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Many thanks for your great echo to the French blueSmile
Sorry for not being around the last two days. I have been working non-stop for 12 hours a day and didn't have time to drop in Sad

Here is a pretty spider having dinner in our garden! Just having a fresh mixed grill in the hogweed. No, still no book Ade (help!)

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D3x Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Micro Nikkor 200mm f/4 D (IF) Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:14 Jul 2012 - 5:44 PM
Focal Length:200mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.1
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:640
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:Ant and fly mixed grill isn't bad!
Username:annettep38 annettep38
Uploaded:19 Jul 2012 - 8:54 PM
Tags:Ant, Close-up / macro, Fly, Hogweed, Insect, Spider, Wildlife / nature
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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51390 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England146 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 9:12 PM

Amazing spider and excellent detail, Annette.

Dave

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SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 7SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 9:14 PM

A real beauty.

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Skeet1Away
Skeet1Away Plus Member 469 forum postsSkeet1Away vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 9:17 PM

Annette, fantastic shot, great colours and detail. The back of the spider is stunning.

Paul.

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JenniCh
JenniCh  1032 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 9:26 PM

Great capture, Annette, lovely detail and presentation.

Jenni

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jdinne
jdinne  12 England
19 Jul 2012 - 9:33 PM

Wow stunning Annette, great capture.

John

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 533 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom87 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 9:40 PM

Humorous caption. Great image.
Was that a Nikon macro lens you just bought?
Or is just the way you take them?
KateGrinGrinGrin

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lostnspace2011
19 Jul 2012 - 10:04 PM

What a fantastically coloured Spider. A great shot and great title Annette Smile

Mark

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Norfolkboy
19 Jul 2012 - 10:23 PM

Super image & composition, Annette.
Colin.

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canonfan
canonfan Plus Member 5canonfan vcard United Kingdom
19 Jul 2012 - 10:27 PM

Fantastic image and colour Annette
Jim

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HELANA
HELANA  5 United Kingdom
19 Jul 2012 - 10:28 PM

Grate shot Annette,the colour of the spider is amazing.
Elena.

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gary_d
gary_d Plus Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 10:39 PM

A great nature study. - gary

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 10:42 PM

A great macro capture, Annette, both it and youWink
Very fine shot.
Ronnie.

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GillyB
GillyB Plus Member 10317 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 10:50 PM

Superbly detailed macro image and so artistically presented Smile

gill

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 11:09 PM

Should pick on something its own size annette !!
Super shot.
Mick.

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 Plus Member 5sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 11:09 PM

Superb capture,beautiful work Annette..Lin

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
19 Jul 2012 - 11:43 PM

Fantastic markings on the spider's body!
Lovely shot with nature at it's best...
IB

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Ayoob
Ayoob Plus Member 4Ayoob vcard Australia
20 Jul 2012 - 1:08 AM

Lovely detail and capture Annette..........Grin

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1146 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2012 - 1:19 AM

Beauty in the bush--- This is lovely and very well crafted!

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha Plus Member 7prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2012 - 2:20 AM

Excellent detail & blend of color.

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gajewski
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20 Jul 2012 - 4:56 AM

Very interesting image and I love the narrative and title.
-=\Walter

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2012 - 5:22 AM

An excellent capture, Annette, we have the same little crab spiders here, greedy beggars, aren't they Smile Carol

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Ray42
Ray42  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2012 - 7:31 AM

A cracking shot of this food chain - and what a capture the spider eating the ant and the ant eating the fly

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fentiger
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20 Jul 2012 - 7:34 AM

It's the presentation that really makes this fine capture.

Albert

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AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2012 - 7:35 AM

This is beautiful Annette! I agree with Albert's comment.
Ann

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Tibetan
Tibetan  3 England
20 Jul 2012 - 8:22 AM

The spider got the ant and the ant got the fly! can't get fresher grub than that can you, nice one in a million shot! like it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 7barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2012 - 8:34 AM

such a pretty shot .. but oh so gruesome when looked at properly.

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SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 75305 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2012 - 9:06 AM

Terrific.

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KingBee
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20 Jul 2012 - 9:57 AM

Excellent. Nature in the raw.

Regards.

Bob

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digital_boi
20 Jul 2012 - 10:52 AM

excellent maco Annette one to be proud of for sure love it


GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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ElaineGregg
20 Jul 2012 - 11:14 AM

Grusome and great in equal measureGrin. Super detail, well done
Elaine

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CaroleS
CaroleS  5258 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2012 - 11:18 AM

Great shot and well preseented too.
Carole

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 9135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2012 - 2:35 PM

The spider's equivalent of surf 'n' turf Grin

Sooo well caught (pun fully intended), Annette.

Andrew SmileSmile

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 124521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2012 - 2:42 PM

Not one I've seen before Annette, spiders not being my thing really, I've had a cursory look through the books, but couldn't find anything similar.....Great capture again though....

Ade

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Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2012 - 3:40 PM

Like the details in this good close up Annette,

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jonwebber
jonwebber  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2012 - 4:22 PM

Wonderfully taken.
jon

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Gavin_Duxbury
Gavin_Duxbury Plus Member 5Gavin_Duxbury vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2012 - 4:34 PM

Yet another well detailed image. Keep them coming.

Love it.

Regards.

Gavin

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2012 - 4:40 PM

Well spotted Annette. Such a tiny, but very beautiful, little spider.
Ron

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Brian65
Brian65  6 United Kingdom
20 Jul 2012 - 4:46 PM

Great image and title Annette.
Brian

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Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 51031 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2012 - 5:05 PM

GrinGrin !....great shot !!

Though the title's nearly put me off my tea !!!!!!!.WinkSmile

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tomcat
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20 Jul 2012 - 7:10 PM

Top shot Annette - love that backdrop

Adrian

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digital_boi
20 Jul 2012 - 8:05 PM

you were shortlisted against Ronnie (RonnieAG) and Trevor (achieverswales's) a glass of ver fine red and i have finally made my decision excellent work

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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Louise_Morris
Louise_Morris Plus Member 52435 forum postsLouise_Morris vcard England
20 Jul 2012 - 8:22 PM

Excellent shot Annette - beautifully clear. Lou

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Big_Beavis Plus Member 10Big_Beavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2012 - 12:07 AM

Wow !!

David

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Cor
Cor  6 Belgium
21 Jul 2012 - 8:01 AM

Superb macro *****
Cor.

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Humblebee
Humblebee  3 England
21 Jul 2012 - 2:44 PM

Another great capture joins the ranks of of your superb gallery ... beautifully captured and love the title ... Carol

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