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The Grand Argiope

The Grand Argiope
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Copyright: nagaraj vn (nagraj) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-12-07
Categories: Spiders
Camera: Nikon D200, Micro-Nikkor 105mm f.4
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/350 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-12-07 8:07
Viewed: 2793
Points: 12
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The Grand Argiope
Argiope aemula

Hope I got the ID correct, if not please correct me.

Today I had very good outing in lalbagh, good light, lot of dew and subjects.
This beautiful spider I found today morning and used side lighting and tried to get clear background so that the spider looks clear enough to see with those white design, whose actual function still not known (or had they found out).

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2008-12-07 8:44]

Hello Nagaraj,
Perfect close up on this spider. Crisp clear image with vivid colors. Appropriate blurred background. TFS this wonderful image.
Best regards Siggi

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  • nglen Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2883 W: 30 N: 9683] (36145)
  • [2008-12-07 11:43]

Hi Nagaraj . A fine close up of the Spider which you havecaptured with good detail and natural colours. I like the cross on the webb. Stands out well from the BG. well done TFS.

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2008-12-07 12:40]

Hello Nagraj,
A fine sharp and well composed image of this Argiope spider taken from a fine POV with good light management against a pleasing neutral BG that shows it up well in the centre of its web.
Thanks for sharing this beauty,
Kind regards,

Hi Nagraj,

Spider with web captured very well,the back ground looks just apt, I suppose the design helps reinforcing the web or it might be sort of attraction for its prey? well its my wild guess.

Hi Nagaraj
Bright ans sunny picture. I like good contrast and perfect OOF background. Nice compo with main object a little bit on the left
Good job
Best wishes

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2008-12-08 4:59]

Hello Nagaraj,
This is a very fine picture, well composed and with a subtle light and colors, which I like a lot. I'm not a fan of spiders, but I must say that your picture of Argiope spider and the beautiful web are very pleasant.
Thanks and best regards

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  • gannu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 988 W: 4 N: 3277] (14761)
  • [2008-12-08 5:10]

Hi Nagaraj, Nice image and you are lucky to have a good lighting. Lovely view. Well done Ganesh

Nice image

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