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Ray12 Plus
5 137 1 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2013 5:28AM
Beautiful macro... lovely detail & colour Grin

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S_Psharma 5 1 India
8 Sep 2013 5:31AM
Nice close up work first version looks best.
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
8 Sep 2013 5:47AM
Hi Mantis & Carol !! Lovely close up in V1 - V2 is also special Smile
LynneJoyce Plus
10 20 99 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2013 5:50AM
Good morning Mantis, have a great day!
ColleenA Plus
5 367 6 Australia
8 Sep 2013 5:59AM

Quote:Good morning Mantis, have a great day!

Amazing detail in V1 he does look rather scary, another excellent set Carol
Potra 5 Venezuela
8 Sep 2013 6:08AM
Magnificent shot, Carol. It is really spectacular.
capto Plus
6 5.2k 8 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2013 6:45AM
A fine set, excellent detail.Smile

8 Sep 2013 6:47AM
Great images Carol.
ddolfelin Plus
6 103 3 Wales
8 Sep 2013 6:52AM
Take me to your leader.
Very 'Alien' in V1, Carol - but beautifully produced.
8 Sep 2013 7:29AM
Fine set Carol, V1 is really close and my favourite,
User_Removed 13 386 2 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2013 7:44AM
Now, that is close, all outstanding captures.
fentiger Plus
17 918 24 England
8 Sep 2013 7:48AM
Perhaps No. 1 is too close, I prefer 2 and 3 ~ great macro captures.

termite53 5 8 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2013 7:52AM
Crikey, I won't sleep tonight now..Will leave the light on...a cracking macro....
bobsblues 8 10 2 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2013 8:00AM
I was just eating my breakfast when I clicked on this Carol thought he was going to jump out and join me Tongue, cracking macro .Smile
KarenFB Plus
12 5.0k 171 England
8 Sep 2013 8:02AM
Goodness, that's close! Brilliantly caught!
Caziwinkles 5 3 1 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2013 8:19AM
Wow! Superb macro work - does look abit alien like! Smile

howdog 9 25 1 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2013 8:52AM
Fine set of shots, V1 Smile
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2013 8:56AM
The film Alien comes to mind Carol...

Three great close ups of this rather charming fella, each image is stuffed with incredible detail, and crisp colour.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2013 9:10AM
Hello Mantis

Methinks Autumn is upon us Carol
Bit of a mixed bag today and only expected to reach +15C at the most

TonyDy Plus
9 10 3 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2013 9:16AM
The X-Files come to Crete!
Great set, Carol.
Excellent close ups - talk about blending in with your background - he must have been hard to find!
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2013 9:26AM
Well......hullo to you too
8 Sep 2013 9:27AM
Thank goodness I am not its prey. Wonderful macro.

8 Sep 2013 9:28AM
v1 brought a smile Carol good one

8 Sep 2013 9:42AM
Three super images for Sunday, Carol!
Excellent macro work.

viscostatic 11 36 5 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2013 9:46AM
I find these creatures quite creepy Carol but the detail here is fantastic.

basith 5 7 Sri Lanka
8 Sep 2013 9:55AM
Amazing macro and wonderful detail in v1 Carol.

lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
8 Sep 2013 9:58AM
I am in total awe at v1
EileenH 4 1 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2013 9:59AM
Great captures. Smile

Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2013 11:36AM
Hello to you Mr Mantis - you're a cool guy lettin gus get so close
and I love your pose in V2 - maybe your a Miss Mantis!
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
8 Sep 2013 11:41AM
WOW in your face capture Carol, but V2 for me.


Hi Man (tis), cool dude. Si.
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
8 Sep 2013 12:14PM
Well, hello Mr Mantis! Grin It's getting hard to say something different about your uploads, Carol, so I'll just reiterate what I've said before - amazing close-ups! Smile
Trev Smile
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
8 Sep 2013 1:44PM
He doesn't really look composmantis in that extreme close up in v1, a great set of entimological images with a humorous touch to them
8 Sep 2013 3:18PM
v1 all the way Carol though all atre top quality shots!!
Silverzone 10 2 England
8 Sep 2013 3:20PM
Only a mother could love view 1! but I love view 2. Thank you very much for my user award today much appreciated. Sylvia
8 Sep 2013 3:34PM
Three superb macro images
8 Sep 2013 4:27PM
Three brilliant shots Carol..Lin
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2013 5:14PM
I dont know what I would do if one came close to me Carol
Niknut Plus
8 1.8k 76 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2013 5:20PM
OMG !!!!!....what a brute !!!......cracking shots though !!Grin
ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
8 Sep 2013 5:51PM
Awww...he's averting his eyes so methinks he's a bit shy Grin

Helloooo, Mr. Mantis Smile

That is one amazing ULTRA CLOSE shot in V1, Carol!! Awe. Some.

Andrew Grin
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2013 6:42PM
Great set and hello back
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
8 Sep 2013 6:46PM
Thats close - love these critters Carol.
jaktis 14 84 Sweden
9 Sep 2013 5:25AM
WHat a close up

ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
9 Sep 2013 8:46PM
Brilliant work Carol, he's cute in a strange sort of way Tongue

9 Sep 2013 11:53PM
Wow, that's close. Superb detail, Carol.

Ridgeway 11 222 2 Ireland
12 Sep 2013 12:45PM
Had to be clicked when I saw the thumbnail.
Very cool Carol.

hebdens 12 5
14 Sep 2013 10:47AM
Wow, that's close. Super capture, he looks a real beast ...
Carol, this is pure class !! A MARTIAN HAS LANDED !!!!


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