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Spiders. And Some Findings About Photographing Them


Hi folks!

It’s time for a new article concerning macro photography. This time I’m going to present you some of the things I discovered when photographing … spiders!

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As mentioned in this post I have a real phobia regarding these creatures. I cannot explain how I got it but I can say for sure that taking macro and close-up pictures with them helped me a lot if not overcoming it at least decreasing its intensity. I faced my fears and got to know the world of arachnids much better than ever! And the truth is that it’s a fascinating world and there is a huge potential for great pictures.
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Insects (7)

In a previous post I mentioned that the time period which is suitable for insect photography starts approximately in March and ends in September. However, what I didn’t point out is that the “sweet spot” for shooting these tiny creatures is May.

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Droplets (2)

In a previous post I mentioned how important is to take you camera with you no matter how the weather is: https://callofnatureblog.wordpress.com/2013/05/22/droplets-reloaded/

Well, one day while I was in the mountains I decided to push things even further and went on a walk while it still rained. I didn’t want to wait for the rain to stop (in the mountains it can last for hours or even days), but decided instead to take photos with one of my favorite subjects: flowers & droplets. I found the results pretty amazing and thought it would be a good idea to share them with you.

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Insects (2)

I want to show you some more pictures which unveil the fascinating (micro)world of insects. They were taken this summer in Bran on a sunny day, when everything was quiet and peaceful. The only “noise” I could hear was the “voice” of the little insects flying and jumping from flower to flower in search for pollen or some other type of food.

Let’s explore this tiny world together!

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