Liza Rock's picture

The Texas Unicorn

Check out this amazing looking mantis, the Texas Unicorn Mantis ( Phyllovates chlorophae). I just really love the mantids that have amazing projections on their heads.
Equipment used: Sony A7rii camera with Canon mp-e 65mm macro 1-5x magnification lens, Sony flash HVL-F43M with custom diffusion, Handheld focus stacked image

ISO 200
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Jim Elve's picture

Nice one! Just curious - how many images in the stack & was it a live specimen?

Liza Rock's picture

Thank you! This was a small stack of around 6 images and yes very alive ;)

Andres Moline's picture

great portrait!

Liza Rock's picture

Thank you dear Andres!

Aaron Duke's picture

Beautiful shot!