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THEME BASED PHOTO CHALLENGE 2015-2016


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Upside Down (# 51)

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“Black Widow Spider”

Southern Black Widow spider (lactrodectus mactans) is venomous  and is native to Florida. I found this small (5mm) spider in my back yard hanging upside down with its belly showing the characteristic bright red hour glass markings in the belly.

I had to get very close with my 105 macro lens set at 1/300 sec at f8 to get the details.


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Week 1, “Celebration”

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We had a great time last weekend at the “India Day celebrations’ in Bradenton. There was plenty of street food, ethnic dancing, and many vendors selling indian products.
Added bonus was meeting the guest of honor, Rinku Singh,  the one time cricketer from remote village in India, who later became  a major league baseball pitcher for Pittsburgh Pirates in US. His story was the basis of the 2014 Disney biographical sports drama film “Million Dollar Arm“