12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

I love photographing insects! I was lucky enough to spot this Praying Mantis in the garden on a fall afternoon. The lighting was perfect and the mantis stayed still long enough for me to snap several shots.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Columbus, Ohio, United States of America
Camera: Canon PowerShot ELPH 100 HS
Copyright: © Courtney Denning