I’d like to start this post by reminding you that the contest to win my 2013 photo calendar is still going on and it’s easy to participate. Make sure you don’t miss out!

Today I’m participating in Jakesprinter’s Sunday Post photo challenge. This week’s theme is Concept. It took me a while to figure out what type of photos I’d use for this challenge. But then, the idea simply showed itself to me. Yesterday morning, I took a look outside in my garden after I got downstairs and this is what I saw: very tight spider webs covered with the cold morning dew in about a dozen spots on my artificial turf.

Remember you can click on each image to view a larger view of these spider webs covered with tiny rain drops.

Sunday Post: Concept - raindrops in spider web on grass

Sunday Post: Concept – raindrops in spider web on grass

What’s interesting is, until that morning, we didn’t know the spider webs were there. The dew made them appear. Now you see it, now you don’t. What a concept!

Here’s what a spider web with tiny raindrops look like from up close.

Sunday Post: Concept - tiny raindrops on spider web on grass

Sunday Post: Concept – tiny raindrops on spider web on grass

Here’s another photo that shows you how well and tight the spider web was built.

Sunday Post: Concept - raindrops on spider webs, green grass background

Sunday Post: Concept – raindrops on spider webs, green grass background

I like the concept of mixing two natural elements, in this case a spider web and dew drops, to create an interesting subject. I also like the photographic concept of close-ups, so here are a few photos showing the tiny raindrops on these spider webs even better.

Sunday Post: Concept - close-up of raindrops on spider webs on green grass

Sunday Post: Concept – close-up of raindrops on spider webs on green grass

Sunday Post: Concept - close-up of raindrops on spider webs on green grass

Sunday Post: Concept – close-up of raindrops on spider webs on green grass

I hope you enjoyed these photos. Would you have guessed I can’t stand spiders? They really gross me out but they can create some masterpieces if you look closely.

By the way, if you like these photos of spiderwebs, take a look at another set of photos I took of a spiderweb with large raindrops over colorful river rocks here and here.

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About Milka Pejovic

I'm a freelance writer, artist and photographer. I write mostly for business, not enough for pleasure, and I take a lot of pictures of the world around me.

26 responses »

  1. Carrie Rubin says:

    What great photos for the ‘Concept’ theme. Leave it to you to discover those little wonders of nature. 🙂

  2. adinparadise says:

    Lovely idea for the theme. 🙂

  3. Jo Bryant says:

    These are such great images. i love your take on the theme as well.

  4. jakesprinter says:

    Excellent idea my friend for this week theme ,
    simple image to become abstract concept photo , Thanks for sharing my friend 🙂

  5. Wonderful! Your photos are SO much better than mine. But the one on my blog is a strange shade of pink, just before a freeze, and it was the last we saw at Brown’s Park outside Abilene, KS. These are amazing webs they weave!

  6. char says:

    Wow! That is so cool up close. I love what your camera brings out.

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  11. Hi Milka – thanks for leaving this link in my spider post section. Yes, these are the same webs I found in the grass and when I looked closely, I found a tiny little spider that seems to have been the creator. The larger webs I included in my post especially the ones suspended in vertically in the grasses are made by a much larger spider, black and yellow in color. I loved your close-ups and this affirms my intentions to get a better camera for myself:-) Here is my spiderweb post for anyone interested: http://beautyalongtheroad.wordpress.com/2013/10/06/a-spidery-good-morning/

    • mpejovic says:

      The larger webs are probably made by an orb spider. They make very big spider webs. We have them here too. Google it and tell me if I’m correct.

      • Actually, I checked wikipedia, and the orb spider has a different web pattern. The garden spider seems to be the black/yellow spider with the vertical zigzag pattern in the middle of the web that I observed on my morning walk. Thanks for making me check this!

        • mpejovic says:

          Isn’t it amazing how spiders not only look different but they all make different types of webs? The only ones I clearly recognize are the ones from black widows, because they’re so messy. I hate those guys.

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