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Working Woman

Uploaded by: ChrisAnthemum

Friday October 4, 2013

Westfield, NC (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: Just at dusk tonight, I almost walked into a spider web under construction. This October spider was going in circles round and round her web, weaving her strands... got the camera and flash and took a number of shots. This one even seems to show a face.

Image Width: 3888

Image Length: 2592

x-Resolution: 72.00

y-Resolution: 72.00

Resolution Unit: Inch

Orientation: top - left

YCbCr Sub-Sampling:

Manufacturer: Canon

Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XS

Software: PaintShop Pro 14.00

InterColorProfile: 3144 bytes undefined data

Compression: JPEG compression

Exif Version: Exif Version 2.21

FlashPixVersion: FlashPix Version 1.0

Color Space: sRGB

Components Configuration: Y Cb Cr -

PixelXDimension: 3888

PixelYDimension: 2592

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SubsecTime: 14

SubSecTimeOriginal: 14

SubSecTimeDigitized: 14

Exposure Time: 1/6 sec.

FNumber: f/11.0

Exposure Program: Aperture priority

ISO Speed Ratings: 400

Shutter speed: 2.62 EV (APEX: 2, 1/6 sec.)

Aperture: 7.00 EV (f/11.3)

Exposure Bias: -0.67 EV

Metering Mode: Pattern

Flash: Flash fired, compulsory flash mode.

Focal Length: 55.0 mm

Focal Plane x-Resolution: 4438.36

Focal Plane y-Resolution: 4445.97

Focal Plane Resolution Unit: Inch

Custom Rendered: Normal process

Exposure Mode: Auto exposure

White Balance: Auto white balance

Scene Capture Type: Standard

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4. ChrisAnthemum
12:58 PM GMT on October 05, 2013
Thanks, Dianne and Gary! It sure gave me a start when I saw it on the computer monitor, because in the dark, I was shooting almost blind and could just barely see the spider clearly enough to focus on it. What looks like a face is actually mouth parts, but it does look like Charlotte on her web, doesn't it? I did not draw the face in or manipulate the photo in any way, just adjusted saturation and brightness/contrast, plus took out a couple of dirt specs on the element, as I usually do.
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3. Railheel
11:14 AM GMT on October 05, 2013
That face gave me a chuckle this morning.
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2. snosno
10:34 AM GMT on October 05, 2013
Wow, a perfect little face!!
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1. ChrisAnthemum
5:17 AM GMT on October 05, 2013
I ought to have added that the shadowy effect is due to the spider's rapidly moving legs, a relatively slow shutter speed, and very brief flash.
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ChrisAnthemum

Wife, mother, grandmother, gardener, naturalist, writer, artist, crafter, homeschooler, owner and occasional breeder of registered Shetland Sheepdogs, and a child of the King. Rank amateur at most of these. Live in Westfield, NC, near the western mountains.Some of my photos are now available for sale from Fine Art America. Please check the website: http://fineartamerica.com/profiles/kathryn-meyer.h tml only join the html -- for some reason this site won't let me do it. Clicking on my website below leads to FAA's main page, but you can access my gallery there by putting my name Kathryn Meyer in the search box.

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