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Rolling Home.

This spider was in my garden waste collection bin............... spider size approx 8 mm.

Its got a pulley system set up with its web and is hauling the cocoon vertically up the inside of the bin.
I have rotated the image.

Thanks for stopping by.

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Camera:Nikon D90 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 150 EX macro.
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Rolling Home.
Username:bricurtis bricurtis
Uploaded:15 Aug 2012 - 7:55 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, General, Insects., Spiders, Wildlife / nature
Votes:44

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2012 - 8:07 PM

Amazing capture Brian

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8687 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1531 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2012 - 8:36 PM

Looks like a pilates spiderGrin!
A great find, Brian, and beautifully captured on its way out of the bin, it probably didn't feel safe inside there.

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85744 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2012 - 8:39 PM

Nature at it's best Brian

I trust she and her brood survivedSmile

Adrian

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 81873 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2012 - 8:57 PM


Quote: Nature at it's best Brian

I trust she and her brood survivedSmile

Adrian

At the moment Adrian they are tucked up nicely in a corner of the lid of the bin out of harms way.

Brian.

howdog
howdog e2 Member 525 forum postshowdog vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2012 - 9:12 PM

Wow Brian a stunning macro shotSmile
Iain

DalesLass
DalesLass e2 Member 21717 forum postsDalesLass vcard United Kingdom
15 Aug 2012 - 9:25 PM

What a fantastic macro!

Jude

Snapitt
Snapitt e2 Member 5Snapitt vcard
15 Aug 2012 - 9:58 PM

Excellent macro Brian of this fascinating little female Crab Spider (Misumena vatia). The females are excellent parents and are very protective of their offspring. Well captured.

Jane

franken
franken e2 Member 112917 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2012 - 10:06 PM

Outstanding macro Brian!

Ken

Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
15 Aug 2012 - 10:29 PM

Nice one! GrinGrinGrin What an artist! IB

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 2186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2012 - 11:48 PM

looks like a hard juob that you captured here in perfect detail

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 5:50 AM

What a fantastic capture, Brian. Carol

goso
goso e2 Member 7goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 7:40 AM

First class Brian ...Bill

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 53997 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 9:07 AM

Amazing nature.
x

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4180 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 10:25 AM

How extraordinary and how beautiful - love the detail! I also love Pamela's idea that he's doing pilates! Smile
Ann

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore16 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 11:21 AM

The genius of Mother Nature. Astounding. And how well you've captured it too!! Well DONE, Brian.

Andrew

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 6FeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 12:08 PM

Well spotted Brian, good shot and like that hint of a reflection too,
Geoff

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 7:52 PM

Amazing macro Brian. Superb shot.
Ron

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 10:14 PM

I'm glad you didn't waste this photographic opportunity Brian, it looks like both you and the spider have bin very busy recentlySmile

Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 8176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 11:30 PM

Brilliant capture Bri !!
Steve

teocali
teocali e2 Member 6191 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2012 - 10:47 AM

Outstanding and very unique macro capture, Brian. Spot on detail and superb textures, tones and clarity. Perfect title and great narrative.
Sylvia

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4133 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
18 Aug 2012 - 3:55 AM

Superb macro shot in a rather awkward situation although quite handy.
Ronnie.

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