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Copyright: laurens van der Linde (euroblinkie) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3080 W: 56 N: 6334] (64279)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-06-23
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/20.0, 1/60 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-07-30 12:18
Viewed: 3031
Points: 32
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
this spider of the fam.Thomisidae Crabspiders
Misumena vetia i think?

i found this one with a cicade
he show the cicade so good ,i must take a picture
i hope you like this one
greeting lou

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  • nglen Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2883 W: 30 N: 9683] (36145)
  • [2009-07-30 12:22]

Hi Laurens. This Spider will eat well with this large fly it has captured. You have taken a fine macro of the fly and the spider. Excellent detail and rich colours. wel ldone TFs.

Hola laurens

Que momento más irrepetible, el habe cogido a la araña que este super insecto, que es más grande que ella.

Fantastica imagen de colorido y nitidez. Felicidades

Un saludo Antonio

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  • thor68 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 795 W: 138 N: 1319] (5674)
  • [2009-07-30 13:07]

amazing and excellent close-up of the crabspider having a feast! :-) sharpness and details cannot be any better.
well seen & captured, thor.

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  • zetu Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 967 W: 26 N: 3888] (16941)
  • [2009-07-30 13:15]

Hello Laurens
great scene with excellent details and beautiful colors

Ciao Lou, beautiful action shoot with crab spider and poor cicade, great sharpness and wonderful natural colors, fine details and splendid blurry BG, very well done, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

Hola Laurens,
Magnífico trabajo con gran nitidez y detalle, excelente iluminación y colores naturales, saludos
José Ramón

Hola de nuevo Laurens,

no se de que especies se trata. Sorry.

Pusiste el foco en el punto exacto, además con gran profundidad de campo y una buena luz, lo que nos hace apreciar bien y disfrutar de tu excelente fotografía. Buen trabajo:

Josep Ignasi.

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  • cirano Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 997 W: 0 N: 944] (13609)
  • [2009-07-30 14:35]

Slav Laûrens,
Wonderful action composition with excellent sharpness and detail.Rich colours and excellent background.Thanks for sharing.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2009-07-30 14:52]

Hi Lou,your macros are everyday most surprising! What a impressive scene you caught! And what a impressive quality.The sharpness and the DOF are the best as possible,never thought to do that as second work? Very professional pic,my best compliments,have a nice day,LUCIANO

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  • jaycee Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2454 W: 10 N: 8044] (25460)
  • [2009-07-30 16:09]

Hi Lou,

A superb macro catching the action between the Spider and the Cicada. The colors and details are magnificent. A wonderful composition and background.


Hi laurens,

Lovely capture of this spider with the kill. Very nice and sharp image. Lovely capture. Very nice macro. Great work


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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2009-07-31 4:17]

Hello Lou,
A very fine macro of a Crab spider (possibly Misumena sp.) with its Cicada prey, both predator and prey being taken from a fine POV with excellent sharpness against a pleasing neutral BG.
Thanks and have a good weekend,

Hello Laurens

Nice shot with excellent colors and lighting, good composition. It's very surprising this spider with a cicade, it's interesting and amazing.You had luck to took this photo.
Well done

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2009-08-01 2:33]

hello Laurens,
It's an excellent picture you took here. A big catch for this crabspider!
Beautiful light falls on this natural scene and I like the fine earth-tones of your shot.
Thanks and kind regards

ciao Lou!
the predator and the poor cicala ..... in the world of nature every day could be the last...
good timing and details

best sERGIO

Hi Lou

What a wonderful picture in right moment, very nice DOF and details, nice sharpness, very nice POV, well done TFs



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