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In our garden last autumn.

A big thank you to Jim (canonfan) for his U/A for yesterday's upload Garden Spider with Wasp, your award is really appreciated Jim,
Fred.

Brand:PENTAX Corporation
Camera:Pentax K10D Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:smc Pentax-D FA 100mm F2.8 Macro
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:1 Sep 2012 - 11:29 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/16.0
Shutter Speed:1/180sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Garden Spider - araneus diadematis.
Username:Badgerfred Badgerfred
Uploaded:8 Jan 2013 - 12:04 AM
Tags:FJE745, Im5132, Natural history, Spider, Wildlife / nature
Votes:39

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2013 - 12:05 AM

brilliant detail fred belting colours too a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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canonfan
canonfan e2 Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
8 Jan 2013 - 12:15 AM

A brilliant macro with lots of detail Fred
Jim

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achieverswales
8 Jan 2013 - 12:35 AM

Has he eaten all that wasp Fred, great colours and sharpness again. By the way I am going to the butterfly farm at Symonds Yat on Wednesday if you fancy it.

Regards

Trev.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2013 - 12:48 AM

Exceptional image, very impressed by the sharp hairs on his legs!

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
8 Jan 2013 - 1:00 AM

She is got to be the "queen B" of all your garden spiders... Look at those magnificent markings on her!
A very admirable Macro! Grin
IB

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 7618 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States43 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2013 - 1:01 AM

I think this an orb weaving spider Fred. I had a beauty in my garden last year Smile

Anne

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Humblebee
Humblebee  2 England
8 Jan 2013 - 1:08 AM

A superb macro of this, dare I say it, beautiful spider, and the clarity of its markings are fantastic ... Carol Grin

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
8 Jan 2013 - 3:32 AM

I thought this glutton would finish off all your garden bugs - now he will just have to go hungry for a while !! A great photo with great colour and detail Fred !.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8146 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2013 - 6:47 AM

Such a beautifully marked spider, Fred, very well captured. Carol

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2212 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2013 - 7:13 AM

Great macroSmile
NettaSmile

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barbarahirst
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8 Jan 2013 - 7:32 AM

You do find some good ones

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2013 - 7:39 AM

Another fine spider macro shot.

Albert

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43651 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2013 - 8:36 AM

Larger than life and still as ugly. A cracking macro Fred.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41101 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2013 - 8:51 AM

Looks like he's going hungry today, Fred TongueGrin

Dave

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kazza12
kazza12  2 United Kingdom
8 Jan 2013 - 9:25 AM

another good one fred well captured SmileSmile karen

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Gerryrys
Gerryrys  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2013 - 9:32 AM

Nice colours Fred. Well captured.

Gerry

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morpheus1955
8 Jan 2013 - 10:00 AM

Excellent macro shot Fred, superb detail and colours

Hugh

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2013 - 10:33 AM

Superb Fred.
Ron

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luckybry
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8 Jan 2013 - 10:40 AM

cracking image well spoted and taken

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
8 Jan 2013 - 11:50 AM

Excellent Fred, they are getting bigger and bigger with detail, like it regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2013 - 1:06 PM

Good lighting and detail here Fred.

Ray

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Growmore
Growmore e2 Member 5Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2013 - 1:50 PM

Lovely golden capture of this ruthless killing machine Fred, it's a great close up.

Gary

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 2leontari vcard Greece
8 Jan 2013 - 4:05 PM

Great macro. good lighting

Effrossini

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Rende
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8 Jan 2013 - 4:29 PM

Excellent macro Fred.
Rende

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2013 - 5:00 PM

Another great macro Fred..Lin

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bobhowell
bobhowell e2 Member 2bobhowell vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2013 - 6:51 PM

scary,, Smile great macro shot Fred

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8 Jan 2013 - 7:41 PM

You and these arachnidsWink

Adrian

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8 Jan 2013 - 9:05 PM

A corker of a close up, you've captured its markings quite beautifully

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Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
15 Jan 2013 - 9:37 AM

Thanks everyone for all comments and clicks,
Fred.

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