Taken with a Canon 20D, prior to having it converted to Infra Red.
ISO 100, with a Ring Flash for lighting.
I found this orb weaver on one of my tomato plants, and placed a piece of dark green card behind the shot to hide the background clutter. It was taken in daylight, and the spider stayed relatively still for the entire time. They are a wonderful creature and I am lucky to have 6 or 7 putting up webs at any one time on my property.
I hope you like it.


  • wolfllink
    wolfllinkalmost 7 years ago

    Great colors great detailed wonderfuly done. EXCELLENT

  • Daniel J. McCauley IV
    Daniel J. McCa...almost 7 years ago

    Beautiful shot. Excellent detail. Well captured.

  • Rachael Taylor
    Rachael Taylorover 6 years ago

    Great detail.Ive always liked this image Mark,just dont like walking thru their homes at night!

  • kcranmer
    kcranmerover 6 years ago

    Wow fantastic details!

  • ShepS
    ShepSover 6 years ago

    Just brilliant shot of a great subject – spiders rule!!

  • DawsonImages
    DawsonImagesover 6 years ago

    Perfect DOF

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...almost 6 years ago

    excellent marco and dof

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