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Hazards of Being a Butterfly


Posted by ChrisRoss on Mon Dec 02, 2019 2:32 am

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Greenish Grass Dart & Crab Spider

Took this image a few months back, only noticed the crab spider when processing it later.  Manual stack of two frames for depth of field.  The butterfly flew off soon after without the crab spider pouncing.

Larger image: Grass Dart

Olympus OM-D EM-1 MkII + 300mm f4 + 1.4x

1/200 @ f7.1 ISO400
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by Tom Whelan on Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:57 pm
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Lovely light, pretty whites, and excellent detail of the skipper and the spider.
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by Yun Gao on Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:34 pm
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Excellent detail. The well hiding spider adds interest to an already great photo.
 

by clement on Tue Dec 03, 2019 10:42 pm
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WOW beautiful colors and clarity here
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Fri Dec 06, 2019 5:58 am
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I really like the duet here- the spider is well camouflaged-almost missed it. What a great hiding place. Looks like a big meal for the spider! Beautiful clarity and a nice story-telling element.
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