Insects

Challenge #2 in the Nature series. Hosted by Valterj.
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A mantis' last prayer
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Shot in in our hostel back in 2006. That's a scale model of a Bugatti Veyron in the background. This shot was taken with me lying fully prone on the ground with the lens extended completely to its 432mm eq. zoom. I love the way the mantis is looking at the camera.
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Submitted: Friday, 22nd May, 2009 11:36 (GMT)
Taken: Tuesday, 5th September, 2006
Focal length: 432 mm
Shutter speed: 1/40 sec
Aperture: F3.2
ISO: 200
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