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Taken at local nature reserve.Triedto photograph a dragon fiy but failed.Not a bad day got spider instead.
As always thanks for all the previous comments and votes.Ilook forward to all future comments and critique.Beenguilty of not leaving comments been working long hours.

Camera:Canon400D
Lens:sigma 105
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:SPIDER
Username:csr csr
Uploaded:19 Sep 2007 - 9:30 PM
Tags:Close up, Spider, Wildlife / nature
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graeme34
graeme34  7 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2007 - 9:33 PM

Superb macro

Graeme

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Nettles
Nettles  7 England
19 Sep 2007 - 9:34 PM

Crikey, what a strange spider, looks like a mushroom on his back.
Great shot, love the way you have the fly in there as well. Good capture of the web and that frightening spider.
Excellent. Annette

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RuthyJ
RuthyJ  8 England
19 Sep 2007 - 9:41 PM

Now thats close. Great shot.

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Briwooly
Briwooly  8452 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2007 - 9:42 PM

Looks good Chris

Brian...........................

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Hop-A-Long
19 Sep 2007 - 9:44 PM

Excellent capture for you and the spider.
Andy

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bfgstew
bfgstew  8668 forum posts England105 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2007 - 9:44 PM

Cracking macro work, love the droplets on the web, superb.
Stew

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franken
franken e2 Member 123128 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2007 - 9:56 PM

Truly amazing!

Ken

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crimp
crimp  7 England
19 Sep 2007 - 9:56 PM

Excellent shot, Well done!
Kelly

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stevebidmead
19 Sep 2007 - 10:02 PM

Great capture, smashing presentation.
Steve

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
19 Sep 2007 - 10:10 PM

Excellent capture, the detail is superb,
Fred.

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Adrian_Reynolds
19 Sep 2007 - 10:12 PM

Great catch Chris, Nature can be gruesome and beautiful at the same time, love the image, Adrian

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DP_Imagery
DP_Imagery e2 Member 9DP_Imagery vcard Wales6 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2007 - 10:59 PM

Oh, I don't like this at all ;-( The photo's great but the wee beasty gives me the heebeejeebees Wink LOL. A cracking macro shot, beautifully presented. Now pass me the bucket -barrrrrrrrf. Bruce

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2007 - 11:31 PM


Quote: The photo's great but the wee beasty gives me the heebeejeebees

Exactly! I went all shaky - I wonder how you got so near without letting the camera drop.
Chris the brave?
Johanna

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phototime
phototime  8 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2007 - 11:36 PM

Excellent macro shot,wonderful detail and presentation.


Mo.

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2007 - 12:14 AM

Super cool shot....

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TripleDshake34
20 Sep 2007 - 12:55 AM

Great shot. Superb detail. Well done

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ChristineL
20 Sep 2007 - 7:34 AM

a super close up,
Chris.

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imagio
imagio  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2007 - 7:43 AM

Superb capture

Bernie

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Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2007 - 7:56 AM

A great capture Chris . The Spider looks as if he will have his supper all wrapped up . Have you tried a white orEPZ blue background ? xx

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piccy
piccy  8 Wales
20 Sep 2007 - 8:14 AM

Oh, yuk, spider and the fly - nicely taken.
Freda

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2007 - 8:24 AM

Great detail here.Love all the shapes in the web.Good one( and thats without the cherry picker too)
Mick.

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padawson_1
20 Sep 2007 - 9:19 AM

Great shot, Scarey!!
Peter

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Andree_Borrel
20 Sep 2007 - 10:11 AM

WoW stunning Chris, such detail, magical

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7122 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2007 - 1:30 PM

Great shot Chris so this spider wasnt on top of humber bridge then

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Possum
Possum  8148 forum posts England
20 Sep 2007 - 3:22 PM

Extraordinarily good macro work, even if it did scare me half to death!
Allie

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RoseTeal
RoseTeal e2 Member 9RoseTeal vcard England
20 Sep 2007 - 4:58 PM

Fabulous - glad I'm not that fly!

Rose

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Mikelane
Mikelane  7 Wales
20 Sep 2007 - 6:25 PM

Great capt .Two captures in one you capture it .And it captures its food .Well done .
Mike

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riprap007
riprap007  101568 forum posts England37 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2007 - 6:40 PM

wonderfully ailien appearance!

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Pegon
Pegon  978 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2007 - 9:33 PM

Well spotted and caught.
Pete.

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BonaFideNut
20 Sep 2007 - 9:53 PM

Nice macro. The dof is great and the details seem really deep and sharp. Nice lighting, too. I like how your frame seems to be laid under the webbing. Nice work.

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Caledonia
Caledonia  8 Scotland
20 Sep 2007 - 10:45 PM

Magic Macro! Great detail, composition and frame! A prize photo!
Marie

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dawnmichelle
dawnmichelle e2 Member 7dawnmichelle vcard United States
20 Sep 2007 - 11:04 PM

to close for comfort!! loll Great detail and micro. Love the midnight snack in your frame.

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MandsH
MandsH  7 England
20 Sep 2007 - 11:27 PM

Brilliant macro shot - bit scary though
Mandy

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glazzaro
glazzaro e2 Member 970 forum postsglazzaro vcard United States23 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2007 - 11:45 PM

Looks like a formidable creature, nice shot, Spot on! Click!!!

Greg

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JimV
JimV  8 Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2007 - 2:45 AM

Have read all the comments and I'll go with Annette's. Sorry (in a way) that I looked at the large version...UGH!
Rgds., Jim

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Brilane
Brilane e2 Member 8Brilane vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2007 - 3:41 AM

Nice, fine, detail.
Brian

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Chrism8
Chrism8  7745 forum posts England14 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2007 - 5:54 AM

Hi Chris, superb shot

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TyChee
TyChee e2 Member 9187 forum postsTyChee vcard United States1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2007 - 12:01 PM

Excellent closeup!
Ty

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gerrymac
gerrymac  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2007 - 2:14 PM

Superb presentation,really different,like the fly in the corner...poor devil....
Gerry

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moglen
moglen  71 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2007 - 2:18 PM

YUKKY, but well done. glen x

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rocky41
rocky41  10167 forum posts England
21 Sep 2007 - 7:17 PM

great depth of field not keen of the green frame but great pic ............Smile.............

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Barbaraj
Barbaraj  7450 forum posts England
21 Sep 2007 - 10:52 PM

fantastic mushroom looking spider.

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kcranmer
kcranmer  7 United States
22 Sep 2007 - 12:14 AM

Oh wow amazing shot!! *click*

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firzhugh
firzhugh  9 New Zealand
23 Sep 2007 - 1:15 PM

fantastic capture

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dianah
dianah  824474 forum posts United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2007 - 8:29 PM

Ooh it is a bit like something from a horror film,,superb macro though!
Di

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GillyB e2 Member 9316 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2007 - 11:14 PM

All been said......really good close up!

gill

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25 Sep 2007 - 11:44 AM

Wonderful capture with excellent composition and detail.
Rende

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daffydill56
25 Sep 2007 - 9:44 PM

Not sure but this could be a crab spider. Whichever one it is, you have done a great job here.

Fran

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TonyFrith  7 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
26 Sep 2007 - 6:34 PM

great shot of spider & its dinner ,but dont like the frame
Tony

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newy17
newy17  8273 forum posts United Kingdom
28 Sep 2007 - 6:09 AM

wow the detail is superb chris superbly captured.
ian

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wyatturp  8 England
2 Oct 2007 - 2:01 PM

colours work well with detail

Doug

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29 Oct 2007 - 9:08 AM

Wow - fantastic shot.
Sandra

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Leightonhs
10 Jan 2008 - 2:27 PM

Very nice, three other friends think so too.

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photoliosis
30 Jan 2008 - 11:23 PM

Excellent capture.. that fly didnt die in vain.

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26 Jun 2008 - 10:41 PM

great macro shot chris . had a bit of trouble whit my 40.d got some rain on the joystick and it stopped working just goes to show the weather proofing isent that clever

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