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“Budding Photographer?”

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"Budding Photographer?"
While cleaning the yard last summer, I came across a baby praying mantis. Excited, I carefully picked him up and placed him in my wildflower area. I ran in the house to get my camera and tripod, then set up and fired off a couple of exposures.

Realizing that I wanted to get some fill light, I ran back into my house to get my strobe. And when I came back to him I was astonished to see he started taking his own pictures!
--Mario Giannone
Barrington, IL

© 2007, Mario Giannone, All Rights Reserved

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