Monday, October 11, 2010

Macro Monday - Step into my parlor...

...said the spider to the fly. A black and yellow garden spider lays in wait for breakfast.  They are harmless to humans.  See Wikipedia.


Everyday Goddess said... [Reply to comment]

Wow! I hope that's on major macro! That is an amazing creature!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

Oh big it is? So colorful... I bet it lures preys easily.

Lui said... [Reply to comment]

Wow! That's one great big fellow! Haha! I really hope he gets an equally BIG meal! ;-)

Joanne Olivieri said... [Reply to comment]

That is incredible with those exciting details. If you have a super macro lens, that means you got within an inch or so away from him. If so, you are the brave one.

Jama said... [Reply to comment]

I seen one similar just yesterday, but since I don't have a macro lens I stay away from it. Don't want it jumping on my camera!

Kelli said... [Reply to comment]

wow! he might be harmless but he looks scary!! great shot, the definition is awesome

Cecilia Artista said... [Reply to comment]

Great shot of the spider!
I can see that he is resting and waiting for something good to come!

Maaike said... [Reply to comment]

a great light in your picture!
great shot

Hannah said... [Reply to comment]

That is a great shot! We have those guys in our backyard and I am always amazed at how big they get! That is a big one!

EG CameraGirl said... [Reply to comment]

Wonderful shot. They always make me jump when I first see them...even though I know they are harmless.

RuneE said... [Reply to comment]

I'm getting envious :-)
I have tried many times, but never managed, Well done!

Lisa Gordon said... [Reply to comment]

Great shot!

James said... [Reply to comment]

I guess it's beautiful in it's way but I just can't get over the creepy feeling that I get from spiders. It's great photo though, a powerful image.

I'm going to spend a few weeks in Europe. I leave next week and I hope to take enough photos for a year or so of posts on my Something Sighted blog. So I'm going from mostly black and white to European photos (probably mostly Paris). The photos will be in black and white and color. That's my plan. :)

Julie said... [Reply to comment]

Lovely light here, Bill. There are few things sweeter than morning light on the dew of a spider web.

Sharon's Mum Anne said... [Reply to comment]

Sweet is the last word I would use to describe a spider even though it's harmless!! It's the speed at which they run that bothers me!

I'm curious, do you just sit there with your camera waiting for bugs to come into view and then snap them? If that's the case you're both patient and clever.

Ryan said... [Reply to comment]

I'm not so sure this little critter is harmless to people if the wife saw this in her bath, she'd have a heart attack!!!

Balaphoto said... [Reply to comment]

Excellent shot!!! congratulations!!

Frank, Barcelona