Magellan of the Garden

26 June 2013 9 Comments Home » Insects etc.

Magellan of the garden, a dewy demon
caught on the bejeweled tip
of the moon’s shadow.

A newborn mantis contemplates the garden

Chinese Praying Mantis | Tenodera aridifolia sinensis


  • Sandesh on 500px said:

    Very impressive, really good work.

  • Jeff on G+ said:

    Cute!… I was just getting ready to upload a baby praying mantis photo,
    myself. :)”

  • Nagy on 500px said:

    Wonderful mood and composition, great shot.

  • Nicolas on 500px said:

    Wonderful macro.

  • Tanjica on Flickr said:


  • Mark on G+ said:

    Wow, simply a great photo. With that backdrop to the flower covered in drops. Then that Shadowy figure on the petal.

  • Devyani on G+ said:

    This is just perfect!!! :)

  • Diane said:

    Love the dew drops on the flower!….beautiful!

  • Rick said:

    Thanks Diane. No shortage of dewdrops lately.

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