A large Orb Weaving Spider takes some time out to repair his web. I photographed this guy in the Axedale flora reserve, east of Bendigo.
|Canon EOS 300D DIGITAL|
|Focal Length:||55 mm|
great close up David.. have you even seen a Golden Orb?? dunno if they have them in the south
Leisa on 28th February 2006 @ 9:33am
This is just freeky looking! Nice details on all the little hairs!
Nate on 28th February 2006 @ 9:53am
This site is sooo much better. Well done. And I love the hairy spider closeup. Great macro!
KK on 28th February 2006 @ 10:16am
Great detail in this shot. Nicely done! They're a little creepy to me, but still very intersting, spiders that is.
Steve on 28th February 2006 @ 3:16pm
I hate spiders... but this is great!
Brett Admire on 28th February 2006 @ 4:04pm
Amazing details. Great macro. And yes, I am scared of spiders :-(
Sidney on 28th February 2006 @ 4:08pm
ugh! hairy spirder! hairy spider!
great shot but... ugh!!! hairy spider!!!!
Marc on 28th February 2006 @ 8:35pm
Roger on 1st March 2006 @ 5:57am
Wow, yipes! How close did you get?
Alicia on 1st March 2006 @ 8:24am
Thanks guys! Alicia, I was actually quite close - these guys are pretty harmless (but to many quite scary!)
david on 1st March 2006 @ 9:43am
This is a fabulous spider photo! I love shooting spiders, they are so colorful and interesting up close and personal. Good job.
Solaria on 1st March 2006 @ 12:27pm
great macro! You've got some great stuff!
blake on 1st March 2006 @ 3:19pm
Damn, absolutely awesome. Hate any forms of bugs but I actually like this shot.
Suby on 2nd March 2006 @ 12:24am
Wonderfull macro. I love the backlighting here. It makes the "hair" stand out.
David on 2nd March 2006 @ 2:28am
Beautiful. What great light.
Brian on 3rd March 2006 @ 10:03am
You really have great eye for details, light etc. I like all your shots :) (aspecially the marco ones)
steefje on 14th March 2006 @ 7:19pm