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2 Nov 2013 5:58AM
Amazing creatures, Carol - and finely pictured.

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2 Nov 2013 6:07AM
Excellent details of these creatures. Very well captured, Carol. - V5 got a nice shadow for this Saturday Smile

Lavina
2 Nov 2013 6:19AM
Great shots Carol.
Nick
2 Nov 2013 6:19AM
superb set though natures sometimes cruel !
Stunning set of macro images, Carol.
Fred
terryxc 4 7 England
2 Nov 2013 7:27AM
WOW !! 5 Absolutely fantastic shots, hard to pick a favourite...

Terry.
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
2 Nov 2013 7:27AM
Amazing set of images Carol. Life in the raw!

Albert
User_Removed 12 386 2 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 7:41AM

Quote:WOW !! 5 Absolutely fantastic shots, hard to pick a favourite...

Terry.



I agree, 5 stunning captures.
paulknight 6 2 8 New Zealand
2 Nov 2013 7:58AM
Wow! They are a marvelous series! If I had to choose, for some reason about which I am not clear, I might choose no. 3. But all just brilliant!
Excellent set of natural history images Carol,
Fred.
Stunning images Carol
Paul
2 Nov 2013 8:21AM
On your hand......
How come?????
2 Nov 2013 8:26AM
Excellent set Carol,
Alan
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 8:29AM
Excellent detailed shots Carol
Helen
viscostatic 10 35 5 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 8:39AM
A great set Carol - I had no idea they would eat other insects, always assumed they were vegetarians. The detail in V1 is amazing.

Phil.
fotobee Plus
3 4 3 South Africa
2 Nov 2013 8:42AM
Very good macro
Regards
Martin
capto Plus
4 4.1k 8 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 8:44AM
Beautifully gruesome.Smile

ivor
moiral 6 12 Scotland
2 Nov 2013 9:12AM
Superb shots, but no way would my hand have been the dining table. You are not running an insect restaurant now - are you TongueGrin? Moira
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
2 Nov 2013 9:29AM
What an incredible set of shots, Carol: just as wellI finished my brekkie half an hour back.
Excellent nature photography.
R.
EileenH 3 1 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 9:39AM
Great setSmile

Eileen.
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 9:47AM
Mornin' Carol
Seems your hand made an ideal tableWink

Thanks for the welcome back message Smile

Light drizzle this morning, but quite mid

Adrian
Quoise Plus
3 771 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 9:50AM
Excellent set!
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
2 Nov 2013 9:58AM
Looks like he has been to a fast food outlet, you even have shadows on your hand in V5 Carol, awesome set but glad I had my breakfast some time ago.

Regards

Trev.
Nikonuser1 Plus
4 108 14 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 10:35AM
Great set Carol, Smile


Cliff
Caziwinkles 4 3 1 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 10:35AM
Superb shots Carol! Hard to choose a fave - all fantastic. Smile

Carol
2 Nov 2013 11:21AM
These are making me hungry! Grin

P.
Irishkate Plus
6 38 102 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 11:38AM
Graphic, gruesome and amazing!
KateGrinGrinGrin
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
2 Nov 2013 12:05PM
Ah, dining at Chez Main de Carol, I see Smile

InCREDible captures, Carol, especially V1. And I love how comfortable he is with you! So cool Smile

Andrew
SlowSong Plus
8 6.5k 29 England
2 Nov 2013 12:27PM
Amazing. V4 for me, but a gem of a sequence. Nothing was going to put him of his dinner, that's for sure.
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ColleenA Plus
4 322 4 Australia
2 Nov 2013 1:01PM
Gruesome images Carol, glad I finished my lunch...V4 is amazing and cannot believe you had this on your hand....wonderful photography as usual
TonyDy Plus
8 5 2 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 2:13PM
Great set of images, Carol, well captured.
Tony
FeatherFriend 9 38 217 England
2 Nov 2013 2:26PM
Great set carol, looking at it on your hand it looks a much bigger one that I got in Spain Wink
Geoff.
2 Nov 2013 2:29PM
Incredible shots
2 Nov 2013 2:40PM
Amazing captures Carol. I have some pictures of a green one. It's incredible how quick eats the bee!SmileSmileGrin
Effrossini
2 Nov 2013 2:47PM
Very well captured, v4 for me
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 10 10 England
2 Nov 2013 3:16PM
You've excelled with this set Carol - amazing images.
Joan.
PaulLiley 7 2 13 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 3:24PM
Pretty lethal creatures. Excellent set. paul
SUE118 Plus
8 8 1 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 3:49PM
Gosh he really is enjoying his meal, finger lickin good.
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 3:54PM
Super series of the Mantis enjoying the yummy lunch. V5 is a real stunner.
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 4:12PM
excellent work Carol
pamelajean Plus
10 969 1846 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 4:12PM
Nature in the rawTongue, Carol, and so well captured.
A mantis in the hand is worth two in the bushGrin.
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
2 Nov 2013 4:56PM
I never ceased to be amazed at your stunning close-up captures, Carol Smile And to see it perched on your hand in V5 is brilliant! Wink
Trev Smile
2 Nov 2013 5:04PM
Superb macro captures Carol!
I think we are lucky that mantis are to small for us!WinkGrin
George
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 5:14PM
Terrific shots Carol
Lillian
2 Nov 2013 5:21PM
Great series of images.
Sylvia
A great set and lesson in table manners in the mantis's world. Smile
JNC
JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 5:59PM
Incredible creepy shots - just right for Halloween!
Ju
ali63 Plus
4 756 1 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 6:51PM
Superb clarity Carol,brilliant piece of Photography,

Ali GrinGrin
AnneB50 4 118 18 Scotland
2 Nov 2013 10:54PM
It's all been said above, 5 brilliant shalt images.

Anne
Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2013 7:30AM
A great reportage of "food for thought" GrinGrin
Amazing gruesome realistic images of nature...
IB
3 Nov 2013 10:18AM
Fine set Carol. A
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
3 Nov 2013 7:18PM
A brilliant set of natural history images Carol, very dramatic indeed. These prove that you do not need to go to Africa or other far flung parts of the world to see great wildlife events, as the Big O always tells me you can witness interesting spectacles albeit on a much smaller scale right on your doorstep!Smile

Quote:WOW !! 5 Absolutely fantastic shots, hard to pick a favourite...

Terry.



PamGrinGrin
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
5 Nov 2013 7:36PM
fascinating.I have a series of a mantis dismantling a bigger cricket.. didn't take long.
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
5 Nov 2013 8:17PM
Outstanding!

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