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Nikon D7000
Tamron macro 90mm lens
handheld
Melbourne,Australia

Found this little female jumping spider on a leaf in my garden. Had a hard time trying to take pics,she was shy and kept hiding in the leaves.
Best viewed large.

Featured in

All Creatures Great & Small 5th May 2011
Macro Magic 6th May 2011
Backyard Macros and Close ups 8th May 2011
Australian wildlife 11th May 2011
Arachnids Group 15th May 2011
The Best of Redbubble 25th June 2011
The World 29th August 2011
Bubbling Artists 1st September 2011
Artists Universe 4th September 2011
Challenge Winners Vault 11th September 2011
The world as we see it or missed it 5th Feb 2012
International Women’s Photography 22nd Feb 2012
Love this Creatures 16th Feb 2014
All God’s Creatures 22nd Feb 2014
All God’s Creatures
Globes Spheres and Curves 5th April 2014

Top Ten in
Extreme Close-ups challenge 28th June 2011
Extreme Close-ups

Winner in Extreme Close Up-Spiders Challenge 29th August 2011
Extreme Close Up

Editor’s choice 5th Feb 2012 The world as we see it or missed it

Challenge winner in 19th Feb 2012 Insects,bugs & creepy crawlies

Artist of the month
Artist Universe 19th December 2012
Artist Universe
Don't Stare
by patcheah

Challenge Winner
All God’s Creatures 28th Feb 2014
All God’s Creatures
Homepage at All God’s Creatures and featured member
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spider, insect, nature, melbourne, australia, arachnid, bug, close up, macro, eyes, wildlife, globes, round

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Comments

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 3 years ago

  • Thank you Ray.

    – patcheah

  • BK Photography
    BK Photographyabout 3 years ago

    Great shot……. love it :)

  • Thanks so much for the encouraging comment and fave : )) I am glad that you like it. It is the first time that I have been able to get a good clear image of a spider close up and I am so thrilled.

    – patcheah

  • kevin chippindall
    kevin chippindallabout 3 years ago

    awesome macro ………….. cheers kev

  • Thanks for visiting and your nice comment : )

    – patcheah

  • valandsnake
    valandsnakeabout 3 years ago

    Lovely macro capture, the jumping spiders are beautiful.

  • Appreciate your nice comment. This one is very tiny but sure is pretty and cute.

    – patcheah

  • Bevellee
    Bevelleeabout 3 years ago

    well done Pat….great detail…

  • Thanks so much Bev for your lovely comment : ))

    – patcheah

  • Schwarting
    Schwartingabout 3 years ago

    Wow…this is one fabulous close-up of a very scarry looking spider! wonderful detail…

  • Thanks Susan for visiting , your encouraging comment and fave : ))

    – patcheah

  • Elaine123
    Elaine123about 3 years ago

  • Thank you so much Elaine for the honour of this feature from your lovely group,greatly appreciated : ))

    – patcheah

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELabout 3 years ago

    CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful feature, beautiful work.

  • Appreciate your lovely comment and congrats : ))

    – patcheah

  • Shehan Fernando
    Shehan Fernandoabout 3 years ago

    great close up:) Nicely cropped too:)

  • Thanks for visiting and your encouraging comment : )

    – patcheah

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerabout 3 years ago

    Congrats on your feature of this lovely Jumping Spider (you can tell by the eyes among other things) ! They seem to vary between being shy and curious, often jumping on to me or my camera :)

  • Thanks very much Trish. I’ve seen quite a lot of different jumping spiders,some are quite big and it spooked me when I go too near , just in case he jumps on my face! I find the spider eyes fascinating.Wonder what we look like to them?

    – patcheah

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