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Spiders From Mars.

By Paintman
Ok, so this is a face only a mother can love, but I thought I'd post it anyway. Believe it or not, large is better.

Sigma 180mm macro.
1/250 sec
iso 400
Canon 20D

Tags: Macro Close-up New forest Bug Close-up and macro Ugly Arachnid Harvestman Wildlife and nature

Voters: Goggz, barry john, User_Removed and 10 more

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Goggz 9 2.3k 72 Wales
5 Jun 2007 6:51PM
Whoa! Look at them FANGS!!
Great shot too!

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barry john 12 25 England
5 Jun 2007 6:57PM
Great Macro shot ...looks great in large

Barry John
User_Removed 12 386 2 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2007 7:39PM
I hate spiders. Smile
KarenFB Plus
10 4.7k 167 England
5 Jun 2007 7:42PM
Now this is grotesquely beautiful!! An amazing macro, well caught!
webjam 12 292 11 Netherlands
5 Jun 2007 7:52PM
OK, is this now officially an EPZ trend? Shooting spiders? It is really a great shot - really! The shot seems to be perfect, great use of DOF etc. But could we introduce more friendly looking insects soon...? Smile
Paintman Plus
10 1.2k 177 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2007 9:34PM
Thanks for the comments and votes. I didn't expect to get much interest with this as it is such an ugly bug. I'll try to photograph some prettier insects in future (although I do have one more weird bug to show at some time). I'm looking out for butterflies and dragonflies but just can't find any in the forest. I'll have to try some downland areas.

Kind regards, Alan.
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2007 6:39PM
You got the eyes!!!!

Paul_cats 10 61 22 Scotland
7 Jun 2007 8:57AM
Ugly bugs or pretty bugs it doesnt matter. Its the photography that counts and this is great.
BertC 10 29 Malta
7 Jun 2007 2:32PM
Lovely macro Alan.

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