A nature photographer encounters the harmless Spotted Orb-weaver Spider while hiking and captures photos of the spider in its large orb-shaped web.
A wildlife photographer's blog post about encountering and photographing a banded garden spider while hiking at Ben Geren Park in Fort Smith, Arkansas.
Last year I posted a photo of an Eastern Bluebird with a large spider (Eastern Bluebird With Large Spider). This year I photographed another Eastern Bluebird with a spider. I see them bringing in lots of spiders to the nestlings.
How I Got The Shot – Eastern Bluebird With Spider
Here is a link to my setup for photographing the Eastern Bluebirds in my Yard: My Eastern Bluebird Photography Setup
• Location: Arkansas
• Date Taken: May 1, 2020
• Aperture: f7.1
• Shutter speed: 1/320 sec.
• ISO: 1250
• Exposure Bias: +1/3 EV
• Exposure Mode: Aperture Priority
• Focal Length: 500 mm
• Lens: Canon EF 500 mm f/4L IS USM
• Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II