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Irritated Spider
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Irritated Spider
Irritated Spider
f9, 1/250 second, ISO 200 with a Sigma 28-80 lens at 80mm. Common jumping spider,
Salticidae Eris. Salvington, VA.

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hayden Cannon
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    Great capture David of this cute little guy love jumping spiders and you have a great capture of one very nice!

4/27/2007 6:34:23 PM

 
DeLisa Holland

member since: 12/12/2006
 

Okay! I can't stand spiders, but this is amazing! Impressive...again! I have to know - how close were you exactly to your delightful subject?

4/27/2007 6:50:20 PM

 
David G. Boyd
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Probably 9 to 12 inches. He kept moving around the pole so I had some trouble getting him. He had just dropped his dinner (the small beetle in a picture I posted a couple of days ago) because I was upsetting him. He's only a jumping spider - harmless to humans and only about the size of a lady bug.

4/27/2007 7:05:40 PM

 
Clare F. Craig
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Great capture. He really looks annoyed but he is really cute. Detail is great.

5/6/2007 6:58:25 AM

 
Molly A. O
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Really cool close-up, almost animated. Really like it even though when spiders come in my house I get the heeby jeebies!

4/22/2008 1:28:36 PM

 
David G. Boyd
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Thank you. Fortunately, they're really small and don't eat much.

4/22/2008 2:18:48 PM

 
Jay Sullivan
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Spiders don't bother me but they can be gross looking close up. This guy looks like a stuffed animal. I never think of a spider as being cute.

j

4/22/2008 2:34:45 PM

 
David G. Boyd
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Thank you. He is a bit rotund.

4/22/2008 2:58:42 PM

 
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