Saturday, October 25, 2014

Webs Of Dew

These are spider web shots are are really tough to come by here where I live in New Mexico. Mostly because we don't get heavy dew like they do in Northern California along the coastline. This was worth stopping the car for, throwing it in reverse to capture nature's finest weavers. Mind you, I do have a fear of spiders, but none were readily seen on these dew-laden webs (perhaps they stepped out for a bit to wait for the sun to dry up the dew?). If you look closely at the dew drops, you will see shadows within them. 

My dear friend and fellow travel companion/photographer, Linda Laitner, was stealthy and took a picture of me taking a picture. We both wear gear that is conducive to getting down on the ground to shoot because, let's face it, sometimes you just have to or you don't get the shot. It's odd to see what I look like when totally immersed in doing something I love to do.

And, not far from the webs of dew was the Pacific ocean-teeming with life and activity. I caught the shadow of a cormorant as it flew over the flotsam and jetsam.

Join us as a group of us (yes-there are many of us!) from around the world post our shadow shots over at Shadow Shot Sunday 2. Entertain your muse and be amused by stopping by to see what others have posted!


Sylvia K said...

Amazing captures, Paula, and so lovely!! I love these! Thanks for sharing the beauty!! Hope your weekend is going well!

Jim said...
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Jim said...

Wonderful web work

Leovi said...

Exquisite compositions, I love these drops on spider web!

Norma Ruttan said...

oh, my, that cormorant must have been really high for you to get this tiny shadow! the webs are exquisite! I've never seen one so filled with dew, even here in Indiana.

Gemma Wiseman said...

Those dewy webs are amazing artworks. And the cormorant's shadow is amazingly outlined on the white of the water.

BLOGitse said...

You would be a rich woman collecting all those pearls,right? :)
Cool shots!

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namaki said...

Spider webs are always fascinating especially with dew pearls on them ! Thanks for sharing ... and we all look "alike" while photographing, don't we ?

robin. said...

you so a girl after my own heart. LOVE the spider webs. such a great find!!! love the shot of you at work as well!!

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Spiders are some of the world's greatest artists!

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