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I saw this weeny jumping spider deep in the depths of a calla lily, and spent ages waiting for him to emerge.

Brand:Olympus
Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:jumper in a calla
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:1 Apr 2011 - 5:52 AM
Tags:Arachnid, Calla lily, Close-up / macro, Flower, Flowers & plants, General, Humour / fun, Spider, Wildlife / nature
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prabhusinha
prabhusinha Plus Member 7prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2011 - 6:05 AM

V 2 is superb.

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jaktis
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1 Apr 2011 - 6:07 AM

He got his eyes on you, or at least a couple of them

Peter

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goso
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1 Apr 2011 - 6:27 AM

I didn't realise they were so tiny ! - another top nature study set Carol ...Bill

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper Plus Member 6109 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2011 - 6:35 AM

Great set and the 2nd shot is soooo good.

Andy

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LynneJoyce
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1 Apr 2011 - 6:37 AM

Adorable!

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accipiter
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1 Apr 2011 - 6:50 AM

Fine set Carol - love v2. Imagine having eyes all around your head! Wonderful. A

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KarenFB
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1 Apr 2011 - 7:15 AM

Isn't he sweet!! My favourites today are 2 and 4! Version 2 shows just how tiny this little spider is.

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samarmishra
1 Apr 2011 - 7:20 AM

Hi Carol, excellent presentation, lovely set of images of the jumper but of it loved the most is the V2 and V1. Excellent as usual..

Samar..

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cjl47
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1 Apr 2011 - 7:28 AM

Great close ups
chris

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barbarahirst
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1 Apr 2011 - 7:28 AM

cute critter

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VIKI
VIKI  8 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2011 - 7:39 AM

Well spotted he's such a tiny boy.

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Imagephotographics

Wonderful set of captures Carol - love V2

Chris

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2011 - 7:42 AM

An excellent set Carol - couldn't have had a better place to be photographed

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Rock
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1 Apr 2011 - 7:42 AM

Your special pet !

We are visiting Newby Hall this morning hope I find interesting insects such as you do.

Rock

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Len1950
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1 Apr 2011 - 7:48 AM

Great set Carol, those eyes!! V2 is superb.

Len

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RonnieAG
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1 Apr 2011 - 7:53 AM

Another excellent set, Carol: I find that row of eyes quite disturbing for some reason......I reckon it can see a lot better than I can!Wink Of the four, V 2 is my favourite.
Ronnie.

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User_Removed
1 Apr 2011 - 8:35 AM

Excellent captures Carol, even though I don't like spiders, this one looks almost cute, and for me thats saying a lot. Smile
Lucien

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1 Apr 2011 - 9:05 AM

Excellent macro images Carol,
Fred.

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gingerdelight

Superb as ever Carol. V2 is my favourite - a little beauty!
Carol

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digital_boi
1 Apr 2011 - 9:59 AM

all excellent but V2 stands out today for me seeing more of the plant gives scale to the weenie spider click nice work

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JJamree
JJamree  3 Malaysia
1 Apr 2011 - 10:16 AM

nice shot....worth waiting...

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1 Apr 2011 - 10:22 AM

amazing images, well done .

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SlowSong
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1 Apr 2011 - 10:26 AM

Aw, so cute. I love V2. She looks so tiny hiding in that huge flower. SmileSmileSmile
Chris

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danbrann
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1 Apr 2011 - 11:03 AM

Like headlamps shining in the dark.

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1 Apr 2011 - 11:51 AM

V2 is excellent!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
JNC

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dmhuynh72
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1 Apr 2011 - 12:12 PM

Cute and outstanding macro carol, v2 really shows how tiny it is.
regards
Yung

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Joline
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1 Apr 2011 - 12:13 PM

I must concur. V2 is a real beauty. And he is a cute little monster.

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Norfolkboy
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1 Apr 2011 - 12:14 PM

Superb macro Carol.
Colin

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sable
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1 Apr 2011 - 12:14 PM

Super set of images - Elizabeth xx

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jabe
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1 Apr 2011 - 12:18 PM

Grin That's what i call bright eyed and bushy tailedGrin

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1 Apr 2011 - 12:24 PM

I did not realize how tiny the beastie was until I saw V2! Great capture! Patti

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2011 - 1:15 PM

V2 does it all for me, great detail and shows so well how very tiny this wee critter really is!

Ann

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unicorn17
unicorn17  6 Scotland
1 Apr 2011 - 1:20 PM

Marvellous macro as always and fun to see. Gill

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1 Apr 2011 - 1:42 PM

I quite like these wee cute spiders, well your shots, not the actual spider Wink. 4 lovely shots and V1 is my favourite today. Moira

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Adderwatcher
1 Apr 2011 - 1:51 PM

Lovely set of captures Carol!
Scott

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GlenD
GlenD  7 United States
1 Apr 2011 - 1:52 PM

I love these spiders, those eyes look like they should light up at night! great shots Carol...hope your feeling better!
Glen

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Daisymaye
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1 Apr 2011 - 2:12 PM

All four images are great Carol. Such good detail in them............Sandy

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Patricia Fenn
1 Apr 2011 - 2:51 PM

V2 is a cracker, love the way it give a strong feeling of size and the comp is great.

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DanielD
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1 Apr 2011 - 4:29 PM

Superb set, Carol - I can't decided which one is better - I love them all - very good close up

Daniel

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1 Apr 2011 - 6:02 PM

Well worth the wait, Carol Wink He looks so tiny, and his location in the flower certainly shows the scale. Brilliant set of close-ups Smile
Hope you're feeling a bit better today Smile
Trev Smile

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Lillian
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1 Apr 2011 - 7:53 PM

What a tiny (and Cute!) little chappie Carol almost like he wanted the photo taken
well done to you
Lillian

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1 Apr 2011 - 9:13 PM

such detail in this very small spider - yuk!

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Peagreen
Peagreen  4 England1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2011 - 9:23 PM

Excellent set of captures, Carol.Smile What a tiny spider , love the eyes. V2 is my favourite.
Take care, enjoy your weekend,
Pauline

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1 Apr 2011 - 10:09 PM

Another fine set Carol Smile

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piccy
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2 Apr 2011 - 10:16 AM

He looks sweetGrin

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2 Apr 2011 - 10:59 AM

astonishing shots every one superb

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2 Apr 2011 - 6:51 PM

Fine work Carol, I think he went inside that lily to answer the calla nature!Wink

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LexEquine
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2 Apr 2011 - 11:03 PM

'Excellent set of macro captures of this marvelous little Spider'>...LEx Wink

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3 Apr 2011 - 4:24 PM

Love the composition of V2, he has certainly got his EYES on you!

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Dave_Holdham
3 Apr 2011 - 6:53 PM

Catchlights to four eyesSmile brilliant set, v1 for me

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viscostatic
10 Apr 2011 - 8:31 AM

V2 really shows how tiny it is.

Phil.

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16 Apr 2011 - 7:24 PM

V2 for me too!

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