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Apr 05, 2014 21:01 |  #1

Hi all,

A collection of spiders from my backyard in Brisbane, taken over the last week or so.

1. Portrait of a female Mopsus mormon

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2. St Andrew's Cross Spider - Argiope keyserlingi

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3. Hasarius adansoni, female

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4. Lycidas sp with prey

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5. Crab spider (Thomisus spectabilis)

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6. Ant-mimic jumping spider with prey

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Thanks for looking!

Cheers,
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Apr 05, 2014 21:02 |  #2

a fine collection of spiders,stephen.


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Apr 05, 2014 21:40 |  #3
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Whoa, some strange critters! :eek: Terrific captures. :cool:


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Apr 05, 2014 21:43 |  #4

Thanks very much guys!

Here's another female Mopsus mormon - I quite like the lighting on this one:

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Apr 05, 2014 22:26 |  #5

Really great light.

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Apr 06, 2014 01:11 |  #6

Lovely series
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Apr 06, 2014 07:32 |  #7

Great captures and a nice variety.


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Apr 06, 2014 16:34 |  #8

Great selection


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Apr 06, 2014 16:42 |  #9

S.R.M. wrote in post #16812609 (external link)
Here's another female Mopsus mormon - I quite like the lighting on this one:

My favorite spider of the bunch (both shots). But all are excellent.


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Apr 06, 2014 17:57 |  #10

Very nice. You have a great backyard of opportunity.
50D and the 90mm Tamron for these? Extenders?


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Apr 06, 2014 18:28 |  #11

wonderful spider set Stephen, the light is terrific!


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Apr 06, 2014 19:26 |  #12

Thanks very much for the comments everyone! Much appreciated.

segedi wrote in post #16814273 (external link)
50D and the 90mm Tamron for these? Extenders?

Yes, all shot with the 50D and Tamron 90. No extenders, but I do crop most of the images at least a bit.

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Apr 07, 2014 00:51 |  #13

Great set.


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Apr 07, 2014 13:33 |  #14

Wonderful series Stephen.


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Apr 07, 2014 14:09 |  #15

Awesome subjects and light. :)


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