White Lynx Spider

White Lynx Spider

I found this female white Lynx spider Oxyopes cf shweta on a leaf at Kadri Park, Mangalore. Oxyopes cf shweta, commonly known as White Lynx Spider, belongs to the genus Oxyopes, in the family Oxyopidae. I was using Canon EOS 6D Mark II with Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM lens with Godox Ving … Read more

Orange Lynx Spider

Orange Lynx Spider

I found this female Orange Lynx spider under a leaf waiting in ambush. Lynx Spider belong to Oxyopes species, family Oxyopidae. I was using my favorite macro rig consists of Canon EOS 5D Mark III with Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM illuminated by Canon MT-24EX macro twin light flash. Their common name lynx … Read more

Lynx Spider – Oxyopes

Lynx Spider - Oxyopes

Brief dry spell during the incessant monsoon showers is a great time to try out macro photography. Lay persons may think it is a bad day to photograph, but, for a photographer who understands light, it is a wonderful opportunity. Nice cloud cover gives you a lovely soft light all around. Light will be soft … Read more

Vampires of the Crawling Kingdom

Amongst all denizens of the crawling kingdom, none perhaps evoke such strong and disparate feelings of loathsome fear and unbridled fascination as Spiders. Love them or loathe them, spiders were here before us – first appearing on the scene some 400 million years ago, before the mighty dinosaurs and long before the early mammals decided … Read more

Lynx Spider

Lynx Spider, Oxyopes species

That day during a brief spell of sunshine between the monsoon showers, I had gone out into our garden checking for insects. This year we had a really plentiful of showers with almost 3 months of incessant rain. There was hardly any break in between rains. This brief dry spell was a great time to … Read more