Panasonic LUMIX GX8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 60mm f2.8 Macro, ISO 1250, 1/125 s, f/7.1 This week's picture shows a crab spider on a leaf. Crab spiders or Thomisidae are a very common family of spiders with over 2100 species. The sample here is a small Xysticus species. Crab spiders are distinguished by their large and strong front four legs which are used to catch prey.
Panasonic LUMIX GX8 + Olympus M.Zuiko 60mm f2.8 Macro, ISO 200, 6s, f/16 This week's picture is a close-up of a walnut and its reflection in black plexiglass. It is the product of some experiments with light. The quality of the light falling on the subject very much influences the look of the picture. Essentially, the size, position, and temperature of the light source(s) determine the