Jumping spider - created by Zizounai


Jumping spider
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 17/47Score: 61.3% (0)957 views
  • Camera: Panasonic
  • Camera model: DMC-FZ200
  • Exposure time: 10/1250
  • Aperture: f/4.0
  • ISO: 100

(3 years and 274 days ago)

avatar still26
still26 says:

These handsome 'beasts' do jump so beware as one jumped on my camera one year and scarred the beejeebees outta me. You have done such a great job on capturing him in full body with complete sharpness on those eyes where the sharpness ought to be. That black hole in the background supplies us viewers with meat to the story of this curious spider coming out to have a look at you too. This photograph makes me happy, I am delighted to see him, so posed, so sweet and in his natural environment. Love it.

author says:

Thank you. I have been watching this little (very little, maybe 5 mm) spider for one hour in the ruins of an old castle, waiting for the sunset. The spider was chasing a fly during all this time, trying many tricks to catch it. The fly would just move at the very last moment and land again not far away. The spider was like a cat chasing a mouse, hiding behind stone bulges, following the shaded paths it made. But it did not win.

(3 years and 272 days ago)


avatar still26
still26 says:

)....you sound like a true photographer, preying on your subject and getting completely engrossed...I too have done the same with bees and butterflies...and spiders.

Howdie stranger!
If you want to rate this picture or participate in this contest, just:

LOGIN HERE or REGISTER FOR FREE


Macro And Close Up 2 Photography Contest


Fatal Vision
FatalVision
by
Cephus
5713 views
- final score: 65.7%

I come in pease
Icomeinpease
by
Cephus
3859 views
- final score: 65.3%

I'm Just a Fly on a Rose Hip
ImJustaFlyonaRoseHip
by
Cephus
3858 views
- final score: 64.4%

Entry number 99919
Entrynumber99919
by
joesaladino
4795 views
- final score: 63.8%

–°omplexity
omplexity
by
Dmitry
3290 views
- final score: 63.6%

In Stillness
InStillness
by
still26
2239 views
- final score: 63.2%

Entry number 99918
Entrynumber99918
by
joesaladino
3117 views
- final score: 63%

Here's Looking at YOU
HeresLookingatYOU
by
still26
3407 views
- final score: 63%

Insect
Insect
by
patty
1000 views
- final score: 62.9%

Entry number 99988
Entrynumber99988
by
Cephus
1874 views
- final score: 62.6%

Snowflake
Snowflake
by
kyricom
2976 views
- final score: 62.1%

Entry number 99893
Entrynumber99893
by
miren4o
1096 views
- final score: 61.8%

EYES!
EYES
by
chieflong
4286 views
- final score: 61.5%

Dragonfly
Dragonfly
by
chieflong
2676 views
- final score: 61.4%

Itsybitsy Spider
ItsybitsySpider
by
Ory
2467 views
- final score: 61.4%

Aphrodite Awakens
AphroditeAwakens
by
Cephus
1314 views
- final score: 61.3%

Jumping spider
Jumpingspider
by
Zizounai
958 views
- final score: 61.3%

Locust
Locust
by
Wayne Cheah
924 views
- final score: 61.1%

Entry number 99920
Entrynumber99920
by
joesaladino
2662 views
- final score: 61%

Entry number 99917
Entrynumber99917
by
joesaladino
2071 views
- final score: 61%

Crab spider
Crabspider
by
Zizounai
868 views
- final score: 60.9%

Lunch
Lunch
by
still26
2535 views
- final score: 59.7%

My World
MyWorld
by
still26
2493 views
- final score: 59.6%

Moro sphynx
Morosphynx
by
Zizounai
1022 views
- final score: 59.4%

A Butterflies Portrait
AButterfliesPortrait
by
jordankennedyofficia
2239 views
- final score: 59.3%

Coreus marginatus
Coreusmarginatus
by
Zizounai
3148 views
- final score: 59.3%

As busy as a ...
Asbusyasa
by
Dmitry
856 views
- final score: 58.9%

Mutant Orange
MutantOrange
by
BeSea
986 views
- final score: 58.9%

Buds
Buds
by
friiskiwi
853 views
- final score: 58.6%

Busy landing pad
Busylandingpad
by
Dmitry
817 views
- final score: 58.5%

Entry number 99959
Entrynumber99959
by
drconover
2267 views
- final score: 58.4%

Chatham Island Forget-Not
ChathamIslandForgetNot
by
friiskiwi
874 views
- final score: 58.3%

Butterfly
Butterfly
by
Zizounai
918 views
- final score: 58.3%

Softly Billowing
SoftlyBillowing
by
still26
1794 views
- final score: 58.2%

Entry number 99921
Entrynumber99921
by
joesaladino
2854 views
- final score: 57.6%

Hoar Frost
HoarFrost
by
kyricom
1637 views
- final score: 57.4%

Busy bee
Busybee
by
friiskiwi
806 views
- final score: 57%

Unwound
Unwound
by
rturnbow
796 views
- final score: 57%

Frosted Leaf
FrostedLeaf
by
kyricom
1569 views
- final score: 56.6%

Entry number 99894
Entrynumber99894
by
miren4o
899 views
- final score: 55.4%

Poinsetta Leaf
PoinsettaLeaf
by
BeSea
752 views
- final score: 54.2%

Entry number 99895
Entrynumber99895
by
miren4o
907 views
- final score: 53.3%

Entry number 99897
Entrynumber99897
by
miren4o
743 views
- final score: 52.1%

RED
RED
by
Dmitry
617 views
- final score: 51%

Entry number 99960
Entrynumber99960
by
drconover
3751 views
- final score: 50.2%

Sitting on camera lens
Sittingoncameralens
by
Dmitry
692 views
- final score: 50.1%

Entry number 99896
Entrynumber99896
by
miren4o
687 views
- final score: 49.2%

Howdie Guest!
You need to be logged in to rate this entry and participate in the contests!

LOGIN HERE or REGISTER FOR FREE