Net-casting spider by Steve Axford

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My wife found this for me in her shop – but then ran into a door after catching it. So, the photo had best be a good one

I live in the Northern Rivers of NSW and this is where much of my photography comes from, apart from the obvious like volcanoes. You can see more of my work at

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  • Steve Bullock
    Steve Bullockover 4 years ago


  • Lisa  Kenny
    Lisa Kennyover 4 years ago

    you (and your wife) find the most amazing things!

  • Esther's Art and Photography
    Esther's Art a...over 4 years ago

    Wow, Steve I hope she is ok. What a capture. Have a feeling it;s coming straight at me. Argggh , got a go !! LOL

  • KimMoore
    KimMooreover 4 years ago

    Wonderful shot!

  • jude walton
    jude waltonover 4 years ago


  • eyestrange
    eyestrangeover 4 years ago

    Don’t forget to add it to the January Avatar Challenge!

    Only one work can be entered for each challenge.

  • Mukesh Srivastava
    Mukesh Srivastavaover 4 years ago

    Stunning macro!!!!!!

  • Carla Jensen
    Carla Jensenover 4 years ago

    Wow!! Stunning macro image…Steve!! outstanding details ,lighting and colors on this scary guy! I have never seen one like this,his kinda cool looking for a spider! lol Congrats on the very well deserved Feature!! Excellent work!! Wtg =D
    ps. Hope the wife is okay after running into that door!

  • Tracey Hampton
    Tracey Hamptonover 4 years ago

    wow! amazing capture

  • Charlie
    Charlieover 4 years ago

    Fantastic close up!! What a creature!

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