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Submit your best picture of an arachnid with 8 legs. Crabs, Octopus's and other eight legged animals not allowed. Anything in the Arachnid family is ok - Spiders, Scorpions tick's etc. Please give any information you have on what the arachnid is, where it was taken and any interesting stories about getting the photograph.
Wednesday, 13th May, 2009 (GMT)
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I was out early one morning trying to get a backlit photo of a flower in the early morning sun. The spider popped out from the far side of the flower and I took this photo. I like the way that the light shines through the spider's legs, making them appear translucent. Taken near Naas, Ireland.
|Submitted:||Thursday, 21st May, 2009 22:51 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Sunday, 21st September, 2008|
|Focal length:||100 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/25 sec|
|Notes:||Camera was mounted on a tripod and I was using a cable release to avoid camera shake.|
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