If only the light had been in the proper position to photograph her dorsal side, rather than the ventral. It's not as if I didn't try....clambering through damp bushes and trying to avoid disturbing the web, only to photograph a silhouette.
She is busy repairing her web from a long night. The spinneret is playing out a thin line of silk. This is another in my "take the camera to work" series.
She's nice looking in light box :-)
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