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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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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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