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Spiky legs

Spiky legs
Photo Information
Copyright: Frank Yuwono (biawak) Silver Star Critiquer [C: 15 W: 0 N: 7] (428)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2002
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon F80D, Nikkor AF Micro 105 mm f/2.8, Fuji Sensia 100
Exposure: f/22, 1/60 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Mantodea: Mantis, portfolio of a killer [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2005-05-20 8:26
Viewed: 6279
Favorites: 2 [view]
Points: 38
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
A mantis wandered into our yard and became a model. My flash was a Metz 40 MZ-2 (which now does not work with my D70!) positioned on the left side using an extension cord SC-17.
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Muito doita esta macro!
Gostei muito dos detalhes.

Excelent shot and well done on this composition and details.
Excelent work.


great shot! :-)
the mantis looks like an alien
but hardly like a mantis anymore.
superb details, color, sharpness.
excellent job! :-)

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  • manyee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3089 W: 230 N: 6774] (23770)
  • [2005-05-20 10:41]

Stunning, Frank. Amazing POV. Details crisp and awesome. Can even see the mandibles. Colors gorgeous. Congratulations. TFS/ ; )

Superbe photo Frank !
Felicitations !

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  • PDP Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 2821 W: 344 N: 3779] (11769)
  • [2005-05-20 14:36]

Hi Frank, very interesting shot. The composition is very striking. The details are great and good sharpness. Very moody shot, I love it.

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  • VeTTe Gold Star Critiquer [C: 162 W: 0 N: 0] (684)
  • [2005-05-20 14:38]

very nice shot! sharpen and composition is very good! TFS!

Alien witch release ?

Fantastic Shot !

fantastic photo, excellent BG.

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  • TAZ Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2241 W: 47 N: 3167] (10926)
  • [2005-05-21 4:20]

Belle et originale composition macro-photographique bien réalisée pour ce Mante. Jolies couleurs sur fond noir et bonne netteté.
Unusual & excellent shot of alien ;-)

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  • ddg Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 867 W: 24 N: 1008] (5507)
  • [2005-05-21 9:22]

C'est super Frank ce gros plan de mante religieuse. Félicitations Didier.

It's amazing, perfect and this wards!!!!
he's reaaly from the space, a space creature!
when a great dark eye's!
good work!!!!!!!

superbe Frank c'est vraiment un très beau cliché

Fantastic creation!

I love the mood on this shot. The lighting with the lateral flash is very nice, and the contour melted with the black background very pleasant. Nice textures too. Good work!

Hello Frank,
Realy well done composition, I love it very much.
Good colours, light and nice mantis.
congratulation and thank you for sharing.

is it not a still-life? Great works.

Absolutely alien feel to this picture.
I love the way you used the dark background.

Good Macro, my compliments


Great shot! very nice composition, light effect, colours and detail!

This is a really nice shot. Very unusual. I love it!

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