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Praying mantis - Sunset II

 
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MacroLuv



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PostPosted: Sat Sep 02, 2006 10:01 pm    Post subject: Praying mantis - Sunset II Reply with quote

Praying mantis posing on the dry grass stalk at sunset time. Very Happy
A little bigger ISO (88 instead my standard 64) and not so close flash distance.



Camera model Olympus SP-320
Date/time 24.08.2006/19:53:51
Exposure time 1/30 s
F-number f/5.6
ISO 88
Focal length 8 mm
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 03, 2006 4:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Now this one is just plain "CUTE" Background is beautiful
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Gordon C. Snelling



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PostPosted: Sun Sep 03, 2006 5:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I agree, I love the dark backround.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 03, 2006 6:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I agree, this is a cute shot and an excellent background to set off the mantis, thanks Nikola! Very Happy
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 03, 2006 7:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks like it's turning it's little head to face the camera..... Very Happy
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 03, 2006 11:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for comments guys! Background is of original place and time, I only captured it. Impression of background is darker due to flash. But that is roughly how usually sky looks over my vacation place at sunset. In live is much better of course. Very Happy
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