African flower mantis

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dy5
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African flower mantis

Post by dy5 »

A couple of 'studio' photos of a Pseudocreobotra ocellata male. Its a colorful, moderately small (30-50mm) African species that sits in or near flowers waiting for unsuspecting prey to arrive.

Nikon D800; Voigtländer 125mm macro lens; multiple flash lighting; single frame.
Pseudo portrait for posting.jpg
Pseudo really close post.jpg

wwheeler48
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Re: African flower mantis

Post by wwheeler48 »

Beautiful image.

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