so much so I don’t even know which ends up any more ! lol lol

    – Carla Jensen

  • Susan Littlefield
    Susan Littlefieldover 4 years ago

    Great capture! It looks like he’s resting his chin on his hand, contemplating his next meal. Love the processing!

  • LOL LOL I am just glad I wasn’t his next meal!! Thanks so very much…Susan!! for the fabulous comment!! very much appreciated! =D

    – Carla Jensen

  • Sandra Moore
    Sandra Mooreover 4 years ago

    great work Carla, beautiful!

  • Good Morning, Sis…Thanks a million for your wonderful support, Sandra!! =D

    – Carla Jensen

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