Patience is so important when you are out photographing nature, and I have to remind myself about that all the time. I need to be more patient, and this day I was happy I did.
For this online magazine, I not only want to photograph, but I also want to take videos. Shooting video is a whole other system and I am still learning things. But I do know one crucial part of videography is to set your camera placement, push the record button, and walk away.
While on assignment, I took a couple of minutes to drive down Forest Road 7 in Brooksville. It’s a place I often visit and find some incredible wildlife to photograph. I noticed a Golden Silk Spider. I watched it for a few seconds and decided it was an excellent opportunity to shoot some video.
The content of this video is more than just recording a spider turning an insect over and over again; it was why it was doing it.
It’s a 10-minute video but worth watching to the end.
I would love to read your comments about this video and especially what you noticed while watching it! (hint: behavior) (hint: why did the spider do that?)
Have a safe and wonderful outdoor adventure!