Mantis From Last Year

Helicon Focus Mantis - D700, 70-200mm, 15 image stack

Helicon Focus Mantis – D700, 70-200mm, 15 image stack

Some images from last year on a card I just got around to processing. This is a 15 image stack using Helicon Focus, a very useful program. Click to view larger…
Here’s a 100% enlargement from the image above:

Helicon Focus Mantis - 100% enlargement

Helicon Focus Mantis – 100% enlargement

Mantis & Russian Sage

Mantis & Russian Sage - D700, 70-200 w/1.3 & 500D

Mantis & Russian Sage – D700, 70-200 w/1.3 & 500D

Three variations of the same mantis in the Russian sage, good hunting ground. I used Helicon Focus on all of these, 8, 4 and 13 image stacks in that order. Click on images to view larger…

Mantis & Russian Sage 2 - D700, 70-200 w/1.3 & 500D

Mantis & Russian Sage 2 – D700, 70-200 w/1.3 & 500D

Mantis & Russian Sage 3 - D700, 70-200 w/1.3 & 500D

Mantis & Russian Sage 3 – D700, 70-200 w/1.3 & 500D