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spider - Leucauge venusta

spider - Leucauge venusta
Springfield, Virginia, USA
June 2, 2004

Awesome photo!
Difficult to imagine a better photo - plane of focus, depth of field, etc. Thank you for sharing the image! What, please, is your equipment, and, if you recorded it, what setting(s) did you use?

I saw a similar spider.
The one I saw was in Carrol County Arkansas. I had to use Dad's 24-70 mm. lens attached to a Canon Rebel T3. I switched to manuel focus because the camera's auto focus was choosing to focus on the leaves in the background, leaving the spider invisible. I do know that I used automatic white balance and automatic ISO. I also know that I had to crop the pictures I took.

Thank you, Seth!
Thank you, Seth!


Great shot!
Great shot!

great photo!

awesome photo guys!
awesome photo guys!

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