Well-Nigh Wordless Wednesday: Jumper

Since BugShot 2011 concluded, I’ve seen a surge in the number of jumping spider photos appearing online. This is probably because Thomas Shahan, one of the best jumping spider photographers in the world, was one of the instructors and everyone wanted to try their hand at his techniques when they got home. (He takes his photos with cheap, old camera equipment he picks up at garage sales by the way!)  Today I’m jumping on the jumping spider bandwagon myself and give you my best photo of these little, terribly charismatic spiders:



I clearly have a long way to go. :)


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