Oxyopes quadrifasciatus by Jason Asher

Or a Common Lynx Spider, found in Brisbane Australia.

Shot with a Canon 7D, 100 f/2.8 L lens, mt-24ex twin lite and kenko extension tubes. Processed in Photoshop CS5.

Shutter: 1/200th
Aperture: f/11
ISO: 800

Featured in Brissie! It’s short for Brisbane – July 2010
Featured in That One Great Shot – July 2010
Featured in Colour and Light – July 2010
Featured in Quality Unlimited Photography – July 2010
Featured in The Beginner’s Corner – July 2010
Featured in The Silky Touch – July 2010

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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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  • mltrue
    mltrueover 4 years ago

    Um- Creepy spider, but excellent macro photo of it!

  • Thanks Michelle :) He was a bit too tiny to the eyes to look intimidating when I spotted him :)

    – Jason Asher

  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyover 4 years ago

    beautiful picture!

  • Thanks as always :)

    – Jason Asher

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 4 years ago

  • Sean Jansen
    Sean Jansenover 4 years ago

    Yikers…..I hate spiders !!!!! Fantastic capture and tooo detailed for me !

  • Cheers Sean, appreciate it mate!

    – Jason Asher

  • duncandragon
    duncandragonover 4 years ago

    He’s a beauty – Great macro!

  • Thanks Duncan, glad you like it!

    – Jason Asher

  • Andrew Murrell
    Andrew Murrellover 4 years ago

    Stop Looking at Me!!
    UGLY by Fantastic!!

  • Haha thanks Andrew, always appreciated mate.

    – Jason Asher

  • T-Pot
    T-Potover 4 years ago

  • Many thanks Tenille :)

    – Jason Asher

  • mltrue
    mltrueover 4 years ago

    I don’ t know, Jason. I am leery of anything other than what we call Daddy Long Legs spiders. Something bit me a few years back, and my leg developed a terrible abscess and I had to have surgery to clean it out, had a hole in my leg I had to pack 2 times a day for 3 weeks. It was very painful!

  • Wow Michelle, I can understand you being apprehensive! I suppose if such had happened to be I’d be the same. What kind of spider was it do you know? One of those white tailed ones that basically kill your dermis? I remember hearing once that the daddy long legs (we have them here) are actually one of the most venomous spiders in the world, but their fangs can’t open enough to actually bite.. though I suspect this is just a bad urban myth :)

    – Jason Asher

  • Josie Eldred
    Josie Eldredover 4 years ago

  • Josie, thank you!

    – Jason Asher

  • ZinaImage
    ZinaImageover 4 years ago

    Wonderful macro shot. Spiders make such interesting subjects if your game enough to get in close to them. Congrats on your feature, well done Jason.

  • Thanks Wayne – I agree mate, and I haven’t had an issue with them yet so until then it doesn’t bother me :) Cheers mate.

    – Jason Asher

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