Angling Lynx Spider

Discussion in 'Nature' started by MarkB1, Feb 8, 2013.

  1. MarkB1

    MarkB1 Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Angling for a capture of something to eat. Though sitting atop the flower doesn't seem the best strategy. Maybe it was just a show ... :)

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  2. apicius9

    apicius9 Mu-43 Veteran

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    O.k., I'm thinking about selling my macro lenses, I'll never get anywhere close to that... Great pics! What's your set-up for those?

    Stefan
     
  3. aloysius

    aloysius Mu-43 Regular

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    My real name is unreal
    Either the flower is small or the spider is big. If I was a bee or butterfly I'd be suspicious of that flower. Beautiful photos.
     
  4. savvy

    savvy Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Les
    Mark, Great view of the spider and his face is spot on. Thx for sharing.
     
  5. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator

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    Bob
    Absolutely beautiful! :2thumbs:
     
  6. MarkB1

    MarkB1 Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Just practise Stefan, with the best equipment for you ... My rundown on the process is in my sig - Macro Illustrated « Nature's Place


    It's a small flower held by left hand and shot from 2" WD, easily controlled.


    Thanks ...


    Thanks Bob, appreciated ...

     
  7. trstenjak

    trstenjak Mu-43 Regular

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    Tadej Trstenjak
    Nice portraits of this spider. Excellent colors as well.
     
  8. apicius9

    apicius9 Mu-43 Veteran

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    Thank you Mark, started reading your blog and love your approach. I also see I have a long way to go...

    Stefan
     
  9. MarkB1

    MarkB1 Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Thanks T ...


    No problem Stefan. It just takes time and application.

     
  10. Rrexy

    Rrexy Mu-43 Rookie

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    Randy
    Amazing photographs!

    Randy
     
  11. RT_Panther

    RT_Panther Mu-43 Legend

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    There goes that famous MACRO shooter again! :eek: :cool:
     
  12. woody112704

    woody112704 Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Jared
    I'll never get that close for a totally different reason. lol Maybe I'll get over the whole spiders are uber creepy phase, until then nope. But great shots none the less!
     
  13. slothead

    slothead Mu-43 All-Pro

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    Mark,
    I have just finished looking at your site (beingmark). Absolutely amazing sir. I applaud you.
     
  14. MarkB1

    MarkB1 Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Thanks for comment Randy, appreciated ...

    Ha!

    This one is tiny and harmless. It's the ones that kill I am wary of.

    Thanks Tom, glad you like it ... :)