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
After seeing something similar recently I thought I’d have a go at trying to capture the ignition point of a disposable plastic lighter. Wasn’t as easy as I thought though. These were the best of over 100 shots, all taken handheld @ 1/3200, ISO 800 and F2,8
Camera phones sometimes surprise with the level of detail captured, although nowhere near as good as the same image from an SLR, was quite surprised with the results.
Kenko tubes, off camera flash and time to kill. A closeup look at the delicate petals of a purple orchid.