Wednesday, October 3, 2012

2012, Day 277 - Crouching spider

I can't help but think about the coming of Halloween.  Today it was cool and really windy and it reminds me of ideal weather for trick-or-treating with leaves blowing across the road and candles flickering in pumpkins. And what better for Halloween than a big fat spider?  Because of the strong gusts many of the spiders abandoned their webs for more secure shelter out of the elements but I found this brave soul and coaxed him in for a little session.  He obliged but I think was overwhelmed by the attention and I suspect he was relieved when I returned him safe and sound to his web.

Canon 1D X, Canon 100/f2.8L IS with 12.5mm and 25mm extension tubes
100mm, f11, 1/200 sec @ 200 ISO

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