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Wolf spider

Wolf spider
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Copyright: Anne Gattlen (anel) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-06-08
Categories: Spiders
Camera: Canon EOS 30 D
Exposure: f/5.0, 1/160 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-07-13 4:59
Viewed: 2252
Points: 36
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
A picture from my archives..

It shows, I think, a female Wolf Spider carrying a cocon

Unfortunately I don't have the exact ID, I'm not a great connaisseur od these creatures which are not of my favourite friends

Thanks to Nagaraj and Lou who suggest following ID:
Pardosa amentata

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Ciao Anne, great macro of beautiful spider, wonderful natural colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Hi Anne,
Perfect pose for this spider.
Shaprness and details are excellent and the colours are very naturals. Nice composition.
Thanks for sharing

Hello Anne,
very special and excellent capture of this spider: great macro, excellent clarity,natural colours and good composition!!!

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-07-13 6:15]

Hello Anne,
Very nice photo of this spider in good sharpness and details. Beautiful natural colours. Pretty diagonal composition.

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2011-07-13 7:03]

Fine image, yes a female carrying egg sac, I am no expert but I checked a book and this looks like 'Spotted Wolf Spider' Pardosa amentata, please check out, you may be lucky. tfs.

Excellent photo of the spider,good details and background. regards yiannis

Ciao Anne. Great pic today- Excellent DOF and razor shrp/ detaisl for the small one. Beutiful light light and contrast.


Hello Anne, great macro with excellent details and great sharpness. A very nice shot. All the best, Paul


Good posting of the subject. I particularly appreciate that you got the lighting spot on here to show good sharpness, detail and the POV is also great.

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2011-07-13 9:14]

Liebe Anna.
Wunderschöne Sicherung dieser Spinne. Ich mag sehr den Aufbau. Ausgezeichnete Schärfe großartiges Licht und Farben. Die spinnen sind dieses Jahr sehr zahlreich. Schöne Grüße Siggi

Hi Anne.
Very nice and interesting spider. Great sharpness exactly on the object. Nice natural colours.
Have a nice evening,

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  • mikou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 869 W: 68 N: 1479] (6093)
  • [2011-07-13 9:29]

Hello Anne.
Very nicely you captured this spider with egg cocoon. And even though he is "not of you favourite friends" :-). Nicely composed with sharp details. Well done!
Kind regards

Hello Anne,
Wonderful macro capture taken from a good POV. I also like details, sharpness and colours. Well done!

hello Anna
great sharpness picture of this little wolfspider
great details and very good naturel colours
it is a specie of PARDOSA but look very similar
this specie have many black on his head and can be Amentata

thanks greeting lou

Hello Anne,
Great captured of this spider, nice details sharpness, very good composition and lovely natural colours, very well seen,
Thanks for sharing and have a goodnight,
Best Regards,

Hallo Anne,
gute Aufnahme von dieser Wolfsspinne mit gelungener Schärfe und schönem grünen Hintergrund. Dass du kein großer Kenner dieser kleinen Tiere bist kann ich gut verstehen, und gerade deshalb danke dafür, dass du überhaupt ans fotografieren gedacht hast. :-)
Viele Grüße,

Ciao Anne,
una macro dai perfetti dettagli di questa grossa femmina di ragno, bellissimi i colori che contrastano bene con il verde luminoso, eccellente il punto di ripresa e la composizione
Grazie e complimenti
Buona giornata
Con amicizia

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2011-07-14 12:26]

Hello Anne,
An impressive macro of this Spider showing pin sharp details and natural colours in a fine composition.
TFS and best regards, Ulla

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