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House spider

By fificat100
Just a suggestion of shadow! For several evenings this beautiful chap apeared and scuttled across the sittingroom floor. Managed to grab a couple of shots after three night's failed attempts - this was the best one. Slight crop and squared to fill the frame.

Tags: Spider Wildlife and nature

Voters: Hermanus, abeeror2, gazlowe and 29 more

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Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
8 Dec 2012 5:31AM
This is a well shadowed spider if ever I saw one Lavina !! Perseverance conquers Smile

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CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
8 Dec 2012 5:57AM
What a cute fella, Lavinia, well captured. Carol
Lovely texture in the captured house spider.
Well done Lavinia. WesternRed.
bobsblues 8 10 2 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2012 7:09AM
Great shot Lavina hopr you caught him and put him outside ( thats what my wife makes me do )Smile
smartbox 8 1 2 United States
8 Dec 2012 7:20AM
Yikes that is quite the house spider. Nicely captured.

8 Dec 2012 8:03AM
A beauty Lavina, nice capture,
8 Dec 2012 9:02AM
Lovely capture. Well done Lavina
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2012 9:13AM
A wonderfully captured photograph, extremely detailed with the added bonus of that all important Saturday Shadow.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
EAS 8 1 13 Scotland
8 Dec 2012 9:39AM
Lots of hairy detail! Clearly you aren't into sqeal and run when you see him!

Humblebee 5 1 England
8 Dec 2012 10:19AM
No No, Lavina this is not a house spider it is an outside spider, well, in my house all spiders are outside spiders because that's where they get promptly removed to Wink - well captured and a good shadow lies discreetly beneath ... Carol
rayme330 6 17 1 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2012 11:42AM
It looks a whopper, Lavina and so well captured.

taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
8 Dec 2012 1:54PM
Some impressive details here-- those are very hairy legs!
8 Dec 2012 2:54PM

Quote: ........ Clearly you aren't into sqeal and run when you see him!


No way would I squeal and run, Ann! I love spiders, wouldn't even sweep away active cobwebs. And I love mice too - as long as they don't come in doing damage in the house, THEN I get angry !!!GrinGrin

carper123 Plus
6 1.1k 8 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2012 4:50PM
Fantastic capture, Lavina, your patience has been well rewarded, mind you, it would have scared the pants off me, dont like spiders.
Well done.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile xx
Tibetan 5 3 England
8 Dec 2012 5:04PM
Nice house spider very hairy creature like it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
8 Dec 2012 7:01PM
I dont mind spiders,as long as they are not in the bedroom.
A brilliant image with some good hairy leg shadowSmile
Brian65 8 2 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2012 7:10PM
Superb shot Lavina, so much detail.
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
9 Dec 2012 12:13AM
Gosh! She's hairy! Good shadows...
She would't last a minute across my sitting room. My two mosters (Cats) would have had her in no time.... Grin
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
9 Dec 2012 12:32AM
Not much of a shadow..but what great shot indoors. So well detailed in all those hairy legs!
9 Dec 2012 12:40AM
Glad to make this whopping spider 30 Lavina,I would have run out the houseGrinGrin..Lin
10 Dec 2012 4:15PM
A fabulous close up shot, Lavina!


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