The Spider Wanderer

After reviewing a few pictures I’d taken of a jumping spider crawling on an eggplant (plant) in the garden, I was reminded of a traveler venturing through wild and unfamiliar territory. I decided to give the photos a black-and-white treatment so they would look a little more alien.

 

jumping spider in black and white

The spider climbs up leafy mountains.

 

jumping spider in black and white

You can see the web it uses as a safety line as it traverses the ridge.

 

jumping spider in black and white

The spider casts a long shadow as it walks down a lonely path toward eggplant forest.

 

jumping spider in black and white

It has reached the edge of the foreboding eggplant forest.

 

jumping spider in black and white

The spider contemplates whether it should enter into the dark domain – many a traveler has never returned from beyond this point.

 

jumping spider in black and white

Of course, it’s not long before the spider remembers that it’s the reason many a traveler has never returned from the eggplant forest!

 

Macro Mystery #19 reveal:

macro mystery 19

Macro Mystery #19 reveal: an onion!

 

Macro Mystery #20 clue:

macro mystery 20

Macro Mystery #20. HINT: A degraded delicious delight.

 

Do you think you know what this is? You can write your guesses in the comment section below. The answer will be revealed next week!

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