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ogre spider/ net casting tips?


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toomanyhandles Silver Member Nikonian since 07th Sep 2009
Mon 18-Feb-13 06:28 PM

I will be in a region that is blessed with ogre spiders.

Anyone have any tips on photographing the spider and its work with he woven net?

I'm interested in not just photography-related tips but also behavioral. I haven't seen these critters before. Is there a good way to get them into a useful pose? I prefer my macro photos to be taken in the field, not staged indoors.

My pertinent gear:
D300, SB600, SB-29 (perhaps R1 by the time of the trip). Few other light-triggered off-camera flashes of several types.

Thanks for thoughts!