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Garden spider with her supper neatly wrapped, in our garden last Autumn.

Brand:PENTAX Corporation
Camera:Pentax K10D Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:smc Pentax-D FA 100mm F2.8 Macro
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:14 Oct 2012 - 2:59 PM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/16.0
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:On, Fired
White Balance:Manual
Title:Garden Spider - araneus diadematis.
Username:Badgerfred Badgerfred
Uploaded:6 Jan 2013 - 9:51 AM
Tags:FJE743, Im6716, Natural history, Spider, Wildlife / nature
Votes:45

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Jellyfire
Jellyfire  241 forum posts United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2013 - 9:53 AM

Great action macro

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43672 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2013 - 10:12 AM

Fascinatingly gruesome.

Regards Nathan

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8146 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2013 - 10:17 AM

Well caught, Fred, both by yourself and by the spider Grin Carol

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
6 Jan 2013 - 10:47 AM

A great capture Fred - the cruelty of nature at its best Smile

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8317 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2013 - 11:02 AM

Good one Fred

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 96179 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2013 - 11:06 AM

That's nature for you

Survival of the fittestWink

Adrian

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2013 - 12:07 PM

A gruesome capture Fred and well presented.

Ray

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2013 - 12:20 PM

Gruesome details, but I'll bet she enjoyed her mealGrin

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
6 Jan 2013 - 12:47 PM

Great shot Fred, lunch all wrapped up! good macro shot with detail, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41116 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England137 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2013 - 1:10 PM

Probably still digesting it.. lovely detail, Fred.

Dave

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2013 - 1:49 PM

Fine ' natural history ' shot Fred.
Ron

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achieverswales

That will last him Fred, excellent detailed capture!

Regards

Trev.

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canonfan
canonfan e2 Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
6 Jan 2013 - 2:52 PM

Superb macro image Fred
Jim

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christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 3christinecilia vcard England
6 Jan 2013 - 2:53 PM

great macro shot. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Growmore
Growmore e2 Member 5Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2013 - 3:01 PM

Good one Fred but Sunday diner is ready and this may put me off it.

Gary

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2013 - 3:06 PM

CRRREEEPPYYYYY!

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 2leontari vcard Greece
6 Jan 2013 - 3:25 PM

Excellent details. The poor insectGrinGrinGrin
Effrossini

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UrbaneMagick
UrbaneMagick e2 Member 2143 forum postsUrbaneMagick vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2013 - 3:57 PM

An image & a half..but what are you trying to do to me...more fluffy creatures...please!!! :-p

GarethSmile

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morpheus1955
6 Jan 2013 - 4:29 PM

Superb shot Fred, excellent detail and colour

Hugh

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2214 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2013 - 6:00 PM

Great macroSmile
NettaSmile

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2013 - 7:45 PM

Life in the raw well captured.

Albert

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Humblebee
Humblebee  2 England
6 Jan 2013 - 11:06 PM

Super shot Fred, and even if it does make one shudder, and it does, plenty of fine detail of both prey and preyer, sorry spider Wink ... Carol GrinGrinGrin

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
7 Jan 2013 - 2:44 AM

Remarkable macro and the drama portraid in your image... Well spotted! IB

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
7 Jan 2013 - 1:40 PM

Thanks everyone for all comments and clicks,
Fred.

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8 Jan 2013 - 9:02 PM

A terrific piece of macrowork Fred

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 11:44 PM

Looks like breakfast, lunch and dinner all nicely wrapped up, Fred: fine macro work.
R.

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