David Alaniz Photography

Natures turn…….

Praying Mantis

Taken this morning at Brazos Bend State Park. This little guy was about 2″ long and blended in real good. I was bent over looking at something else when I must have made him nervous and saw the movement. If he hadn’t moved I most likely wouldn’t have seen this photo op.
Nikon D800, 105mm, f/5.6, 1/60 flash, Ev +0.67, ISO 200


4 responses to “Praying Mantis

  1. Lyle Krahn July 27, 2014 at 4:39 pm

    That’s taking blending in to a whole new level. I’m often grateful for movement to help me find wild things.

  2. Mary Strong-Spaid August 17, 2014 at 7:58 pm

    Great photo–looking right at you!
    The praying mantis is so fascinating.
    Looks like a very intelligent being….from another planet!

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