Baby Mantid

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  1. TCimages

    TCimages TPF Noob!

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    These little things are so cute. Surprisingly hard to photograph. They hop all over the place. They were about an inch long
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    Excellent shots again.
    The last one is amazing:thumbup:
    What settings did you use for those shots?
     
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    Ahhh How I wish I had a macro lens :)

    Great pics :)
     
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    Putting aside such mundane matters as available budget for the moment, I can highly recommend the Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 should you be looking. Check out a few of the more recent images on my flickr site of you want to see what it's capable of.

    ...and back on topic. TCimages, your shots are now the 'must' see ones here for me. Mantids are now officially cuter that otters or penguins...
     
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    Great work again TC :)
     
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    I love the first shot. I have got to start working on one of those DIY macro lens.
     
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    Nice shot as usual man!
     
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    Great shot especially catching the fly, and i know just how suprisingly difficult these little mantids are.

    tim
     
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    Wow, these are wonderful. These must have been hard to take with the little buggers jumping everywhere.
    Good job, they're really cool!
     
  10. TCimages

    TCimages TPF Noob!

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    Thanks for all the wonderful comments. I appreciate it. At one point, I had one on the end of my lens while I was taking shots of another. Damn I love nature. Photography is such a wonderful hobby! I appreciate things on such a different level now.
     
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    I'm a little disturbed at your idea of cute TC!

    Super shots as always!
     
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    TCimages TPF Noob!

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    ok, So I'm a little wacky. lol
     

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