rule one for defense : impress the enemy by Manon Boily

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that little guy was on defense mode.
Botanical Garden of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Canon 450D, 100mm macro


spiders, arachnids, macro

I’m from Saint-Hubert, Quebec province, Canada.
I work in aerospace as an assistant lead hand specially in wood finishing for private business jets.
I’m a single mother with many passions like traveling, stormchasing, bodybuilding, roller blades, bicycles, motorcycles and astronomy. in fact, everything that makes me feel alive and free! I can’t stand shopping, alcohol and political stuff! lol
I’m vegetarian, spiritual and I like to live my life with intensity and passion!

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  • canonman99
    canonman99about 2 years ago

    reminds me of one of those StarWars storm troop carriers……

  • I like the way you see things. lol.

    – Manon Boily

  • Mui-Ling Teh
    Mui-Ling Tehabout 2 years ago

    Great detail and clarity! I’ve been to that garden before! It is a lovely place.

  • it’s a cool place for photography. thanks a lot ;)

    – Manon Boily

  • Brian Dodd
    Brian Doddabout 2 years ago

    Fantastic Macro!! I really like the textures…

  • this guy was trying to impress me. lol
    thank you Brian and yes, here we have great summer weather ;)

    – Manon Boily

  • starwarsguy
    starwarsguyabout 2 years ago

    Nice shot!

  • thank you ;)

    – Manon Boily

  • Gisele Bedard
    Gisele Bedardabout 2 years ago


  • je prends ça pour un compliment. lol. merci Gisèle. elle était vraiment drôle cette bestiole ;)

    – Manon Boily

  • kamaljeet kaur
    kamaljeet kaurabout 2 years ago

    Wonderful image….i love it Manon :)

  • thank you kamal. that spider was very funny ;)

    – Manon Boily

  • Angelika Sielken
    Angelika Sielkenabout 2 years ago

    oh gawd, your titles are bringing me into the brink of choking by overexposed laughter, lolol…holy macro yet again Manon!

  • lol. I am happy that my picture create a funny reaction with you. thanks Angel ;)

    – Manon Boily

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotabout 2 years ago


  • thanks a lot madame ;)

    – Manon Boily

  • Thomas Eggert
    Thomas Eggertabout 2 years ago

    I was thinking …This candy ball is all MINE……Cool macro Manon..:)

  • lol. thank you my faraway friend ;)

    – Manon Boily

  • Celeste Mookherjee
    Celeste Mookhe...about 2 years ago

    I’m impressed by your macro work – superb detail, and you’ve separated the little guy beautifully from the background.

  • I wish the front of the flower was focussed but that’s macro. no choice to have a good speed. thanks for the nice compliment ;)

    – Manon Boily

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