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Thailand, Koh Samui 2007.
I like the detail and the eye contact with this Elegant Mantis ...




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xOmarkOx Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2009
WOW, it's freaking pretty!!
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How much does your lenses cost you?
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ninazdesign Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2009  Professional Photographer
Thanx a lot...my lenses cost a lot...i have 3 different Canon....
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xOmarkOx Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2009
Whaoh~
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ninazdesign Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2009  Professional Photographer
:rose:
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bloodthirstyDimitrix Featured By Owner May 20, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
I looove praying Mantises!! They're so cool, so interesting... When I was little I kept a bunch at a time during the summer as pets. :D
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ninazdesign Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2008  Professional Photographer
Thanks :D
Wow, that's cool!
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bloodthirstyDimitrix Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome! It was fun, until My grandma found them and made me set them all free. >_<
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ninazdesign Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2008  Professional Photographer
Aww ...
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BoomerShin Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2008
Hey! Now, this one is really great, too!! Beautiful shot!!
Amazing! So... detailed!!
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:iconninazdesign:
ninazdesign Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2008  Professional Photographer
Thanks dear :glomp:
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:iconzeneece:
ZeNeece Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2007
wonderful. perfect. beautiful. elegant. :D :D :D
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:iconninazdesign:
ninazdesign Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2007  Professional Photographer
wow, thanks dear :bow:

:smooch:
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:iconvw1956:
vw1956 Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful detail :clap:
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:iconninazdesign:
ninazdesign Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2007  Professional Photographer
Thanks a lot :bow:

:blowkiss:
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mspadfoot2 Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2007  Student Writer
This is soo great; I love the fact that it is looking at you.
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:iconninazdesign:
ninazdesign Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2007  Professional Photographer
Yes, he sure is a good poser :giggle:

:thanks:
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:iconmaxrom:
maxrom Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2007  Hobbyist Writer
That's awesome!! :) You know how to capture an elusive subject. Marvelous work.
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:iconninazdesign:
ninazdesign Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2007  Professional Photographer
Thanks so so much dear :bow:
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bergamont27 Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2007
yes, he's defintly kool
and awesomly green
love the colours
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:iconninazdesign:
ninazdesign Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2007  Professional Photographer
Thanks D
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houseofwolves Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2007  Professional Photographer
I LOVE mantis.
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:iconninazdesign:
ninazdesign Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2007  Professional Photographer
Thanks hon, amazing insects :wow:
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DreamsUnderStars Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2007
I love this picture! Praying mantis-es are sooo cool.
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:iconninazdesign:
ninazdesign Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2007  Professional Photographer
Yes they are, thanks :bow:
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:iconbmyvalentine:
BMyValentine Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2007
Wow..lovely shot!
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:iconninazdesign:
ninazdesign Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2007  Professional Photographer
Thank you :hug:
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Sharpeshots Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2007
these are amazing creatures, they dont live here naturally, but i think they're sold as pets maybe.
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:iconninazdesign:
ninazdesign Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2007  Professional Photographer
maybe, thanks dear :rose:
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SpaceSamuraiKelsey Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2007
fantastic detail! I guess I've never gotten close enough to see how pretty praying mantis are... until now. lol
very interesting :D
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ninazdesign Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2007  Professional Photographer
Thanks hon, so nice to hear you like this :bow:
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frozenpin Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2007
oh my god...this is beautiful :love:
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:iconninazdesign:
ninazdesign Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2007  Professional Photographer
Thank you so much :bow:
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Katiria-the-Cat Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
Mantis' are very beautiful animals..and your photo shows it very good :hug: ^^
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ninazdesign Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2007  Professional Photographer
Thanks a million :D :D

:blowkiss:
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6Daywalker6 Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
i really love that you can see where he's looking at in the fullview size :D
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:iconninazdesign:
ninazdesign Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2007  Professional Photographer
Thanks dear :bow:
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:iconheartnflight:
heartNflight Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2007
Creepy little bugger! He looks so shiny plastic like he looks like one of those toy bugs. :giggle:
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ninazdesign Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2007  Professional Photographer
:thanks: it is real ;)
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:iconploffoff:
Ploffoff Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2007
"I didn't do it!" said Martin the mantis.
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:iconninazdesign:
ninazdesign Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2007  Professional Photographer
:giggle:
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Ploffoff Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2007
True story. :nod:
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:iconninazdesign:
ninazdesign Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2007  Professional Photographer
Thanks :bow:
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:iconangoma:
angoma Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2007
Beautiful..
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:iconninazdesign:
ninazdesign Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2007  Professional Photographer
Thank you so much :blowkiss:
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DafoeofLenin Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
Great shot, I love how you can see all the details:)
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:iconninazdesign:
ninazdesign Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2007  Professional Photographer
Thank you :hug:

:heart:
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BouvreTheGreat Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2007
The contrast in this photo blows my mind.

Great work.
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:iconninazdesign:
ninazdesign Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2007  Professional Photographer
Thank you :hug:

:heart:
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BouvreTheGreat Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2007
No problem. ^_^
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:iconninazdesign:
ninazdesign Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2007  Professional Photographer
:bow:
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November 4, 2007
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Camera Data

Make
OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.
Model
uD800,S800
Shutter Speed
1/1000 second
Aperture
F/2.8
Focal Length
8 mm
ISO Speed
125
Date Taken
Jan 26, 2007, 7:09:56 AM
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