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Oh come on, Arthur, more pictures of wet spider webs, seriously???… part 2… now with bonus ‘super-cropped-down-extra-close-up’ versions of each photo!!!

There is one of the photos of the orb webs I took, after gently spraying them with water to simulate dew drops. One advantage of my digital camera is that it saves photos at a very large size… like 72 … Continue reading

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Oh come on, Arthur, more pictures of wet spider webs, seriously???… part 1…

Yes, it was a foggy, misty morning here in San Diego, and the orb web-spinning garden spiders are getting bigger, so I took some photos. Once again, nature let me down with the dew/mist factor, so I broke out my … Continue reading

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Snake eyes…

Before I go any further, I have to apologize. I killed a rattlesnake yesterday. It had my daughter and her friend trapped in a car. They couldn’t get out, or move without running it over. I would have moved it … Continue reading

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To bee or not to bee: more micro-photography fun…

That little spike at the left, dear readers, is a bee stinger. I decided to play with my digital microscope. I might be able to get some wet web images with it when my younger daughter comes home later today … Continue reading

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More experiments with ‘wet web photography’…

I was out in the yard this morning, annoying my spider relatives again, using my mist spraying bottle to put fake dew on their little homes. This time, I played with an array of options, using all three macro lenses, … Continue reading

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My dogs love me…

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Epic web photo failure!!!

All I wanted to do was get a good picture of this garden spider and her orb web with my phone at work the other night. I tried it with the flash too, and ended up with a ghost spider. … Continue reading

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