1. Welcome to NikonCafe.com—a friendly Nikon camera & photography discussion forum!

    If you are thinking of buying a camera or need help with your photos, you will find our forum members full of advice! Click here to join for free!

Mr & Mrs Wasp Spider

Discussion in 'Macro, Flowers, Insects, and Greenery' started by Counter, Aug 19, 2008.

  1. Counter

    Counter

    Sep 18, 2007
    London
    A charming couple don't you think?

    352881079_dNqXx-XL.


    And one after she'd managed to get rid of him

    [​IMG]


    For those of you who know London, you may be surprised to hear that this was in the middle of Regent's Park. I'd never seen a Wasp Spider anywhere before and certainly never expected to see one there but I spotted at least ten in about five square meters. I was amazed and went back again very early the next day. The webs are quite close to the ground so I ended up lying on a newspaper on a patch of Thistles trying to get as level as I could.

    D300 60mm AF-S
     
  2. Stephan54

    Stephan54

    664
    May 13, 2006
    Netherlands
    Good detail. Eating your partner could work out cheaper than divorce.
     
  3. Counter

    Counter

    Sep 18, 2007
    London
    Thank you Stephan. I feared for the Male when he started climbing all over her but she didn't seem at all bothered. Shame, would have made a great series.
     
  4. Wow, nice detail and color.
     
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.