Nature buffs and camera enthusiasts find spiders and their intricate webs fascinating. Photographing them is challenging. Here are some tips to improve your digital photos of spider webs.
- digital camera with close-up mode
- outdoor area to find spiders
Use the macro setting (close-up) on your digital camera. Often this setting is represented by a flower icon.
Tips & Warnings
- Fog or a sprinkler or a light shower sometimes creates ideal conditions for photographing webs and can mimic morning dew.
- Black construction paper held behind a web might work when the background is too cluttered.
- Avoid disturbing the web when taking your photo.
(Previously published on eHow in 2008 by Virginia Allain)