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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by AlexeyD
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Little (about 5-7mm long) curious spider crawled to my table to have a look around and pose for the camera...
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Submitted: Tuesday, 26th May, 2009 18:28 (GMT)
Taken: Tuesday, 26th May, 2009
Focal length: 24 mm
Shutter speed: 1/125 sec
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 100
Notes: I used reversed old Sigma 24mm F/2.8 prime lens (aperture set at f/16 despite what camera shows) and SB800 flash (standing next to the camera, remotely triggered).
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