Eight legs - Arachnids

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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.
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see thru spider
by CarryOn
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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.
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Submitted: Thursday, 21st May, 2009 22:51 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 21st September, 2008
Focal length: 100 mm
Shutter speed: 1/25 sec
Aperture: F11
ISO: 100
Notes: Camera was mounted on a tripod and I was using a cable release to avoid camera shake.
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