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...so here's mine!

I'll try to limit myself to more unconventional shots (weird angles, closeups, strange behaviours, etc.) to keep things interesting. Enjoy!

L.
 

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"I am the bringer of evil"

P. ornata and fun with a LED flashlight

 

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Here's looking at you, kid.

Heteroscodra maculata




P. ornata. Note the strange through-the-wiremesh effect.

 

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The glutton B. smithi




Note the "dead cricket storage" method:

 

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Cyriopagopus schioedtei sling. One of my favourite bugs.



 
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Stromatopelma calceatum explores some Georgian Bay driftwood.






Some nice legs on this hottie:




Ready to launch... (and she did):

 

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That's what happens when G. rosea attacks the water dish during refilling:




Note the urticating hairs stuck to the surface of the droplet:

 

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I really like this picture. It's very... psychadelic.



 

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The first recorded evidence that P. ornata are herbivorous:



Actually, she got really excited about me misting the enclosure and launched herself at the falling droplets. Not affraid of a little water, that one.
 

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Avicularia braunshauseni.




Check out the contrast of blues and yellows/reds. Man, avics are cool:




My my, how you have grown:

 

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Ok, that's the end of Round 1... More later, after I do some rehousing.

Cheers,
L.
 

P. Novak

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very nice pics man and of course great collection, what kind of camera you using?
 

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very nice pics man and of course great collection, what kind of camera you using?
Thanks, the bugs and I appreciate your kind words {D! The camera is a Nikon D50 with the Micro-Nikkor 60mm macro lens.
 

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wow, those are some seriously cool shots!wish my cam could do that :wall:.

and of course nice ts - can't wait till my ornata gets that big and gorgeous.
 

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very nice! I really like the water droplet with the urticating hairs! and I second the camera question.
 

lpw

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Thanks, guys!

@Natemass and Arachnophilist: Hint: The camera question was already answered in this thread :).
 
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