Boo

By:  don-overton  •  3 months ago  •  18 comments

Boo
One of my favorites

On a yellow rose

  

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Don Overton
1  author  Don Overton    3 months ago

It's better with the original size IMO

 
 
 
Ender
1.1  Ender  replied to  Don Overton @1    3 months ago

Yikes. Just noticed the flower invader. Looks like it is pissed you blew its hiding spot.

Mean little suckers.

 
 
 
Kavika
2  Kavika     3 months ago

The Mantis is grinning. Look out Ender, it may thing that your lunch...jrSmiley_4_smiley_image.png

Cool photo.

 
 
 
Ender
2.1  Ender  replied to  Kavika @2    3 months ago

Haha   I wouldn't doubt it. I picked one up once as a kid and it bit me. Can't stand those things.

 
 
 
Kavika
2.1.1  Kavika   replied to  Ender @2.1    3 months ago

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dave-2693993
2.1.2  dave-2693993  replied to  Ender @2.1    3 months ago

LOL.

What it is tell you is, not to pick it up.

Put the back of your hand out and if it decides to get on your hand, it will.

I used to have one that joined me on the front porch rocking chair in the evenings while I had a beer or two.

 
 
 
epistte
2.1.3  epistte  replied to  dave-2693993 @2.1.2    3 months ago
LOL.

What it is tell you is, not to pick it up.

Put the back of your hand out and if it decides to get on your hand, it will.

I used to have one that joined me on the front porch rocking chair in the evenings while I had a beer or two.

They used to be a common sight in my annuals and perennials in late summer but I don't think that I saw even one this past summer.   They will often walk on to your hand if you are still.

 
 
 
dave-2693993
2.1.4  dave-2693993  replied to  epistte @2.1.3    3 months ago

I haven't seen any for a while either. I think neighbors using chemicals in the yard aren't helping.

 
 
 
epistte
2.1.5  epistte  replied to  dave-2693993 @2.1.4    3 months ago

I've stopped using chemicals in my yard and on my roses. It's better for my health and my yard.

 
 
 
epistte
3  epistte    3 months ago

Pretty yellow rose.  I don't see mantis as often as I used to. 

 
 
 
Badfish Hαηd ⊕Ƒ †Hε Ωuεεη
4  Badfish Hαηd ⊕Ƒ †Hε Ωuεεη    3 months ago

where did you take that picture and with what type of camera? It's a beautiful picture!

 
 
 
Don Overton
4.1  author  Don Overton  replied to  Badfish Hαηd ⊕Ƒ †Hε Ωuεεη @4    3 months ago

In the backyard with a Nikon D 40 one of the nicest of the reasonable cost nikons

 
 
 
Don Overton
5  author  Don Overton    3 months ago

Some on tell me how to joint this group, please

 
 
 
Ender
5.1  Ender  replied to  Don Overton @5    3 months ago

This is the one most people are in.

https://thenewstalkers.com/a-macarthur/group/3/creative-arts-on-the-newstalkers

I think it is an open group and you just have to hit join.

 
 
 
Perrie Halpern R.A.
5.1.1  Perrie Halpern R.A.  replied to  Ender @5.1    3 months ago

Thanks Ender for doing my work! :)

 
 
 
A. Macarthur
5.2  A. Macarthur  replied to  Don Overton @5    3 months ago

Don,

Just show up … the Group is open to all.

https://thenewstalkers.com/a-macarthur/group/3/creative-arts-on-the-newstalkers

Tomorrow I'll post the Creative Arts Group regular feature … Creative Arts Thursday/Friday … post whatever creative work you care to … as many items as you like. Members will give feedback if you'd like, or, simply enjoy what you post.

 
 
 
A. Macarthur
6  A. Macarthur    3 months ago

Glad to see another photographer here on NT!

Keep sharing your photos, Don.

 
 
 
pat wilson
7  pat wilson    3 months ago

Love it ! I have a similar pic with a katydid.

 
 
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