Cross Spider Araneus diadematus Also known as European garden spider, Diadem spider, or Cross Orbweaver Family Araneidae (Orb Weavers) Description: The Cross Spider or Garden Spider is a very common and well-known orb-weaver spider in Western Europe. Individual spiders can range from light yellow, to orange-brown or dark grey, but all European garden spiders have […]
An unusual occurrence in a garden devoid of flora
Kenko tubes, an off camera flash and a 50mm lens. What could possibly go wrong
Found another one of the mantis type creature thing looking at me face on. Now I’m not so sure about the star wars connection. Given the face armour it’s more like some kind of fancy Halo Reach helmet with feathers on.
Just a plain white flower – Hadn’t used the 50mm for a while so thought I ought to see whether it still worked or not. Glad I did as it highlighted more dust bunnies than a field full of dust and bunnies. Sensor now cleaned in time for the weekend.