Garden Bugs of August #1

Thomisidae - Crab Spider

Working through a backlog of photos…here is a crab spider (Xysticus sp.) posing in a Heliopsis ‘Summer Sun’ bloom in our front garden .

[24 Aug., 2010. Edmonton, Alberta. Nikon D80 with Tamron 90mm DI lens on KenkoPro 1.4x teleconverter. ISO 200, 1/200 sec. @  f51 (effective aperture) Nikon R1 flash system. Processed in Lightroom 3.3 (cropping, levels, spot removal, sharpening, noise-reduction)]

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