Over the edge in miniature

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  1. jomike

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    Was lucky to get this small (5mm) jumping spider on a pot in my back garden. Rather relieved as I was running out of ideas.

    Shot in raw, converted, cropped (a lot) sharpened, border added in APS CS2.

    Nikon D50 Sigma 70-300APO.

    [​IMG]

    Mike
     
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    I like this. The colour of the spider makes it look like the colour from the top is walking away over the edge of the pot. Top capture!!
     
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    I like it too,, :D
    You just can keep away from those creepy crawlies can you??:smashin:
     
  4. jomike

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    Thanks senu

    The macro bug has bitten deep (pardon the pun) and I've just ordered a Tamron 90mm Di Macro lens from Onestop-Digital.

    Mike
     
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    That's a really striking shot. The colours are really appealing.
    I've just been reading all about the Tamron 90 in one of this month's magazines - the shots from that in the mag looked incredible. I'm sure you'll have a great time with it.
    This has definitely raised the Sigma 70-300 APO up my shopping list though - fantastic stuff.

    Edit: I've just seen that this is at the 300mm focal length! Makes it even more amazing.
     
  6. jomike

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    Thanks tryingtimes. The macro setting only works between 200-300mm and gives you a working distance of 3ft. Ideal for butterflies, dragonflies etc., but this spider is pushing the lens' limits as I had to crop quite severely to get this, hence the Tammy.

    Mike
     
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    Great composition to this one.:thumbsup: Defo over the edge.

    Yo wont be disappointed with the tamron 90mm ,I have one and its special.It does search abit in auto but theres a limit option to solve that. Its Dead sharp and the 1:1 is amazing.I look forward to seeing some of your macro work.
     
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    Nice shot jomike. It is certainly on theme.
     

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