First Jumper captured.....

Discussion in 'Macro, Flowers, Insects, and Greenery' started by misupix, Jun 21, 2007.

  1. I'm so happy today, managed to capture my first jump spider! :biggrin:


    This little bugger is so small, I needed the 60 micro + all 58mm Kenko tubes (it's only approx 2mm long!).

    It must have been a funny sight:
    Me running around a table, trying to get spidy in focus. And as soon as I had him focused the little f**** started sprinting towards the lens.................:eek:..................and me, because of the magnification, missing several heartbeats and jumping back :rolleyes:.

    And the the same game again and again....... But eventually I managed some sharp pics. :Crunk:

    Thanks for looking. C&C appreciated!​
  2. Cool shot. 2mm? That would explain why I don't know what to look for if I would have to search one...
  3. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Funniest home video...lolol

    Great shot

    They are cute. googly, eyes all of them, and fuzzy

    I don't want one though
  4. Michael that is great.

    Do you see any resemblence to a mutual friend?:biggrin::biggrin:

    LOL Bob F.
  5. tojor


    Jul 27, 2005
    Great shot and story. I don't think I have seen one of those.
  6. Awww, so cute.
  7. Glas


    Jun 17, 2007
    Fantastic shot! You are a brave man shooting spidey with 60mm .:Shocked: I have trouble shooting bugs with my Sigma 70mm, the working distance is far too short for comfort..I really don't want insects or bugs coming towords me :redface:
  8. Bolts


    May 7, 2007
    Tampa, Florida

    My goodness, Spidy, what big eyes you have...

    Nice shot and thanks for the story!
  9. I love those furry little fellas.

    Well captured.

  10. YAY! JUMPER! :smile:

    They are so cute! Great shot, Michael!
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