Via the magic of translucent silken strands, this cross spider (Araneus diadematus) appears to float midair. Many a person has walked right into a spider apparently hovering above a trail as the arachnid, in fact, dangled from a tree branch via an invisible thread.
Canon Rebel XSi (450D)
Canon EF-70-200mm f/4L USM
Canon EF 1.4x II Extender
1/250, f/11, -1/3, ISO 640, 280mm, hand held