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  1. #1
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    Jumping spider feeding on cricket (pics)

    I found this Phidippus jumping spider wandering around on my living room ceiling. Before releasing it outside I thought Id take a few photos, and considering that its abdomen looked a little small, I gave it a two-week old cricket to eat.

    These photos were also a test of a new flash bracket and diffuser Ive put together. I have to say that I am very pleased with the results!

    There are a couple more photos of this critter on my blog.

    Cheers,
    EC
    macrocritters | What's a nice bug like you doing in a place like this??

    Camera: Olympus OM-D E-M5
    Lens: Zuiko 60mm micro four thirds macro
    Settings: manual exposure (F11 @ 1/200 sec)
    Lighting: Olympus FL-36 flash (1/4 power)
    ISO: 200

    P7140424 jumping spider copyright ernie cooper 2014 by ernie.cooper, on Flickr

    P7140429 jumping spider copyright ernie cooper 2014 by ernie.cooper, on Flickr

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    Southwest Utah
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    Re: Jumping spider feeding on cricket (pics)

    Very well done. I love the detail on the spider.

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