we are in disagreement...I say she, Cory says he. Either way, we have a praying mantis friend living in the planter on our front porch.
I noticed her last week when Cory was watering the flowers. At the time, we tried to take pictures, but not with much luck...but post-photography class, we were able to snap some better shots when we saw her again tonight.
Oh, Cory also got a new fancy flash...so that helped with taking the pictures in the dark with the poor porch-light lighting.
Then we set the exposure time on the camera to like 30 seconds and we ran around the front yard and played with the flash: