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Challenge: High Contrast II (Basic Editing III)
Camera: Nikon D50
Lens: Nikon AF-S Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8 VR
Location: My Garage
Date: Oct 1, 2006
Aperture: 14
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/40
Galleries: Nature, Animals
Date Uploaded: Oct 3, 2006

Giant House Spider

Place: 193 out of 396
Avg (all users): 5.3483
Avg (commenters): 6.0000
Avg (participants): 5.2857
Avg (non-participants): 5.3960
Views since voting: 709
Views during voting: 261
Votes: 178
Comments: 3
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10/11/2006 01:27:11 PM
Actually, I beat a hasty retreat when the thing jumped into the lens. Turns out that the giant house spider is the second fastest spider in the world, according to Guinness (it can run up to 1.5mph).

She is still alive, and living in my garage, killing all the other spiders. :)
 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/10/2006 09:08:09 PM
Is the spider still alive? hahaha i bet you killed her right after taking the picture. nice pic.
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10/04/2006 03:09:28 PM
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