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fang of a spider

Postby PietFrancke » Tue Jul 04, 2017 2:28 pm

my macro lens lets me see more than my reading glasses! Exuvia are easily found in old sheds.

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Re: fang of a spider

Postby minniev » Tue Jul 04, 2017 3:04 pm

That is both hideous and perfectly designed. And also very well taken. You find the most fascinatingly beautiful scary critters. Nice separation from the background and excellent use of light.
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Re: fang of a spider

Postby uuglypher » Tue Jul 04, 2017 3:16 pm

Piet,
Was this actually among the exuviae?
What kind of spider? Size?
is this a stacked image?
Incredibly intricate detail.
It's awesome (and that just may be my first use of that horridly over-used word!)

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Re: fang of a spider

Postby PietFrancke » Tue Jul 04, 2017 4:04 pm

thank you Minnie and Dave - yes, stacked. a wolf spider I think, including legs around an inch in diameter (not stretched out). The fangs themselves are part of the cap that they blow off and of course substantially smaller - we are probably looking at around 1/16 or less of an inch here.

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Re: fang of a spider

Postby LindaShorey » Tue Jul 04, 2017 5:07 pm

Piet, you need to write some scary movie screenplays! One of the tarantulas I owned shed its exoskeleton while I had it. A wondrous sight to view as it lay on its back and the belly area opened first. Awesome photo! I disagree with Dave that "awesome" is over-used; it covers so much ground, I'd be lost without it :)
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Re: fang of a spider

Postby PietFrancke » Tue Jul 04, 2017 6:15 pm

LindaShorey wrote:Piet, you need to write some scary movie screenplays! One of the tarantulas I owned shed its exoskeleton while I had it. A wondrous sight to view as it lay on its back and the belly area opened first. Awesome photo! I disagree with Dave that "awesome" is over-used; it covers so much ground, I'd be lost without it :)


You had tarantulas! Let them crawl on you .. shudder. I have suspected this but now I know. YOU BE CRAZY WOMAN :lol: :D :D

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Re: fang of a spider

Postby Psjunkie » Tue Jul 04, 2017 6:32 pm

Just fabulous Piet, a real home run here......an now to deal with nightmares tonight.

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Re: fang of a spider

Postby davechinn » Tue Jul 04, 2017 6:36 pm

PietFrancke wrote:my macro lens lets me see more than my reading glasses! Exuvia are easily found in old sheds.

fang.jpg


Creepily stunning Piet !!! The details are incredible. Never ever gave thought that a spider would need a shave.
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Re: fang of a spider

Postby LindaShorey » Tue Jul 04, 2017 8:28 pm

PietFrancke wrote:You had tarantulas! Let them crawl on you .. shudder. I have suspected this but now I know. YOU BE CRAZY WOMAN :lol: :D :D


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Re: fang of a spider

Postby St3v3M » Sun Jul 09, 2017 2:21 am

PietFrancke wrote:my macro lens lets me see more than my reading glasses! Exuvia are easily found in old sheds.

Thank goodness we're bigger than them! WOW! S-
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