Those who know me know that I have a love hate relationship with spiders, I love some of them (e.g., Jumping Spiders) yet hate others (e.g., Wolf / Trap Door Spiders). Nonetheless, I have a view that I can’t allow one to hang around and not another (I am spider non-discriminatory) so I tend to let most of them hang around in the backyard. The jumping spider is one of my favorite types of spiders, there is something about this […]
As part of my Jumping through the edits series I have been editing a macro jumping spider image using a few different photo editing tools to try and bring the best out of the image. In this article I focus on how I used Aurora HDR to improve the image and make it pop. There are a number of different edits I have made to this Image up until this point, this has included focus Stacking, and Denoise to get […]
I noticed outside a number of jumping spiders, and having had some success with a black porcelain tile I thought it would be worth another try but with a different spider (last time was a flower spider). There are plenty of jumping spiders outside my house so I safely collected one, put it on the tile and started taking pictures as it wandered around the tile. The images were taken with a Nikon D5300 digital camera, and a Sigma 150mm […]
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