Ensnared


coker

Link Posted 22/11/2021 - 17:02
I think this was a small crane fly, before it became prey to a spider on a bedroom window board (inside).





Some things I noted from within....

The facets of an eye.
A bunch of legs, gathered together.
The iridescence of a wing.
And... is that an egg in there?


(It's about 10mm "high")


Thanks for looking,

Roger.
The more I look, the more there is to see!

Lubbyman

Link Posted 22/11/2021 - 19:31
Superb, as usual.

How on earth did you manage to get something so fragile into position in front of the camera??

Steve

coker

Link Posted 22/11/2021 - 21:17
Thank you, Steve.

I would think that, in a small unit such as this, spiders' silk comes into it's own in the strength/weight dept.!

So. a fine, black insect pin with its point superglued perpendicularly into the back of the package, pointing back, away from the lens along its axis, with a 90 degree downward bend into & held by a spring clothes-peg.

All against a "distant" black foamboard b/g, kept well out of the way of the flash, mounted left of the lens.

All from 25 images focus stacked in Combine ZP, thence Elements 11

All solid as a rock........

Roger.
The more I look, the more there is to see!

davidwozhere

Link Posted 23/11/2021 - 00:47
It's worked remarkably well, as usual.
Both the *istDS and the K5 are incurably addicted to old glass

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Chrism8

Link Posted 23/11/2021 - 07:50
Superbly well shot
Chris

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K10D

Link Posted 23/11/2021 - 09:45
Top work. Superb result!

Best regards
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