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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)
Wednesday, 20th May, 2009 – Tuesday, 26th May, 2009 (GMT)
Wednesday, 27th May, 2009 – Tuesday, 2nd June, 2009 (GMT)
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Extreme macro of a "baby" Araneus diadematus hanging in front of a rose. Silk thread visible on the left. The spider is about mm 2 long and less than two days old. Old Contax/Zeiss 50mm lens reversed in front of stock Olympus 50-150mm zoom. Hand-held camera and manual focus. FL-36R in slave mode, manually set at 1/16 power, mounted on tripod.
|Submitted:||Sunday, 24th May, 2009 13:21 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Monday, 18th May, 2009|
|Focal length:||150 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/180 sec|
|Notes:||Zeiss 50mm Planar reversed in front of ZD 50-150mm zoom|
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