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Posted on 2010.07.17 at 14:10
Current Location: 75409
Current Music: Shore - Eclipse
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for The Desert Quilter

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Jamie
anakngtinapa at 2010-07-17 19:36 (UTC) (Link)
That is actually a beautiful creature. Excellent photo.
ehowton
ehowton at 2010-07-18 01:49 (UTC) (Link)
Thanks. After I framed and posted it, I went back out to look at him again - its unnerving, but nothing you see here is really visible to the naked eye. Its downright fascinating.
irulan_amy at 2010-07-18 04:48 (UTC) (Link)
Creepy and cool. How close did you get?
ehowton
ehowton at 2010-07-18 05:02 (UTC) (Link)
Close enough to see the hair on his chiney-chin-chin!
Michelle1963
michelle1963 at 2010-07-18 16:43 (UTC) (Link)
Omigosh! That is a totally awesome photo, Eric! You've outdone yourself on this one. We can even see all of her eyes. (Wouldn't it be great to know what the world looks like to her?) It's funny, I know a lot of spiders are furry, but in most cases it's really hard to see.

Thank you!
ehowton
ehowton at 2010-07-19 00:47 (UTC) (Link)
Thanks! I nearly ran into him moving the yard yesterday and when I looked up and saw he was *exactly* what you wanted, I couldn't believe it - first one I've seen this year and he was HUGE. Believe it or not, about the eyes - that was my first thought as well, because despite his size, you really couldn't make anything out with the naked eye :P

Glad you like it!
kat_rowe
kat_rowe at 2010-07-18 18:40 (UTC) (Link)
that's just gorgeous. nicely done :)
ehowton
ehowton at 2010-07-19 00:49 (UTC) (Link)
I kinda want to pet his soft parts.
CeltManX, Devlin O' Coileáin
celtmanx at 2010-07-19 22:28 (UTC) (Link)
You've always been a little odd that way!!!
Tanya
panacea42 at 2010-07-19 00:56 (UTC) (Link)
Spiny! Great shot :-)
ehowton
ehowton at 2010-07-19 01:21 (UTC) (Link)
One of the girls on "LJ Photogprahers" called him, "Cactus-Monster"

:P

Thanks!
Lelf Treperra
ubet_cha at 2010-07-19 14:04 (UTC) (Link)
Now that's a great shot!!

btw - Still need to go on LJ from home to look the youtube vids you put up last week. The site is blocked here.
ehowton
ehowton at 2010-07-19 14:11 (UTC) (Link)
Hey thanks!

And you can just bookmark my channel if'n you want - http://youtube.com/ehowton as that's where all updates will always go.
Samantha
thesweetestnote at 2010-07-21 19:29 (UTC) (Link)
ZOINKS YO!
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