Along came a spider...

Posted by
Harry (Apex, NC, United States) on 5 July 2013 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

One of my friends discovered this spider on a lily petal, and we both took photos of it.

SONY DSLR-A700 1/60 second F/10.0 ISO 200 75 mm (35mm equiv.)

Welcome to all. I began blogging Retained-Images in 2004 at It is gone now.

Don from Spokane, United States

You got a very good close up shot of the spider. Excellent focus.

5 Jul 2013 2:22pm

Mohammad/N from shiraz, Iran

what a BIG spider
so great close up

5 Jul 2013 3:37pm

pascale from Brussels, Belgium

nice close up but leave her there :)

5 Jul 2013 3:42pm

Helene from Loire Atlantique, France

Ouh, je me dépêche de fermer cette page, j'ai horreur des araignées !!

5 Jul 2013 7:39pm

Susan Rose from Georgia, United States

I LOVE it!!!

5 Jul 2013 7:57pm

destani from mashhad, Iran

Excellent capture ! Wonderful macro ! 5*****

5 Jul 2013 9:24pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

And a BIG spider it is! Wonderful color and detail.

5 Jul 2013 9:58pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States


5 Jul 2013 11:27pm

Emma G from Auckland, New Zealand

a great image of the spider - it looks huge!

6 Jul 2013 12:29am

Etsu from Japan

Amazing! Excellent capture of the spider with fine&beautiful colors. I've never seen the same spider as this here.

6 Jul 2013 1:12am

Kyu from Japan

Wonderful framing and beautiful details.

6 Jul 2013 2:01am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Looks a very special spider . .

6 Jul 2013 5:44am

L'angevine from Angers, France

elle a bien pris sa place avant de prendre un bon bain de fleurs

6 Jul 2013 7:40am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

perfect founding

6 Jul 2013 2:12pm (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Spider is not having a good time.

Excellent clos up! Nice shot!.

6 Jul 2013 3:23pm

Wim van der Meij from Zutphen, Netherlands

Was it as big as I think it is? A spectacular insect; a good catch!

6 Jul 2013 5:02pm