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My latest diversion…hatching a Praying Mantis eggsack. I’ve always been fascinated by the Mantis. Now I’m going to have the chance to try to raise them firsthand. And hopefully get some great pictures as they mature through their lifecycle.
I found this Praying Mantis eggsack yesterday at my mother-in-law’s farm. I found several actually, but this is the only one that didn’t look hatched out, or invaded by little red ants.
After I got home, I prepped a 10 gallon aquarium with branches for molting, planted some seeds for plants to grow, added some lights and the eggs, and now all I need to do is wait. Hopefully, it pops soon
I’ll let you know how it goes.
P.S. If you’re looking for instructions on how to care for baby or adult Mantis’, Carolina Biological Supply has a really nice 3 page caresheet (here).
(Admin Note: You can follow this weekly series on the blog pages of www.LizotteStudios.com. You can find this first weekly tip here)
I’ve been getting a lot of questions from friends and family lately about how we take some of the pictures we do, what camera should they buy, and in general, how can they use their camera better.
I’ve decided to put together some really easy tips for learning to take incredible photos, even with a very simple camera. I’ll publish a new tip every Monday. If you follow along and try the things we talk about, you’ll see a major difference in your photography in just a few weeks. None of my tips will take more than 10 or 15 minutes to learn, and I promise I’ll make it fun. Even the homework assignments. Yes, I said homework…but it will be fun. Read more... (608 words, 1 image, estimated 2:26 mins reading time)