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A rather large and hairy spider showing me his catch!

Brand:Olympus
Camera:Olympus FE-210 Check out Olympus Image Space!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:this is yummy!
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:26 Nov 2011 - 7:15 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Humour, Humour / fun, Macro, Nature, Spider, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:81
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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smartbox
smartbox  5 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 7:19 AM

Yikes, the scale of this capture really makes the spider look scary big. Well captured and nice presentation.

BJ

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cjl47
cjl47  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 7:20 AM

YOU'RE LATE! lol.
I thought you were poorly again.
Good close up, great detail,
chris

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84170 forum postsKarenFB vcard England160 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 7:24 AM


Quote: YOU'RE LATE! lol.
I thought you were poorly again.

That's what I was going to say!! Wink

Carol, I envy you a lot of your insects - but not this one! This one you can keep all to yourself! Well photographed mind, lots of gruesome details!

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franken
franken e2 Member 112926 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 7:32 AM

Excellent ( and a little scary!) set of macro's.


Ken

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 5LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom95 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 7:39 AM

An adorable arachnid eating a delicious breakfast - yum yum!!!

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85750 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 7:49 AM

Mornin' Carol - a bit squeamish for me, after last night's Chinese take-awayTongue

V3 gives the best overall view IMHO

There is a fresh South-Westerly blowing in these parts, but never the less, it is off to the woods in 45 minutes or soGrin

Adrian

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Rock
Rock e2 Member 11Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 8:13 AM

Alright !

Rock

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 8:18 AM

An excellent trio Carol - where's the Pano?

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samarmishra
26 Nov 2011 - 8:27 AM

Hi Carol, this is really a cracker. Excellent capture, excellent eye contact with perfect exposure and very well presented..

Samar..

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illiboy
illiboy  5
26 Nov 2011 - 8:53 AM

[quote]YOU'RE LATE! lol.
I thought you were poorly again.

That's what I was going to say!! Wink

Carol, I envy you a lot of your insects - but not this one! This one you can keep all to yourself! Well photographed mind, lots of gruesome detailsGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 9:27 AM

More than enough pin-sharp details, I have so tell you!! Great macro work.

Ann

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zapar40
zapar40  466 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 9:28 AM

a superb set, love v3 for how large you have made him look.
nice one, ant.

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5250 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 9:30 AM

amazing

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 5barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 9:54 AM

These really are exceptional....
The detail is stunning!

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 9:59 AM

Amazing and wonderful Set of images,Carol,very well done,
saeid

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114435 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 10:11 AM

Bit gruesome, but still a good find Carol.....

Ade

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4134 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 10:13 AM

Marvellous close up work, Carol, the detail captured so impressive.
Ronnie.

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 4Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 10:31 AM

Now that is a close up!! Carol those are worthy of the UA
well captured
Lillian

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 2M_squared vcard United Kingdom
26 Nov 2011 - 10:34 AM

A terrific macro. The lighting level adds to the sinister quality. 2 and 3 look particularly threatening. Well done.

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 53999 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 10:41 AM

My finger always hovers that bit longer over the button when I see you've posted something like this with SUCH BIG LEGS!!! Superb shots. I have to be brave to look at them, but it's worth it.
Chris

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Gray_ina
Gray_ina  5
26 Nov 2011 - 11:01 AM

Hi Carol, I love these 3 great detail, regards gray.

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unicorn17
unicorn17  5 Scotland
26 Nov 2011 - 11:18 AM

fabulous carol ! So v busy just now and will catch up over Christmas hols with everyone ! Celebrating Wink H's 25th tonight !Wink

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 6FeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 11:18 AM

Tons of detail in all Carol and nicely focused well on the eyes, a superb set all round,
Geoff.

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digital_boi
26 Nov 2011 - 11:27 AM

great close up detail Carol V3 is the winner here by a nats whisker

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England53 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 11:38 AM

No shots of it on your finger then.

Excellent images even by your high standard

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achieverswales
26 Nov 2011 - 11:50 AM

Love them all Carol but feel my skin start to creep.

Regards

Trev.

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 6dmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 11:55 AM

very close up and big in detail, three great shots Carol.
have a good weekend
Yung

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viscostatic
26 Nov 2011 - 12:06 PM

3 beauties of this lovely spider having lunch. Great macro photography Carol.

Phil.

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
26 Nov 2011 - 12:09 PM

Horribly and gastly! Amazing captures... IB

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 7Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 12:30 PM

Everything has to eat, I supposeSmile

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gingerdelight
26 Nov 2011 - 12:57 PM

How wonderful! He/she brought his/her catch so you could photograph it! Wink
Three tremendous shots here Carol, well captured!
Carol

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jonwebber
jonwebber  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 1:51 PM

Hairy spider eating lunch, what sharp eyes you have.
jon

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 1:54 PM

Superb detail in these Carol. ............Sandy

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RTDS
RTDS  5 Cyprus
26 Nov 2011 - 2:44 PM

Excellent macro's of this cool spider Carol.
Great details.
Robert

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 5TrevBatWCC vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 3:23 PM

Just amazing Carol, stunning set of close-ups as we've come to expect from you Smile
Trev Smile

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 4:40 PM

Fantastic set Carol but quite glad they're stills, a video with movement would send me running for cover.Smile
Joan.

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SandraKay
SandraKay e2 Member 6230 forum postsSandraKay vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 6:30 PM

V1 is the star of this excellent set, Carol.
Sandra

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moiral e2 Member 3moiral vcard Scotland
26 Nov 2011 - 6:53 PM

Did you have a bit of his catch Carol, maybe before he guzzled it, maybe just ot be polite? WinkGrin Great set of captures. Moira

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
26 Nov 2011 - 6:59 PM

Fabulous trio with amazing clarity.

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Samuel_Aron
Samuel_Aron Junior Member 3 England2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 8:18 PM

Brilliant macros!
Sam.

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Growmore e2 Member 5Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 8:28 PM

Amazing close ups Carol and great set. Gary

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 2186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 10:07 PM

excellent detailed dinner series.. Did he ask you whether he may have one of our models for roast??

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Peagreen  3 England1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 11:59 PM

Fantastic set, Carol. Brilliant detail, brilliant images. Well capturedSmile
Take care, hope you are enjoying your weekend, Pauline

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posty57  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Nov 2011 - 5:40 AM

It's all been said better than I can Smile

Barry

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KTrueman  2 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2011 - 12:56 PM

Great shot of a Wolf Spider Smile....i have never been lucky enough to have seen one...Sad

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sweetpea62 e2 Member 3sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Nov 2011 - 2:50 PM

Brilliant..Lin

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sedonamoonshine

just incredible !!!!!!!

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Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2011 - 11:13 PM

An awesome set of macros Carol, congratulations on the User Award. I'm sure Illiboy is a Maratsuikka multi, or if he isn't he's his brother, the styles and manerisms of the two are uncannily similarWink

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DevilsAdvocate
8 Dec 2011 - 9:57 AM

MAGNIFICIENT!!! Smile

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Steffen1209
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16 Dec 2011 - 4:10 PM

It's probably more like her catch after mating. Female spiders are not very nice to their partners after mating. Lovely shot though.

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