My First Editors Choice!

posted on 23rd of october, 2008

Hey everyone I just am about to burst with happiness, in checking my profile for sales this morning I scrolled down and nearly fell off my chair -- my favorite macro model, Truman the jumping spider has been selected as an Editors Choice!

This plucky little fellow is out in the flowers every afternoon looking for fly snacks and never seems to mind posing for a few photos.

The fact that many people fear or scorn these tiny creatures is at times disheartening. Therefore, I would like to extend my sincere thanks and appreciation to the Editor for enjoying this photo and making it my first Editors Choice.

Cheers to all --


Comments (19)

Posted by Infokus408 on March 08, 2009
congrats! cool shot.
Posted by Monika3stepsahead on March 08, 2009
Posted by Dmccale on March 08, 2009
Congratulations It is a great turning point
Posted by Marilyngould on November 18, 2008
Thank you Iris! Good luck and best wishes to you as well. :)
Posted by Marilyngould on November 14, 2008
Hey Maigi, Great information, thanks! Truman lives in a Marguerite bush (chrysanthemum frutescens) in my garden. His name was given by a friend who viewed his photo and just felt a spider with this much personality required a name I have not seen Truman for a few days -- hopefully he has not become dinner for a bird! :(
Posted by Maigi on November 14, 2008
You mentioned that Truman, (which is not a true man, but in fact a true spider - Truspider? :)) is a jumping spider. Do you keep it as a pet or does it just live in your backyard?
Posted by Maigi on November 13, 2008
Great photos! Love your cats. Especially biggest ones. Your spider is cute too. I suspect some of the reviewers are arachnophiles here, one of my EC-s is a lovely Fringed Ornamental Tarantula too. :) Congratulations!
Posted by Fultonsphoto on November 06, 2008
Congratulations, wonderful image that I am sure will see many sales...
Posted by Marilyngould on November 03, 2008
Hey Lauren, Thanks for the kind comment. It is not often that people see the beauty of these little creatures!
Posted by Laurenwilliams on November 02, 2008
Congrats! Your model is gorgeous!
Posted by Marilyngould on October 29, 2008
Oh my, cuddly! I never thought of them in that respect -- thank you for your kind comment and for brightening my evening! :)
Posted by Complexdesignpl on October 28, 2008
Congratulations! Amazing shot!
Posted by Marilyngould on October 28, 2008
Thanks very much! This particular spider seem to enjoy the late afternoon sunshine. Again thanks to all of you for your kind comments. Not many find these creatures "beautiful" :)
Posted by Adpower99 on October 28, 2008
Congratulations! He really is beautiful up close.
Posted by Destinyvispro on October 27, 2008
Congrats! I like your model... I can never get mine to come out into the sunshine.
Posted by Lftan on October 23, 2008
Congratulations :)
Posted by Marilyngould on October 23, 2008
Thanks to you both! :)
Posted by Py2000 on October 23, 2008
Posted by Bradcalkins on October 23, 2008

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