Get to eye level and even a little jumping spider portrait seems more personal. This curious little fellow bravely peered at me, but with the safety of his little web close-by.
I used a 180mm macro lens and stacked a 2x teleconverter to get close to this tiny little spider, and the incredibly narrow depth of field that resulted is something I also happen to like.
Jumping spider, LaRamirena Ranch, Rio Grande Plain between San Antonio and the Gulf Coast, Texas, USA. Canon 1DS Mark III. 180mm macro. 2x teleconverter. ISO 500. 1/100 sec. at f/14. EV +1. Fill flash.