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Greenbottle Blue Tarantula

By Chrism8  

From a shoot last year, belongs to a work colleague

The Greenbottle Blue Tarantula (Chromatopelma cyaneopubescens), a native of the Paraguaná peninsula, Venezuela, has some of the most dramatic colouring of any spider.

ISO 200
Exp 1/200th Sec @ F4
Sigma 70 – 200 @ 155mm

Comments and suggestions very welcome please.

Many Thanks for the C & C’s on my previous upload.


Tags: Pets and captive animals

Voters: CarolG, chriswood, Petr and 17 more

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CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
25 Jan 2014 10:44AM
What a beautiful creature, Chris, and a superb detailed capture. Carol

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NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2014 12:43PM
A very well observed, composed, exposed and captured image with pin sharp detail and great colour throughout Chris, "Superb"

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
25 Jan 2014 3:18PM
A beautiful, colourful macro.
25 Jan 2014 8:27PM
Seriously, they do them in blue now? Like black and brown isn't bad enough?!! Excellent shot, amazing colour. Totally horrid beastie!!!

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