Cyrtophora moluccensis

Jason Asher

Brisbane, Australia

Artist's Description

AKA the Tent Spider. Fairly common to our area of Brisbane Australia (where this was shot), though not so common to easily get a shot of him top down as these guys always sit in their “tent-like” web upside-down.

Shot on the 20th of December 2009 with a Canon 7D and 70-300 is usm telephoto lens with 68mm of stacked extension tubes.

Shutter: 1/50th
Aperture: f/16
ISO: 400
built-in flash: +1/3rd

Featured in Brissie! It’s short for Brisbane – January 2010
Featured in Arachnids – December 2009
Featured in ABSTRACT DIGITAL ART AND WRITING – December 2009
Featured in Extreme Close-Ups – December 2009
Featured in Insects, Bugs and Creepy Crawlies – December 2009

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