Cobwebs Shiver

25 April 2012 14 Comments Home » Insects etc.

Cobwebs shiver with her tiniest move,
a mantis nymph rules an underworld
ready for a brutal reckoning,
the next instar a far-off dream.

A mantis nymph rules the underworld

Praying mantis | Tenodera aridifolia sinensis


  • Leila on 500px said:

    Great shot!

  • Jeff on 500px said:

    Really good work.

  • Ludo on Jungle Dragon said:

    Breathtaking! Colourful and glistering.

  • Gernot on Jungle Dragon said:

    This looks so unreal – it’s incredible!

  • Tanjica on Flickr said:

    Remarkable macro, technically and artistically brilliant.

  • Karunakaran on 500px said:

    Good capture

  • Steven on Focusing On Wildlife said:

    Great post!

  • Don on Facebook said:

    Awesome photo!

  • Matthew on G+ said:

    Great capture!~!

  • Walter on G+ said:

    Nice shootin’

  • Diane said:

    She looks delicate, dainty, deadly, stunning in all her glory. A newborn, she will grow up fast and then FEAST! SWEET MOMENT!

  • Rick said:

    Thanks Diane. She conducts her future.

  • Margaret on G+ said:

    Wonderful post and wonderful photograph! Great macro!!

  • Shawn on G+ said:

    Fantastic image, very cool words… “The next instar a far-off dream” is awesome… 🙂

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