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Spinning the Web


Spinning the Web
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Copyright: Edgar Serrano (eserrano) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 22 W: 2 N: 29] (296)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-09-11
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon 350D (Digital Rebel XT), Tamron SP 90mm 1:2.8 Di - Macro 1/1
Exposure: f/5.0, 1/320 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-09-13 6:26
Viewed: 3000
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Notice the silk coming out of the spider's abdomen while using the hind leg to place the thread in place.

All spiders produce silk, a thin, strong protein strand extruded by the spider from spinnerets most commonly found on the end of the abdomen. A spinneret is a spider's silk-spinning organ. It is usually on the underside of a spider's abdomen, to the rear. Most spiders have six spinnerets; some have four or two. They move independently and in concert to build webs. (Wikipedia).

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Hi Edgar,
Thanks for your comment on my recent picture.
Though you are not all that new to TN, welcome all the same.
Your macro of a spider spinning out the web is very good. The subject is in fairly good focus and the colors are natural.
Best regards,
Ram

Hello Edgar
You have done very well to capture the moment the silk is teased from the abdomen.
The focus is a little unsharp but there must have been a lot of movement from the spider at this point.
TFS and Best Regards
Paul

Hi edgar nice capture
focus is a bit unsharp(paul has already told you about that)
and a bit too much brighness
but good work
Toba

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