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Killer Photograph - Orchid Female Mantis  Hymenopus Coronatus  9 Of 10 by Leslie Crotty

Orchid Female Mantis Hymenopus Coronatus 9 Of 10 is a photograph by Leslie Crotty which was uploaded on September 11th, 2012.

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What an amazing capture, composition toning as good as it gets - this is a work of art v/f

Leslie Crotty replied:

THANKS SO MUCH JIM! THIS ORCHID MANTIS IS ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL AND UNIQUE IN THE MANTIS FAMILY! YOU HAVE GOOD TASTE! THANKS AGAIN FOR YOUR F/V, LES

Looks like an albino Praying Mantis on some great purple colors--v/f! ~Jeff at JSJ Photography

Leslie Crotty replied:

JEFF, THIS ORCHID FEMALE MANTIS IS ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL IN THE MANTIS SPECIES, YOU HAVE GREAT TASTE, AND ALSO THANKS SO MUCH FOR YOUR F/V, LES

Wow, this is fascinating! voted fav

Leslie Crotty replied:

THANKS SO MUCH ROSANNE, FOR YOUR COMMENT, VOTE AND FAVORITE, LES

You got my Wow factor on this absolutely awesome capture and superlative presentation, Leslie! You should be the top photo genius behind features in a publication, like Science Monthly, Nat Geo, or some other famous publication, as you shots and presentations are better than I have ever seen in "Science" texts or magazine! Your details on this is are extraordinary. I am so happy you joined our group, so I can promote these awesome pieces of natural beauty that many would never see otherwise. Thanks for sharing! fave and vote

Leslie Crotty replied:

RANDY, THANKS SO MUCH FOR YOUR BEAUTIFUL COMMENT ON THIS IMAGE AND THE MANY OTHERS YOU HAVE PREVIOUSLY! THANKS AGAIN, LES

Fascinating image!!!!! v

Leslie Crotty replied:

THANKS SO MUCH TAMI FOR VIEWING, COMMENTING AND VOTING ON MY LITTLE GUY! LES

This is just beautiful Les! Love this capture of the female insect! :) f/v!!

Leslie Crotty replied:

THANKS ANNE FOR YOUR NICE COMMENT AND (F/V), LES

Leslie, your photography is simply AMAZING! This one is especially awesome. voted

Leslie Crotty replied:

NAN, THANKS FOR YOUR NICE COMMENT AND VOTE TOO!, LES

Beautiful image! Incredible creature, gorgeous colors, I can see why it's called an 'orchid'! VF!

Leslie Crotty replied:

THANKS BYRON, AND I DID CHANGE TO THE CORRECT KEYWORD AND DESCRIPTION FROM ORCHARD TO "ORCHID", THANKS FOR PICKING THAT UP, LES

A great macro and colours, V

Leslie Crotty replied:

THANKS PETE, LES

Amazing colors. I have never seen one of these

Leslie Crotty replied:

JEAN, THEY ARE ALL GOD'S LITTLE CREATURE'S! I'M GLAD YOU LIKED THEM! LES

Wow-I have never seen anything like this, its unique and full of color - voted:)

Leslie Crotty replied:

THANK YOU PAUL, LES

I am a fellow member of ‘Macro photographs’ and I am just taking a quick run though to vote your FEATURED work. V &F … Elaine

Leslie Crotty replied:

THANKS ANDREW, LES

Wow, your capture is cool, love this bug's dancing, fun and well done, Leslie! Thank you:)!

Leslie Crotty replied:

THANKS XUELING, LES

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