I Spied a Spider

Challenge #17 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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This week's challenge: Spiders, in their natural environment. They should be outside, if that is where they live. However, if they live on the ceiling above your bed, then capture this image by all means.... :-) Please don't photograph them under studio lights with no realistic background. Macro shots welcome. SIZE: 1,600px MAXIMUM ON LONGER SIDE.
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A story of a crab spider in brown and purple.
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A crab spider does not build a web, it sits on a flower almost unseen and just grab their prey.
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Submitted: Sunday, 21st October, 2012 19:50 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 2nd September, 2012
Focal length: 105 mm
Shutter speed: 1/200 sec
Aperture: F6.3
ISO: 200
Notes: This is a stack of three images shot by Sony A900+Sigma 2x EX TC + 20mm macro tube + Sigma 105 EX DG macro. Also the Minolta 1200 macro ring flash has been used.
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