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The Spider Web by Philippe Reyntjens
Sunday, 20th December 2009

The Spider Web

by Philippe Reyntjens

After a South Florida storm, a flock of ibis settled down to rest. This is a sleeping immature ibis with the beginnings of a spider web attached to his leg.
Equipment: Pentax 645, Lens Pentax 600mm F5.6
Philippe Reyntjens
Philippe has been a professional photographer for over 20 years. He began doing commercial and aerial photography for advertising agencies in New York City, real estate companies, hotel chains such as the Ritz-Carlton, Pepsi-Cola, Calle-Ocho festivities in Miami, FL, and portrait dossiers for professional performers in the classical music world. Philippe developed and printed his work and contracted with other labs to make Cibachrome prints. In recent years he has broadened his artistic skills to include nature and the environment.

The Spider Web by Philippe Reyntjens was photo of the day on Sunday, 20th December 2009. It is tagged , . You can leave a comment below.

15 Comments

20th December 2009 at 1:27 am

haha, that spiderweb rocks! He must do a great job of playing statue! :D

20th December 2009 at 7:01 am

Sweet! Its amazing how the other leg is concealed so well. And yeah, that’s one hard game of statue to play :)

20th December 2009 at 7:32 am

amazing the bird can sit there on one leg long enough to have a spider do this work! hehe, nice shot.

20th December 2009 at 10:46 am

Nice! Great composition and nice dof.

su

20th December 2009 at 11:05 am

Amazing capture! Congrats

20th December 2009 at 2:40 pm

Very nice colors.

planet lover

20th December 2009 at 4:07 pm

What a great catch!!!!!!!!!!!

susolov

20th December 2009 at 5:27 pm

Cute and funny photo. Are the Ibis and spider friends?

20th December 2009 at 5:46 pm

Super! Spotting the web put a big smile on my face!

20th December 2009 at 8:05 pm

What a lovely record of this place in time.

21st December 2009 at 10:24 am

I like the spider web; it shows how long an ibis is capable of standing on one leg.

21st December 2009 at 2:30 pm

Good observation and well captured.

21st December 2009 at 5:08 pm

great shot and very clear. I like the way the bird looks to the side on one foot.

Grete

22nd December 2009 at 2:17 am

What a wonderful capture. Superb photography! You are an excellent photographer. Congratulations.

Renee

22nd December 2009 at 4:28 pm

very neat bird!

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