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Spider

By RichardN00  
The garden is over-run with spiders at the moment, this was a particularly fat specimen.

This is my first attempt at close up photography, it's not as sharp as I would have hoped, but not bad for a compact camera.

Cropped and adjusted the contast in photoshop

Tags: Macro Web General Spider Close up Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

Voters: 19Grumpah42, dark_lord, MDaniel and 24 more


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Comments


24 Sep 2006 7:53PM
Its a very good first attempt, A great shot,
Alan

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24 Sep 2006 7:56PM
I agree - nice detail for first attempt

pete
norton 12 6 United Kingdom
24 Sep 2006 8:06PM
Good detail and colour,great shot,well captured.....

Tony.
24 Sep 2006 8:50PM
Good close up image, great detail and colour, great dof.

Malc.
dark_lord Plus
11 1.7k 258 England
25 Sep 2006 2:09PM
Well not bad at all for a first attempt. Plenty of these around at the moment so plenty of opportunity to practice.
A nice macro shot.
Pauline
iajacks Plus
10 24 England
30 Nov 2006 3:36PM
good not the essyist thing to do, well DOFed this good web detail.

spot on iajacks
You've done extremely (!) well if this is your first macro, I can almost see the brute walking off the screen at me.
--G
Patricia Fenn 11 614 56 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2006 2:21PM
Garden spider, (Araneus diadematus) I think. Nice capture, all the detail and sharp enough. Very well produced. I like the little bit of visible web and the hairy legs...that reminds me, job to do, bye!
TonyA Plus
11 11 Spain
5 Feb 2007 2:38PM
Amazing detail with the webs showing. Love the background that enhances the view of the spider.

Antonio
15 Mar 2007 9:35PM
Such clear detail Richard, beautiful patterns on the spider, very well captured, Adrian
StevenPrice 11 30 2 England
21 Mar 2007 4:59PM
Good close up image really well taken.

Steve.
dp Plus
11 163 3 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2007 8:05PM
Great shot with a compact. Agree its not as sharp as is possible but your processing is spot on imo. Welcome to epz by the way!

Dave
Gaz_H Plus
9 150 1 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2007 8:40AM
Nice close up - looks great to me because I know how much spider webs move in the slightest of breeze.
Guillaume Plus
9 119 2 United Kingdom
18 May 2007 10:00PM
Great capture. Beautiful details on the spider's body and nice blured b/g. Click.
Guillaume
19 May 2007 2:50PM
I like the bits of spiders web and the detail in the spider's body. Nice DOF too. Well captured.

Val
simont 11 2.2k 4 England
23 May 2007 8:02PM
I like spiders, this is a cracking shot.
Simon

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