In the Botanical Gardens, there are paths that leads to mini forest. I took one of them and try some luck. As most of the trees are green, hence not much i can play about. Until i look upwards and suddenly saw a spider knitting its net. I want to know in more detail how it was done, hence i use 55-200mm to zoom. As the net was in between two trees and at times windy, zooming at roughly 3metre above ground is quite a daunting task. My neck was tired, but still i pressed on in the hope that i will be capture the knitting moment without using a tripod. And here it is, the fabric-like net from the tail end of the spider was guided using left rear leg for weaving the net to prey on flying insect. As there was a heavy downpour few hours before that, some rain droplets still stick to the legs of this spider.
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- Copyright: Ralf Lai (kim_gwan) (444)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-03-09
- Categories: Decisive Moment
- Camera: Sony Alpha a35, SAL 55-200mm, 4-5.6, SDHC 8G
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/25 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-03-10 2:58