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Another shot of a baby Garden Jumping Spider (Opisthoncus) from my backyard in Brisbane, Australia. Though small, (easily less than 1cm long) this guy was rather playful, jumping around leaves and hiding from me on their undersides and such.

Shot on the 25th of November 2009 with a Canon 450d and a Canon 100mm f/2.8 macro (courtesy of Shelley Warbrooke) and 56mm of extension tubes.

Shutter: 1/80th
Aperture: f/18
ISO: 400

Featured in Queensland – December 2009
Featured in Australian Travel Photography and Writing – December 2009
Featured in Extreme Close-Ups – December 2009
Featured in The Beauty of Nature – December 2009

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Jason Asher is an landscape photographer based in Brisbane, Australia. Jason specialises in producing high-quality images of our natural world, with a strong focus on capturing the beauty and mystery of where Land meets Sea. Jason’s love of nature does not end with the ocean as he aspires to photograph all things natural in his own unique way.

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  • JamieGreen
    JamieGreenabout 5 years ago

    Great shot Jason..the detail is wonderful

  • Thanks Jamie! Appreciate your feedback as always, I have Shell to thank for the loan of the 100mm – much sharper than my 70-300 + tubes setup.

    – Jason Asher

  • Edge-of-dreams
    Edge-of-dreamsabout 5 years ago

    aWeSoMe photo !!

  • Thank you again Mia!

    – Jason Asher

  • Debbie Ashe
    Debbie Asheabout 5 years ago

    Great shot,fab detail – but good grief it makes my toes curl – I hate spiders!

  • Thanks Deb, appreciate the kind comment :) I must say though, you wouldn’t be quite so intimididated by these guys if you saw how tiny they are! :)

    – Jason Asher

  • Shelley Warbrooke
    Shelley Warbrookeabout 5 years ago

    This is so so awesome, I love it! So sharp and detailed and a great pose, you got him at the perfect angle. He has amazing colouring too. I’m gonna have to borrow those extension tubes one weekend ;)

  • Thanks bub :) Yeah you’re right, thanks to your 100mm. We forgot all about the tubes the other weekend! You can borrow them this weekend perhaps!

    – Jason Asher

  • AliceDoodles
    AliceDoodlesabout 5 years ago

    Your cohosts Cee and Chris

  • Thanks guys.

    – Jason Asher

  • studioboganne
    studioboganneabout 5 years ago

    wow – that ts a sharp one!

  • Sure is Peter, need to get one of these lenses mate!

    – Jason Asher

  • Georgie Hart
    Georgie Hartabout 5 years ago

    Killer shot!

  • Cheers Georgie!

    – Jason Asher

  • studioboganne
    studioboganneabout 5 years ago

    but you’ve already got one – you just have to stay sweet with Shelley

  • haha aye :D

    – Jason Asher

  • Virginia N. Fred
    Virginia N. Fredabout 5 years ago


  • Thank you Virginia, I truly appreciate your support!

    – Jason Asher

  • Kerry  Hill
    Kerry Hillabout 5 years ago

    Wow fantastic details Jason, great shot!

  • Thank you again Kerry for your kind supportive words, glad you’re still liking my work ;D

    – Jason Asher

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