Darker than Dusk

25 May 2012 13 Comments Home » Insects etc.

In a tangled landscape of misadventures,
I’m blinded by beauty,
her silken purpose darker than dusk.

A tangled landscape of arachnid misadventures


  • Karen on G+ said:

    Making even a spider look glamorous!

  • Tamara on G+ said:

    Oooohhh… that is a VERY nice shot! I love all of the details! And the spider is just AWESOME!

  • Bette on G+ said:

    Fabulous. Such an amazing juxtaposition!

  • Shawn on G+ said:

    “Her silken purpose darker than dusk” is a fantastic phrase for “hers” in general, I think… 😉 Very cool words and image, Rick…

  • Margaret on G+ said:

    Love the little bug!! Awesome photograph!!

  • Diane said:

    Lying among her kingdom, she summons all to her luscious lair. They come, drawn by her invitation, too late to turn back. Bid adieu, and welcome the darkness to come.

  • Rick said:

    Thanks Diane. Darkness & light.

  • Olivier on Focusing On Wildlife said:

    Wonderful shot! I appreciate the ambiance.

  • Negar on G+ said:

    Awesome shot

  • Sherry on G+ said:

    Outstanding color in this shot and super comp.

  • Reginald on Twitter said:


  • Tanjica on Flickr said:

    Love the absence of yellow here. Most beautiful work.

  • James on 500px said:

    Very delicate, lovely shot.

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