~ Araneae ~

© Jane Summa

~ Araneae ~

Uploaded: July 13, 2006


This spider is 1 of many found in Florida.
f2.8 1/40sec iso64 macro/no flash


Lavone Vannoy July 13, 2006

Yikes!!! I shook when I saw this one! It looks a little too close for comfort Jane! It seems like it is stalking you~ not the other way around...I hope it was a telephoto macro you were using-ha ha. Great textures! Awesome. Beautiful Macro!! #483306

Jennifer Funnell July 13, 2006

Although the subject is not my favorite, very nice details, comp and tecture. #3023987

Jane Summa July 13, 2006

Hi Lavone! Hi Jennifer!
Thanks so much for your comments..I really appreciate you taking the time to leave me your thoughts.
Spiders are not my favorite subject either, but I'm visiting in FLA and I'm amazed at how many different types of spiders I'm seeing!! Have you ever seen a Black Widow?!! Yikes..I have a photo on one that I'll post soon! I took this photo up close with my little Olympus..squatting low to get the perfect angle to capture all of the detail. I thought maybe he wasn't alive but the other night he was moving fast across the patio! He must have been sleeping when I took this or he was scarred and thought he was hiding amongst the pea-gravel..His colors were blending well.
Have a great day! Thanks again! #3024097

Carla Metzler July 13, 2006

Wonderful composition, textures and tones, Jane. I kind of like spiders, they are very interesting little creatures. But beware, the Florida roaches will carry you off in the night! Lol! #3024242

Bill Wyatt July 13, 2006

Hi Jane, fantastic close-up the tones and details are terrific! Wonderful lighting and composition!! #3024301

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic July 13, 2006

Yikes...but a great macro and tones! #3024382

Paul Michko July 13, 2006

Ah, what a handsome fellow, Jane. #3024652

Amy JACKSON July 13, 2006

Awesome macro, Jane!! Great details!! We just got back from Florida!! :) #3024695

Melissa G. Meiselman July 13, 2006

I do not like real life spiders, but your detailed image of this one on the shiny rocks is magnificent, Jane!!! #3024722

Noel Baebler July 13, 2006

Florida gators and now this spider. I sure wouldn't want to be a yappy little dog down there. #3025786

Bobbie Davis July 13, 2006

I can't imagine seeing this big, hairy guy much less taking a picture of it! Great image Jane! #3026317

Kerby Pfrangle July 14, 2006

Wonderful detail and composition on this image. Very nice presentation with pretty earthy background. #3030442

Jane Summa July 23, 2006

Carla, Bill, Shelly, Paul, Amy, Melissa, Noel, Bobbie & Kerby..Thank you all so much for your comments :-)!

Carla's right...some of those roaches (palmetto bugs) in Fl are huge!! #3067439

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