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The fly and the spider

The fly and the spider
Photo Information
Copyright: didier garnier (ddg) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 867 W: 24 N: 1008] (5507)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-05-03
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 300 D, 100mm f/2.8MacroØ58
Exposure: f/16, 1/200 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Spider [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2006-05-31 10:11
Viewed: 3699
Points: 30
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
Spider eating a fly! Feeding time on Rosa Spinosissima. Iso 400, Neatimage for the noise.
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Hi Didier,
great macro!
Nice moment freeze with good colors and sharpness.

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  • TAZ Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2241 W: 47 N: 3167] (10926)
  • [2006-05-31 12:49]

Didier nous offre encore une beauté ! C'est encore un cliché d'exception. Je suis surpris que vous deviez utiliser Neatimage...
Bravo mon ami !

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  • valy67 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1727 W: 59 N: 3060] (9219)
  • [2006-05-31 13:11]

Great moment and great shot ! Your timing was absolutely perfect. Excellent sharpness and details, wonderful colors, nice composition, POV and BG. Very well done !

A well-captured dramatic moment!
Superb POV, DOF, colours and sharpness.
The rose bud as the backdrop for this action adds a nice dimesion to this picture.

Hello Didier, Great Job, Perfect details, BG, POV, DOF, Perfect work, TFS Kyle

beautiful shot!

Hello Didier,
Excellent exposure and color. Very good sharpness and detail..Really like the way the crab spider's legs are extended out into space.
Lovely flower - Lovely BG :)
Very well done and TFS!

Hi Didier,
Great capture! For you and the spider. I really like shots like this that show nature in action. Colors and detail look superb. Nice work here!

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  • osse Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 955 W: 0 N: 89] (7805)
  • [2006-06-03 17:06]

Hi Didier
Very sharp and beautiful shot. Great colours, details, DOF, light and POV.
Well done Didier


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  • livios Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2150 W: 319 N: 4263] (16942)
  • [2006-06-04 15:09]

Didier, this is really great.

Excellent colors, composition and sharpness to show us this great moment.

I enjoy saturation too.


bonjour didier
excellente photo,tout est bon alors je ne vais pas m'attarder sur la qualité,cependant qui mange qui?

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  • dew77 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4432 W: 248 N: 4028] (13270)
  • [2006-06-06 3:42]

Hello Didier,
Wonderful capture.POV,details,framing,simple BG,moment you caught an composition are excellent.


Great pic. Well composed. The POV, DOF, BG, Sharpness, Lighting and detail of the subject are great. TFS,

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  • AndyB Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1366 W: 32 N: 1351] (3982)
  • [2006-06-07 8:56]

Hello Didier,
An excellent capture of spider and prey.
Good exposure,nice and sharp and very good composition.
I watched one for at least an hour the other day in the hope it would catch a fly,but no luck...one day maybe!
Great shot.


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  • thor68 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 795 W: 138 N: 1319] (5674)
  • [2006-06-08 12:47]

amazing macro-shot, didier! :-)
superb sharpness and details.
that was a nice meal for the spider,
the fly looks very big (and juicy *g*).
excellent composition with the rose
and wonderful green blurred bg.
very well seen & captured, thor.

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