War Paint

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© Michael Fuchs

Photo license: © All rights reserved

This jumping spider had a very short attention span. I had to keep clicking my fingers to keep his attention. This is probably the most dramatic marking I have seen in a jumping spider. He was a really cool guy, and I liked his personality.

21 responses

  • Hector Ortiz

    Hector Ortiz gave props (10 Apr 2008):

    i guess you do...great job... man...

  • Nelson Campbell

    Nelson Campbell (Deleted) gave props (11 Apr 2008):

    Wonderful affectionate essay, full of unusual and interesting details and curiosity that only someone who is a true spider person, would care to notice. And I love every single picture.

  • Chris Whitney

    Chris Whitney said (18 Apr 2008):

    Great essay and this image would be a great submission for the creature theme.

  • Micci Shannon

    Micci Shannon gave props (15 Jun 2008):

    Loved all the jumping spider pictures, but this one is AMAZING! Very well done.

  • Bonnie Fassler

    Bonnie Fassler said (8 Dec 2008):

    WOW! Your spider pictures are GREAT! I have always been amazed by spiders, their webs, etc. And you really have brought them to my close attention with your captures. Love all of your pictures--especially the spiders.

  • Dina Saleh

    Dina Saleh said (12 Feb 2009):

    wowwww thats a wonderful photo for such an amazing creature
    i've just read an article about how this spider see things..
    Side eyes - wide angle vision to pick up movement
    Middle front eyes - sharp, telephoto image, some colour vision
    Side front eyes - binocular vision for judging distances.
    ur photo is amazing .:)

  • Kurt Brennan

    Kurt Brennan gave props (10 May 2009):

    Excellent detail. You can almost tell it is looking at something that is catching its attention. cool.

  • ClickrClickr

    ClickrClickr gave props (14 Oct 2009):

    Wow! Great macro & bokeh!

  • Leanne Silva

    Leanne Silva gave props (25 Oct 2009):

    It's so cute!!!

  • Manon Boily

    Manon Boily (Deleted) gave props (1 Jan 2010):

    for sure a great shot!

  • Rob Case

    Rob Case gave props (22 Jan 2010):

    Exceptional! Completely fantastic photo!

  • ana -maria

    ana -maria said (28 Jan 2010):

    wow!

  • Karen Zimmerman

    Karen Zimmerman gave props (7 Feb 2010):

    I love these little guys!! Great shot!

  • Denise Sarazin

    Denise Sarazin (Deleted) said (7 Jul 2010):

    Amazing. As one who has spent years being afraid of spiders, you have me taking a second look at them.

  • Suzanne Arnold

    Suzanne Arnold (Deleted) gave props (10 Aug 2010):

    Great shot!

  • did

    did said (13 Aug 2010):

    Exelent picture.

  • Jennifer A

    Jennifer A said (9 Nov 2010):

    Fantastic, love the details!

  • Merike Mäll

    Merike Mäll gave props (23 Feb 2011):

    suurepärane foto-hea võte

  • Martha Mena

    Martha Mena gave props (24 Mar 2011):

    WOW awesome n__n

  • Yvonne Fuchs

    Yvonne Fuchs gave props (11 Jun 2011):

    War Paint is an amazing dude!

  • Barbara Thurlow

    Barbara Thurlow gave props (26 Jan 2013):

    I love working with jumping spiders...one of my favorite subjects. Gorgeous shot!

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