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LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2011 6:13AM
Great poses in 1 & 2 but I love the detail in V3.

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16 Sep 2011 6:14AM
Superb!!!!! I love V3 Carol so clear, though the V1 & 2 are quite comical. Execellent set.
cjl47 Plus
9 4 3 England
16 Sep 2011 6:28AM
Three good posed shots Carol.
16 Sep 2011 7:18AM
Never seen such pensive Mantis. Reminds our parliamentarians .
SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2011 7:28AM
Love the title and what an expression.
16 Sep 2011 7:49AM
Great title and great photography Carol.

16 Sep 2011 8:17AM
Knickers in a twist came to mind with V1 .....
But isnt he a cutie ? A real star
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1849 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2011 9:15AM
V1 is amazing. Remember how babies can suck their toes? He's doing the same.
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2011 9:36AM
Three great poses and like he is in V3 saying a polite Thanks for my photo day
great shots Carol
gingerdelight Plus
11 298 11 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2011 9:38AM
Three superb images Carol, which tell a little story finishing with V3 with it showing off its finished manicure!
Stace Plus
9 2 2 England
16 Sep 2011 9:54AM
cracking pose Carol

16 Sep 2011 9:58AM
Stunning images love v3 excellent
EAS Plus
8 1 13 Scotland
16 Sep 2011 10:05AM
Great fun and beautifully captured as ever. I especially like that perfect pose of V3.

16 Sep 2011 10:21AM
V1 for me today but love em all great poses

Graham GrinGrinGrin
SlowSong Plus
9 7.2k 30 England
16 Sep 2011 10:21AM
Grin This is just so funny. What a cutie. You do bring these creatures to life so well Carol.
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
16 Sep 2011 10:31AM
Quite remarkable poses for your lens today from the mantis, Carol: three very good shots, with V 1, I think, my favourite.
lonely_oryx Plus
10 61 55 England
16 Sep 2011 10:53AM
How do you get such great poses and expressions
TonyDy Plus
9 9 3 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2011 11:47AM
All superb but No 3 is fantastic!.
fentiger Plus
16 918 24 England
16 Sep 2011 12:04PM
I find these bugs so comical. No. 3 gets the vote.

16 Sep 2011 12:13PM
Biting his nails, or licking his fingers after a tasty morsel WinkGrin. I love V3 - has such a guitly, caught, expression. Moira
16 Sep 2011 12:55PM
Brilliantly timed, Carol. The detail in your macro's is superb, very well captured.
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 11 England
16 Sep 2011 1:13PM
Just love how these creatures pose! Grin Wonderful set, Carol, but think V3 has to be my fave today Wink
Trev Smile
dmhuynh72 Plus
10 44 3 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2011 1:34PM
three great shots and well done on the awards Carol.
ChiliMan Plus
11 135 17 Singapore
16 Sep 2011 1:42PM
Lol...actually, it looks like he's picking his teeth after a toothsome meal Smile

VERY well caught, Carol, and congrats on the GEA!

V1 is awesome.
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
16 Sep 2011 2:37PM
Great captures Carol. V1 is so funny and V3 has excellent detail. Really do like them all............Sandy
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
16 Sep 2011 2:38PM
V1 & V3 are crackers Carol. Congrats on the GEA.Smile
16 Sep 2011 4:10PM
Love view1. Sylvia
Niknut Plus
7 1.7k 76 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2011 4:45PM
"Biting his nails " ?????.....GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
16 Sep 2011 5:31PM
Must have had something stuck in his 'tooth' Ha Ha.
Mavis Wink
BarbaraR Plus
11 17 1 England
16 Sep 2011 5:54PM
Weird n wonderful.
Super shots Carol.

16 Sep 2011 5:57PM
Totally wonderful.
16 Sep 2011 6:23PM
excellent set of captures carol.
16 Sep 2011 7:02PM
"v3, 'All the Way, today,' Carol."

{3} Superb amber-colored macro Mantis captures.

Ciao~ Peter Wink
Excellent captures, excellent title!
Fantastic macros! Well worthy of the GEA.
danbrann Plus
13 636 17
16 Sep 2011 7:59PM
Superb Carol.
16 Sep 2011 8:09PM
Well spotted Carol.
Glostopcat Plus
11 255 2 England
16 Sep 2011 8:35PM
A brilliant set of natural history images, congratulations on the GEA. Your second major award was long overdue as you consistently produce images to such a high standard with cheap and basic equipment
pluckyfilly Plus
11 351 33 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2011 8:55PM
superb set dont think I have ever seen one for real
16 Sep 2011 9:12PM
Another trio of macro wonders Carol Wink
16 Sep 2011 10:27PM
A brilliant set Carol as usual..Lin
16 Sep 2011 10:43PM
seems like we have had the visitors... I took his family members pics .. on FB lol... I didn't know that inside the mouth was so red until he was grooming

outstanding pics Smile
16 Sep 2011 10:50PM
great capture and detail, love the presentation
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2011 11:38PM
Handsome looking chap and a bit of a poser hum?
17 Sep 2011 12:04AM
A superb set, Carol. Brilliant detail. Well spotted and captured. V3, V1 and V2 in that order for meSmile Excellent!!
Take care, have a lovely weekend............Pauline
goso Plus
11 2 1 Australia
17 Sep 2011 1:07AM
"Finger Lickin' Good" - well caught Carol ...Bill
17 Sep 2011 4:55AM
Excellent set as always.

17 Sep 2011 10:20AM
Superb captures Carol and excellent work.
A fantastic shot well done.
Mavis Plus
15 143 2 England
18 Sep 2011 10:02AM
Looks to me as if he is sucking his finger while in thoughtful mode .Very well captured
in all 3 xxx
FeatherFriend Plus
10 38 217 England
18 Sep 2011 3:48PM
Congrats on the well deserved award Carol,
23 Sep 2011 4:11PM
Super capture Carol Smile
A great find Carol ... I love the pose and colours.
this is great Carol,and many thanks for your comments,michelle
6 Nov 2011 5:20PM
Looks like a contortionist in no. 1. Great pf.
10 Nov 2011 10:21AM
You still take awsome macros Carol.
All of them are great.
a very good observation in a perfect setting ! GREAT!
tonyng Plus
7 10 2 United Kingdom
22 Nov 2011 11:21AM
Another quality macro Carol. The title brought a smile too.
17 Mar 2012 9:31PM
Amazing close up set as ever Carol Smile
Nice shot Carol Wink
9 Apr 2012 7:46PM
Mind blowing image.

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