Friday, August 15, 2008

Jumping Spider....



Another critter that dwells on the black eyed susans. Obviously this is an extreme close up, the actual size of this spider is about 1/4 inch across.

13 comments:

The Birdlady said...

Here's looking at you! Amazing shot!

Eve said...

I agree...very amazing!! I do love these little jumpers...even if I'm not a big fan of spiders! I am learning to get along with them tho! Thanks John!

Mary said...

Oh my! What amazing eyes! I don't think I want him to jump on me. Terrific shot!

kjpweb said...

They are so cool looking! Very well captured! Cheers, Klaus

Tommy V said...

That is scary looking. Another super fabulous photo.

Louise said...

Excellent picture! Love this creature close-up!

Adrian said...

Hello John

This shot made mme shiver. Spiders are not my favourite critters! To think that Jenny (Wren's nature notebook)and I used to grab them out of their webs when we were young to examine them. This guy has got beady eyes!!

Brrrrr, Adrian

2sweetnsaxy said...

Awesome shot! All those eyes and hairs.... (shuddering). I'm trying to think of the last time I've seen one. It's been a while.

Jenny said...

Stunning shot John. I not a fan of spiders either (thanks for reminding me that we used to catch them with our bare hands Adgi!), but this one I think is lovely. It's the big black long legged house ones that get me shreiking!

Kathryn and Ari said...

Wow. I can't believe the magnification of that shot: that spider's eyes are fantastic.

Stacey Huston said...

LOL love the little face.. wonderful shot.. thanks for sharing

Christy said...

I almost didn't look at this post based on the title. But I thought lets try it and the macro of this image really doesn't make this spider give me the willies like some images do. I never thought I would say this about a spider but he looks sort of cute in the picture in real life I would probably be screaming for my husband to come rescue me from the spider.

Kerri said...

WOW! This is a fabulous image! I'm not big on spiders AT ALL...but the way you've captured him makes it almost bearable...almost :)