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Crab Spider and Phlox: a portrait

Friday stuff--------

More tendrils as I can process them---Thanks for looking!

Brand:Nikon CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Tamron SP AF 180mm f/3.5 Di Model B01 Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Focal Length:180mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.4
Aperture:f/10.0
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Title:Crab Spider and Phlox
Username:taggart taggart
Uploaded:19 Aug 2011 - 12:03 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, Humour / fun, Portraits / people, Specialist / abstract
Votes:78

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Aug 2011 - 12:08 AM

A beautiful image and detail, lovely presentation.Well done..Lin

Last Modified By sweetpea62 at 19 Aug 2011 - 12:09 AM
RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
19 Aug 2011 - 12:13 AM

The phlox with it's with it's little visitor is beautifully captured and presented: another excellent image, Jenn.
Ronnie.

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
19 Aug 2011 - 12:37 AM

Well detailed and so well presented too Jenn.
Excellent shot.
Mick.

franfoto
franfoto  6 England32 Constructive Critique Points
19 Aug 2011 - 12:39 AM

Beauty and the beast here Jenn. The Crab spider- Misumenta Vatia is also know as white death.

This is expertly processed and presented and makes for delightful viewing.

Fran

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
19 Aug 2011 - 12:42 AM

Beautiful and amazing macro Jenn. Superb detail in that little spider............Sandy

gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
19 Aug 2011 - 12:48 AM

Interesting shot -- almost looks like he's embracing the purple area.

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
19 Aug 2011 - 1:04 AM

WOW! Fran, you have served me dessert! Thank you!


(dinner at our house coincides with the day change on epz!)

franfoto
franfoto  6 England32 Constructive Critique Points
19 Aug 2011 - 1:16 AM

Enjoy your desert Jenn, it's way past my bedtime here in the UK
Night night zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.

Fran

gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6548 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
19 Aug 2011 - 1:17 AM

Both subjects complement the other so well. - gary

dawnmichelle
dawnmichelle e2 Member 7dawnmichelle vcard United States
19 Aug 2011 - 3:10 AM

don't ya love these tiny little guys.. they look like are smiling when you get up on their little faces... beautiful capture and processing

Imagephotographics

Wonderful image - well taken Jenn

Chris

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7134 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
19 Aug 2011 - 5:51 AM

Very beautiful, Jenn. Carol

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Aug 2011 - 7:14 AM

wonderful comp jenn brilliant colour and detail congratulations on the well deserved ua a cracking capture nice one Wink
andy

Last Modified By andylea at 19 Aug 2011 - 7:17 AM
EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
19 Aug 2011 - 8:20 AM

The beauty of this just bowls me over Jenn.SmileSmileSmile
Joan.

NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
19 Aug 2011 - 8:28 AM

Nicely worked and presented ,good stuff.

EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
19 Aug 2011 - 8:48 AM

Love the way your little Spider seems to be giving the flower a hug! One very lovely image.

Ann

Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
19 Aug 2011 - 8:48 AM

Excellent stuff Jenn, really like the finish and presentation....

Ade

morpheus1955
19 Aug 2011 - 9:02 AM

Fantastic image Jenn, beautifully captured and presented.

Hugh

gingerdelight
19 Aug 2011 - 9:10 AM

An amazing capture Jenn, the little spider "hugging" the flower!
Carol

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
19 Aug 2011 - 9:35 AM

WOW. what a pity you already had the award this week, otherwise this one would deserve it.

Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 740 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
19 Aug 2011 - 10:01 AM

Like the treatment here Jenn.

Best Matt

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 632 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
19 Aug 2011 - 11:06 AM

Well this is a specimen we have in the UK too Jenn, got some shots last year but they haven't been around of late,
Superb detail and presentation here,
Geoff.

Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
19 Aug 2011 - 11:56 AM

Outstanding in every way.

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
19 Aug 2011 - 2:07 PM

Excellent Jennn.
Ron

GillyB
GillyB e2 Member 9316 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
19 Aug 2011 - 3:31 PM

Nature and art .... brilliant Jenn!

gill

LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
19 Aug 2011 - 3:52 PM

'Excellent, lovely, & artistic digital image presentation'...Peter Wink

dven
dven e2 Member 9dven vcard United Kingdom
19 Aug 2011 - 3:52 PM

Beautiful delicate colours and detail.

dven

Samuel_Aron
19 Aug 2011 - 5:23 PM

Fantastic macro!
Sam.

MalcolmM
MalcolmM e2 Member 948 forum postsMalcolmM vcard Scotland4 Constructive Critique Points
19 Aug 2011 - 6:16 PM

Superb macro....

Cormy
Cormy  7 England
19 Aug 2011 - 6:48 PM

Beautifully soft pastels in this very fine Natural History shot,Jenn.
Cheers
Alan

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
19 Aug 2011 - 7:04 PM

quite amazing

ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
19 Aug 2011 - 7:23 PM

Beautiful capture.

oldgreyheron
oldgreyheron e2 Member 7124 forum postsoldgreyheron vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
19 Aug 2011 - 7:47 PM

This looks like some sort of bizarre embrace Jenn. I like it.

Mike

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Aug 2011 - 9:25 PM

An exquisite image Jennnn, this is macrowork of the very highest calibre

SteveMoulding
SteveMoulding e2 Member 5SteveMoulding vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
19 Aug 2011 - 10:54 PM

A stunning shot, worthy of all it's awards.
Steve.

DanielD
DanielD  4 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2011 - 1:49 AM

Excellent!

Dan

JimV
JimV  8 Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2011 - 2:52 AM

Took a good look at this spider's face and thought he should be in The Muppet Show Jennn Grin
Rgds., Jim
PS. Congratulations on all the well deserved awards Jennn!

Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2011 - 9:08 AM

This is quite beautiful Jennnnn. Dont think there will be any Crab Spiders caught on my Phlox Smile xxx

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2011 - 10:17 AM

I never ever thought that a spider on a flower could make such a beautiful and romantic image. Jennnn, this is divine. Not just the image but the whole package.

Andrew

Alan_Baseley
Alan_Baseley e2 Member 13323 forum postsAlan_Baseley vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2011 - 12:25 PM

Terrific shot Jenn,
Alan

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2011 - 1:00 PM

So well captured Jennn, and so deserving of the awards..congratulations
Lillian

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Aug 2011 - 2:46 PM

lovely shot

MikeGreaves
21 Aug 2011 - 8:24 PM

This is stunning!!!! Superb capture of the crab spider and flower, with lovely pastel colours Smile
Great job
Mike

AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 7613 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States42 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2011 - 2:55 PM

I think unless one has seen one of these Misumenops in real life one has no idea how small they are - beautiful capture Jenn.

Anne

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