Irritated Spider

Uploaded: April 27, 2007 18:26:37


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


Hayden Cannon level-classic April 27, 2007

Great capture David of this cute little guy love jumping spiders and you have a great capture of one very nice! #645450

DeLisa Holland April 27, 2007

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? #4222778

David G. Boyd level-deluxe April 27, 2007

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. #4222811

Clare F. Craig May 06, 2007

Great capture. He really looks annoyed but he is really cute. Detail is great. #4252923

Molly A. O April 22, 2008

Really cool close-up, almost animated. Really like it even though when spiders come in my house I get the heeby jeebies! #5825863

David G. Boyd level-deluxe April 22, 2008

Thank you. Fortunately, they're really small and don't eat much. #5826032

Jay Sullivan April 22, 2008

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.



David G. Boyd level-deluxe April 22, 2008

Thank you. He is a bit rotund. #5826205

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