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Camera:Canon EOS 350D
Lens:Canon macro 50mm + extension tubes
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Spider - take 1
Username:Phoebecat Phoebecat
Uploaded:5 Jun 2007 - 4:10 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro
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jaspernina
jaspernina e2 Member 71048 forum postsjaspernina vcard Wales
5 Jun 2007 - 4:12 PM

Great image.

Thanks

Stephen

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piccy
piccy e2 Member 8piccy vcard Wales
5 Jun 2007 - 4:19 PM

No wonder i don't like spiders Smile
Freda

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Varanus
Varanus e2 Member 932 forum postsVaranus vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2007 - 4:27 PM

Great stuff, nice to see a new angle on a usual suspect!

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Flashman01
Flashman01 e2 Member 7Flashman01 vcard United Kingdom
5 Jun 2007 - 4:35 PM

Very creepy, great shot!

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MediumSizeUnavailable
MediumSizeUnavailable e2 Member 91503 forum postsMediumSizeUnavailable vcard Belgium44 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2007 - 4:37 PM

beautiful. Did you take this through glass ?

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Phoebecat
Phoebecat e2 Member 8Phoebecat vcard Italy
5 Jun 2007 - 4:59 PM

Hi Koen,

No, it was a straight shot with a 50mm macro and a two extension tubes totalling 48mm. This, plus a 2.5 F stop gave me incredibly short DoF so that, even though it was a tiny spider, when the tips of the legs were in focus the body was already blurred. What I did was focus on the spiderís body, move back a tad and then shoot about 7 frames in fast succession as I moved slowly closer again. Around frame 5 the spider's body was again in perfect focus but I far preferred this one which was frame 2.

Chuffed you like it

Matt

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bliba
bliba e2 Member 9bliba vcard Austria2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2007 - 5:10 PM

like the angle .....very arty

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2007 - 5:13 PM

Almost abstract Matt. Ron.

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HowardA
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5 Jun 2007 - 5:18 PM

Hate spiders, love this.
Howard

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MandyS
MandyS e2 Member 8MandyS vcard United Kingdom
5 Jun 2007 - 6:00 PM

The impact for me in this image of yours is those 3 in focus tips of those legs.
Excellent composition and framing.
~ Mandy ~

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Glynn
Glynn e2 Member 81169 forum postsGlynn vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2007 - 6:49 PM

Great effect Matt and a superb image

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TheImagepoint
TheImagepoint e2 Member 8TheImagepoint vcard
5 Jun 2007 - 9:15 PM

great angle of view, and very creative..
alex

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2007 - 9:25 PM

Good imagination here.Effective image.
Mick.

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sparklep
sparklep e2 Member 7146 forum postssparklep vcard 1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2007 - 10:16 PM

Great image.

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2007 - 10:39 PM

A very different perspective. Nice selective focus here.

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User_Removed
5 Jun 2007 - 11:34 PM

simple but effective

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chrissd
chrissd e2 Member 9304 forum postschrissd vcard United Kingdom
6 Jun 2007 - 7:47 AM

this is so good Matt, very interesting how you took this image
chris

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DaveU
DaveU e2 Member 81344 forum postsDaveU vcard England121 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2007 - 7:56 AM

Arachno-art .... you can even make 'orrible little spiders look arty. Can't stand spiders, but I can appreciate the quality of the image. Won't be hanging this one in my lounge though.

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riprap007
riprap007 e2 Member 101568 forum postsriprap007 vcard England37 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2007 - 8:52 AM

very different from you, this is a cracker, well thought out and shot, very effective macro abstracted shot- so typical of yours too. Love it.

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AlanBW
AlanBW e2 Member 8AlanBW vcard England
6 Jun 2007 - 11:15 AM

Amazing shot Matt, very different and impressive

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davidhu
davidhu e2 Member 9davidhu vcard United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2007 - 8:30 PM

Minimal but very good, Matt.
Dave

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User_Removed
7 Jun 2007 - 5:08 AM

great work!... does look like taken on glass as Koen said!... well done!

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BlueRoom
BlueRoom e2 Member 873 forum postsBlueRoom vcard United Kingdom20 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2007 - 3:50 PM

Highly unusual and very effective.

Eric

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phototime
phototime e2 Member 8phototime vcard United Kingdom
7 Jun 2007 - 9:03 PM

Superb work here,love the effect works very well nicely done.


Mo.

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dianah
dianah e2 Member 824474 forum postsdianah vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2007 - 8:39 PM

Wow Matt..this is quite ghostly! This effect works really well.
Di

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BeiK
BeiK e2 Member 8BeiK vcard Scotland
8 Jun 2007 - 11:50 PM

I am totally lost....what the mmm... is this ?
Bitte

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Ceciliat
Ceciliat  9 Philippines
9 Jun 2007 - 2:35 AM

This is a very pleasing natural capture and very refreshing to look at.
Nice one Matt.
Cesie

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thorn
thorn e2 Member 10124 forum poststhorn vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2007 - 2:34 PM

Hi Matt,
love your minimalist look to this one,natural and your style of work on nature now,brilliantly done.Perfect.Take care.AnnSmile

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oppo
oppo  8 Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2007 - 7:51 PM

It doesn't need to be sharp to be a good one. I like it Matt.

Phil

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CaroleA
CaroleA e2 Member 8CaroleA vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2007 - 6:18 PM

Brilliant and artistic image. Simple but effective.

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ChrisOs
ChrisOs e2 Member 9ChrisOs vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2007 - 9:18 AM

Probably about the last thing you'd see if you were a small fly. Scary sort of image. Very effective.
Chris

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Wibbles
Wibbles  7 England
27 Jun 2007 - 7:09 PM

Excellent! I couldn't work out if it was the centre of a flower, a person or a spider! I've decided it's the later!
Absolutely amazing shot! Definite click!

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User_Removed
22 Oct 2007 - 10:13 PM

great one this matt. I somehow lost my fear of spiders, which used to be huge, over the years. But this nearly brings it back. I'd put an HC on this one but I'm not P. Cheers, hope you're well. Bert

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