Sometimes, You Just Know it’s Going to be One of Those Days.

This was a young praying mantis, the body only about an inch long. He was, though, a very quick hunter. The mantis was mugging for a solo shoot until a bee showed up on the scene, then he forgot all about me and concentrated on lunch.

a few seconds earlier . . .

Ah, lunch has arrived




  1. Beth

    Bad break for the bee…good break for Dave and the praying mantis 🙂 Very cool image.

  2. Anita

    Amazing! You were at the right place at the right time–and you knew what to do about it!

  3. Marcie

    Stunning macro(s). Beautiful soft colors. Great capture!