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AH_Longjawed Orbweaver Metellina segmentata web sunset_9569.jpg
Longjawed Orbweaver {Metellina segmentata} in web at sunset. Seconds before the sun dipped below the horizon, the low golden light light up the translucent body of this spider whilst the silk of its web refracted the light into a rainbow of coloured bands. Dunwich Heath, Suffolk, UK. September. Equipment: Canon 5D MK III, Canon 100mm  IS Macro Lens. Exposure settings: f6.3, 1/400 sec, ISO 1250