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Hooked
Hooked
The Golden Orb Weaving Spider.
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Tiia Vissak
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    a cool close-up!

8/7/2009 12:26:54 AM

 
Kirsten (Kiki) Kjaer
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A LITTLE too close for my comfort, Stan. HA! This is an AWESOME macro!!!

8/7/2009 12:28:23 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Wow he really does have his little foot hooked on there doesn't he!!!...Humm...do spiders have "feet"?

This is a superb image of this big guy, Stan and I am sure glad he is at your house and not mine! (BIG SMILE HERE!)

Great Job! -Laura

8/7/2009 12:46:55 AM

 
Ray & Audrey Clarke
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Great macro Stan, Wonderful detail.!!!(R)

8/7/2009 12:49:09 AM

 
Max Aureli
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Fantastic details and composition on this macro, Stan!!!

8/7/2009 1:29:19 AM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Well and truly hooked :-)
Terrific macro, Stan!

8/7/2009 1:54:05 AM

 
Paul E. Earl
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Terrific macro, Stan!!

8/7/2009 2:51:35 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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Totally awesome find and camera mastery, Stan.

8/7/2009 3:39:48 AM

 
Amy M. Wilson
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Wow, amazing capture, wonderful details, Stan!!!

8/7/2009 3:54:55 AM

 
Stan J. Bendkowski
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Thank you all for you encouraging comments and thank you Barbara for giving me great idea for the title of this photo: hooked. Stan

8/7/2009 3:56:03 AM

 
Eric S. Rundle
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Great macro Stan the detail and clarity is fantastic

8/7/2009 4:15:34 AM

 
ROLAN NARMAN
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Gorgeous macro and details Stan!

8/7/2009 7:09:19 AM

 
Mary L. Graham
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WOW.. Excellent Macro Stan, great detail!! =)

8/7/2009 1:14:59 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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WOW - cool macro shot, Stan...

8/7/2009 2:33:45 PM

 
Valentin M. Armianu
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Fantastic macro,Stan! Great details, colors and DOF! Never so a better Alpinist!

8/7/2009 2:39:01 PM

 
Teresa A. Burnett
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WOW, super macro, Stan!! Fantastic detail, clarity, color and dof!! And besides that, what a really cool spider!!

8/7/2009 3:41:03 PM

 
Margaret R. Barry
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Fantastic comp., details and clarity, Stan!

8/7/2009 4:11:33 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Amazing close up with incredibly sharp detail, wonderful lighting and outstanding composition, Stan!!!

8/8/2009 1:46:10 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Fantastic macro, a little scary though!

8/8/2009 9:15:22 PM

 
Ann Coates
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This kind of gives me the creeps but this is an outstanding capture Stan with fantastic detail and clarity. I sure hope we see this one again, just not at my house.

8/9/2009 11:58:59 AM

 
Teresa A. Burnett
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AWESOME!!! Huge congratulations Stan!!!

9/20/2009 1:00:18 AM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Huge congratulations, Stan!

9/20/2009 1:18:47 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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This is brilliant, Stan. Congratulations, and best of luck in the next round.

9/20/2009 3:33:12 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Congratulations!

9/21/2009 1:56:37 PM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o)

9/22/2009 6:22:02 PM

 
hayden Cannon
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How did I miss this, well a be-lated congratulations Stan on this superb finalist great photo!

2/1/2010 4:24:07 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Oh dear...I can stay here long. This one has given me the eeby-geebies... but it's spectacular and I love the title too! Photobucket

Huge congrats on your finalist. I'd re-entire this. It's surely is worth to go on, Stan!

-Laura

2/21/2010 12:52:22 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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"re-enter" ... Sorry..It's almost 2am here. My eyes are tired. :)

GOTTA RUN (away from the spider) NOW!

2/21/2010 12:54:15 AM

 
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