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Challenge: What? (Basic Editing III)
Camera: Canon EOS-20D
Lens: Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX Macro AF for Canon
Location: Oskaloosa Iowa
Date: Oct 15, 2005
Aperture: 0.6
ISO: 100
Shutter: F8.0
Galleries: Animals
Date Uploaded: Oct 15, 2005

Close up of a Praying Mantis

Place: 129 out of 274
Avg (all users): 5.1310
Avg (commenters): 5.5556
Avg (participants): 4.7500
Avg (non-participants): 5.3356
Views since voting: 719
Views during voting: 315
Votes: 229
Comments: 9
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/24/2005 01:30:44 PM
Nice shot. Looks almost sureal with all the detail on the face. Very nice capture.
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10/24/2005 02:28:00 AM
Nice macro lens!
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10/23/2005 09:40:04 AM
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10/21/2005 09:34:39 PM
What a rare find. A chrome headed Mantis. lol Good job, and great idea.
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10/21/2005 07:41:23 PM
Very nice...Great job..!!
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10/20/2005 08:17:03 AM
A preying mantis?
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10/19/2005 09:00:31 PM
Sometimes DOF is hard to capture in a macro. I find it difficult to locate the exact focal point or pehaps it was washed away by the harsh lighting of the flash.
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10/19/2005 09:43:07 AM
took me a minute to figure out what this was.....daym! thats close! whe white of its head looks a bit odd( did you use a flash that close?) good luck :o) ~~Cher~~
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10/19/2005 04:37:47 AM
Good idea but unfortunately too little DoF, would have wanted the eyes to be in focus at least.
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