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Meet Mr Creeps

By Ade_Osman    
Meet Mr Creeps, my pet garden spider Smile If you are an arachnophobe DO NOT LOOK AT V2

I've posted V2 as a variation as I don't wanna frighten folk. Wifey reckoned I should have posted it as V1, but she can be evil like that Grin

Same spider as yesterday's image, V1 is 46 image stack at x1.5 magnification, with V2 being a 35 image stack X3.5 magnification. Both images full frame with no crop. The fangs on V2 are the genuine colour, with just a very little touch of saturation. Both images took about 3-4 hours to clean up to this stage.

Thanks to everyone for their kind comment/votes and very generous awards, hope you enjoy these couple of images just as much.....Only a few more to come I promise Grin


Tags: General Close-up and macro Digitally manipulated Spiders Garden spider Araneus diadematus Wildlife and nature Flash and lighting Arachnids

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RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
1 Oct 2012 3:47PM
Quite extraordinary stuff, Ade: the details you are able to capture are a wonder to us all (well they are to me anyway).
Quite SUPERB in every way.

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NaturesHaven 6 283 6 England
1 Oct 2012 3:53PM
I bet you take him/her for a walk...........GrinGrinGrinGrin Love both images........such clarity and detail..........WinkWinkWink
basith 5 7 Sri Lanka
1 Oct 2012 3:54PM
A lovely macro shot.
Well captured, clear and sharp......
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
1 Oct 2012 4:14PM
Stunning clarity and colour Ade, awesome capture!


gingerdelight 11 298 11 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2012 4:15PM
Oh my goodness! V1 is amazing but V2 is.......I'm lost for words!
Spectacular work!
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
1 Oct 2012 4:27PM
I love v2 ( v1 is good, too) but the hairy detail is great.
Spiders eat flies... so I do like them.
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
1 Oct 2012 4:48PM
............. I could keep on looking for a long time! Superb detail. Ade.

FeatherFriend 10 38 217 England
1 Oct 2012 4:50PM
2 corkers Ade, how close can you get! Wink
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2012 4:55PM
Two very good reasons not to stay away.

Regards Nathan
9 10 10 England
1 Oct 2012 4:57PM
Terrific work Ade.
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
1 Oct 2012 5:32PM
He's gorgeous, Ade, and just look at his beautiful eyes in V.1 SmileSmileSmile. Was going to upload an arachnid tomorrow, looks like it's a waste of time Wink Carol
Niknut Plus
8 1.8k 76 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2012 5:32PM
Superb shot !!!....wonderful quality in the detailing & colour !!!!

Hope it doesn't get compared to an out of focus kid licking an ice-cream in the VS gallery ???.WinkWinkWinkGrinGrin
cdm36 14 391 7 England
1 Oct 2012 5:58PM
Tidy detail there mate Smile
rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
1 Oct 2012 6:01PM
It's going to crawl off my screen !!! ( missus has just legged it !!!) Superb Ade.
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2012 6:02PM
OMG I see what you mean about V2Wink macro like I have never seen it before in my lifeSmile
An awesome pair of images Ade, V2 is extraordinary. Have my UA with pleasure mate!
SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
1 Oct 2012 6:26PM
A click through gritted teeth. Grin
fantasick macro work love it.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ade_Osman 15 4.5k 36 England
1 Oct 2012 6:49PM
Cheers Ron and Nigel for the UA's, appreciated as always guys....

Maiwand 11 3 73 England
1 Oct 2012 6:50PM
Utterly awesome Ade. Stunning detail
saltireblue Plus
8 7.9k 33 Norway
1 Oct 2012 7:07PM
Bloomin heck, Ade. I never expected to meet the MIL on this site. You could have posted a warning...Wink

1 Oct 2012 8:07PM
Wow! Two spectacular images Ade. I'm seriously impresssed by the wonderful detail in these. I don't mind spiders at all, so keep these images coming. They're great!

Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
1 Oct 2012 8:15PM
Two unbelievably good macros Ade, the detail in v2 is astounding. What on earth is that win and loss stuff all about, is that the number of people on here that have failed the spider challenge and have been scared off?Tongue
carper123 Plus
6 1.1k 8 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2012 8:21PM
Hi, Ade, awesome mate, needs to be in a nature/wildlife mag, it would grace any publication, fantastic detail and clarity.
Well done.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile
1 Oct 2012 8:39PM
Worse than yesterday's Wink In looks, not in quality TongueTongue
1 Oct 2012 8:50PM
I thought I was cured of arachnophobia, Ade - then I saw v2! Brilliant shots.
1 Oct 2012 9:32PM
Fantastic detail. Very well done
MossyOak 6 22 15 England
1 Oct 2012 10:29PM
Superb macro images Ade
pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2016 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2012 10:50PM
I'm gobsmacked! Looking at this little beastie, I am starting to see the beauty in a spider.......I think.
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
2 Oct 2012 3:32AM
Awesome macros Ade........Sandy
fentiger Plus
16 918 24 England
2 Oct 2012 9:06AM
Technically brilliant but perhaps it is getting a little too close.

Tibetan 5 3 England
2 Oct 2012 9:08AM
Well I take my hat off to you on these two I must say! top drawer stuff must be your best yet, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ade_Osman 15 4.5k 36 England
2 Oct 2012 9:40AM
Thank you Lean and many thanks for the generous UA....

9 Oct 2012 2:37PM
Mozzytheboy 7 710 4 United Kingdom
1 Sep 2013 9:03AM
I truly cannot find the words to praise Ade enough for this and other super-macro images, so I won't; I'll just say THANK YOU!

Amazing shots, even though the title is a complete understatement!! WOW!
Wow! These are superb macros, pin sharp and full of detail. Smile

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