Tuesday, October 6, 2015

When The Model Takes Over The Photoshoot

August 10th. I always take any opportunity to photograph Chinese Mantises. They are usually agitated when I first catch them but they seem to sense that I mean them no harm and settle down and start climbing over me – usually up my arm onto my shoulder or head. 

This female – she was heavy with eggs – had different ideas. She started to climb over my camera and the light I use for macro shots.

I managed to unscrew the light and took a couple of shots of her occupying the light. Positively sassy!

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