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Bug eyes


90 comments:

  1. gorgeous shots :-)
    happy week !

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  2. Neat insect captures and macro shots. Great post! Thank you for hosting, enjoy your week!

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  3. I was fascinated by these guys when I was young - the way their head moved and their eyes on the ends! Have a lovely week and thank you for hosting.

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  4. Great catch. I've never seen a praying mantis with it's backside curled up like that, only long an flat. Different.

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  5. Great close up shots of the insects.

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  6. So beautiful photos !!!
    Greetings
    Marion

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  7. interesting little animal.... I never see this in my region. I capured bumblebees sleeping :)

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  8. Just fantastic shots !!!! Nature is gorgeous !!
    Have a happy new week !!

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  9. A little spooky, but very functional.
    Thanks for hosting

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  10. Ooh, you got him changing color. How neat! Great photos too, naturally.

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  11. These are some brilliant photos Sue!

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  12. Praying Matis are such interesting insects! They look quite intelligent to me.

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  13. I love the way it looks like the praying mantis was modeling for you in the last two shots. It's looking right at you. Blessings!

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  14. That's a really fascinating close up of a stick insect.

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  15. Wow, great shots of that praying mantis! They are such alien-looking creatures, aren't they?

    Thank you for hosting!

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  16. I don't think my comment got through! Wow, such sharp pics! not only do I like they eyes but also the legs and how they hold their body:) Happy week!

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  17. I love your ability to capture the tiniest things (and appreciate them too!). I cannot do another thing but to smile when I see those bug eyes. Like when they are looking straight at you.

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  18. Great close-ups of this fascinating creature!

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  19. Awesome captures - thanks so much for sharing. :)

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  20. Praying mantis are so strange and beautiful insects! Thanks for having me invited to your link-party.

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  21. very nice shots! I do love praying mantises! and the way they curl up their bodies is so typical... especially when they feel threatened...

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  22. Hi! Very cute mantis's photos. Your macro photos are very beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

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  23. Fantastic captures!! Thanks for sharing with us...

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  24. I so need to get a micro lens! Have a great week!

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  25. beautiful closeup shots ... loved the green background :)

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  26. I find these guys to be super creepy..especially when they follow you with their eyes..gives me the willies.
    Great close up!

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  27. The last picture is amazing - as if you two made eye contact, the insect has that look that says: Did I sign a release for that picture" or "This is my better side, so snap away. A bit of attitude from this mantis - but a great capture!

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  28. Hi there,
    Very cool bug (not sure what to call it) and a set of lovely macros against the greenery!
    Thanks for visiting me also.
    Have a Great Day!
    Peace :)

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  29. Great photos! We have no praying mantis here - very interesting creatures!
    Thank you for your visit and invitation.
    Have a good week, Moni aka Minkamo

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  30. Great capture of the praying mantises!

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  31. What great shots of the praying mantis! He actually looks like he's looking at you!

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  32. I must say that I am intrigued by macro photography, but I have never tried to do any true close-ups. Nice work.

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  33. Very neat! My stepdaughter has one of these in her classroom.

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  34. Great shots, I like the curve of the mantis' body, and of course its weird triangular head and eyes, the ultimate insect predator. They make me glad I'm not a bug.

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  35. I'm not fond of bugs but these are cool shots!

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  36. These are amazing captures Up close you can see their wee personalities :)

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  37. Love the closeups, even though I'm not a bug fan!

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  38. These photos are so cool!

    http://joycelansky.blogspot.com/2015/07/im-professional-artist.html

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  39. I love praying Mantis! So very cool!

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  40. A mantis freaks me out just a little bit less than a big hairy spider freaks me out. These are gorgeous photos to look at, but I'm sooo glad you shared photos and I didn't have to be face to face with a real one.

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  41. Great macro shots, excellent colors.

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  42. That is a super cool photo and closeup. Love it.

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  43. WAU! This must be difficult to capture!:)

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  44. Great shots Sue, love the 2nd one especially - he looks like an extra from Antz :)

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  45. Amazing capture! I can only imagine how long you stayed just to get these =)

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  46. Those are beautiful photos of insects!

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  47. Cool shots! I love the last one where the insect is looking right at the camera!

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  48. Lovely shades of green. Great captures!!

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  49. Hi Y'all!

    Insects are some of the most colorful and beautiful creatures. Love those photos.

    Y'all come on by,
    Hawk aka BrownDog

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  50. Wow! Praying Mantis! Look at the curve on its abdomen!

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  51. My son would like this post but for me it is eww bugs no way no how!!

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  52. nice macro, spot on nice and crisp!

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  53. I love praying mantis! we used to catch them all the time. let them pinch onto our fingers. such interesting little creatures, and you captured it beautifully.

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  54. Great capture. Did you have to get real close, or were you able to use super zoom or something? Because I've never seen a preying mantis that close up before!

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  55. Your bug is a marvel of nature. Much nicer than the huge scorpion I saw yesterday in the desert.

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  56. love the macro shots...praying mantis is cool :)

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  57. Terrific shots of the ugly BUGS eyes,,
    ,Didn't BURL Ives sing of The ugly BUG Best wishes,
    Di.
    ABCW team.

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  58. What a wonderful image. It has beautiful detail!!! Have a wonderful day!

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  59. Great macros, those bugs are really interesting, its forms are inspiration to Science-Fiction films and novels!

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  60. My mother used to find the egg sacs of these wonderful creatures and hatch them in a safe place from wasps and birds. Mother started do be a an organic farmer when she, in the 50's, saw the devastating effects of DDT.

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  61. Very cool! We sometimes see these guys at our local park and I've always found them fascinating.

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  62. I love the second one. He seems to have "expression".

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  63. Thank you for a glimpse into the little bug's life!

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  64. Wonderful macros! He looks smitten by your camera ;)

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  65. You're lucky he stayed still long enough for you to capture his essence. Great photos!

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  66. Oh these are great Sue. The mantids are cool looking insects and predatory at that.. Thank you for linking in and I am glad to see how well your linky is doing.. Michelle

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  67. I love these macro shots, insects are so fascinating when up close x

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  68. Thanks for hosting.. lovely picture!
    Angela xx

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  69. What an excellent macro photos!!!

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  70. Amazing closeup shots. I probably would miss even the leaves if I tried. Thanks for sharing.

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  71. oh wow what great close up pics of Bug Eyes - great photos :)

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