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Make
NIKON CORPORATION
Model
NIKON D70s
Shutter Speed
10/5000 second
Aperture
F/20.0
Focal Length
105 mm
Date Taken
Apr 9, 2006, 7:50:50 PM
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This was the best picture I was able to take (I needed more than 30 shots). Adult female of Salticus scenicus (Araneae: Salticidae) jumping... khem... starting to jump :D
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AliceArkham Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
spider: RAWR! I will eat u!

xD

love this photo :3
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krishtof Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2010
just read Nikkor Micro 105/2.8 is a wonderful lens. great shot
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Dark-Raptor Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2010  Professional Photographer
And this was an older - 105/2.8 "D" version :D

Thanks :)
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krishtof Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2010
excellent ... well done for that .... you must be very proud.
What lens did you use for the shot
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ouwdiy Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2009
awesome shot,..
i have a couple shot of jumping spider do you mind to see it :)
thank you,..
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Dark-Raptor Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2007  Professional Photographer
Thanks :)

I keep spiders and insects in my flat... so I always have models for macrophotography.

Nikkor Micro 105/2.8 is a wonderful lens (and the best I have :) ). When you are using synchronization with built-in flash at 1/500 sec. it is much easier to take this type of action picture. But you need some experience with animals... just to know how they will behave in different situations.
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hikarus Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2007
this is what I call "experience" :clap: good information
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LenoreVasquez Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2007
Wow, these are great shotst. How do you get these pictures so well?
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MischievousPooka Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2007
Great shot!
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vix633 Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
gorgeous shot!
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