This entry was posted on October 6, 2012 by Lemony. It was filed under Clematis, Filaments and was tagged with abstract, Clematis, Japanese Clematis, Nature Photography, Panasonic Lumix LX5, Photography, Spider Web.
Interesting image. —- Clematis seeds fallen onto spider’s cob-web ?
Though, looks almost like man-made.
October 6, 2012 at 9:27 pm
It is an active web in the same clematis vine I continue to visit. The word filaments captures so much of what I see in the web and vine: astronomical, electrical, botanical, and biological threads and fibers. It’s really marvelous to see.
October 6, 2012 at 9:52 pm
I totally agree. If this image appeared in a scientific magazine saying “This is a Nano-tube structure inserted into human neuro system” I would just believe.
October 6, 2012 at 10:13 pm
What are the thicker filaments on the surface? Does one spider build the web or is it a sort of communal web?
October 6, 2012 at 10:27 pm
Those thicker filaments are what are left of the stems of the flowers of the clematis and the clematis seeds. I think that at least two spiders have built the webs here, and there is one lower down, built by a third spider, but it appears to be abandoned now. I don’t know if the two spiders know or visit each other, but the structures of their webs are very similar, which I find fascinating, and they are the same type of webs that I found in this clematis last year.
October 13, 2012 at 5:55 pm
October 6, 2012 at 11:19 pm
Wow-that’s really bizarre! I see lots of clematis seeds in there.
October 7, 2012 at 11:26 am
Yes, depending on the angle and light, and how close up you get, these can take on a very strange and fascinating appearance. 🙂
October 13, 2012 at 5:56 pm
Nature and her creatures are ever so artistic…..it’s mind boggling.
October 7, 2012 at 5:21 pm
This looks like another galaxy!!
October 8, 2012 at 3:23 am
Melanie, this whole series is amazing!
October 8, 2012 at 5:24 pm
Thank you very much, Carissa!
October 13, 2012 at 5:57 pm
Beautiful…looks like nerve endings.
October 12, 2012 at 12:30 pm
Exactly one of the things I was going for, Scott! Thank you!
October 13, 2012 at 5:58 pm
You’re welcome, Melanie…you succeeded! 🙂
October 13, 2012 at 6:10 pm
An alien world and you didn’t need to go to another planet. 🙂
October 14, 2012 at 10:50 pm
Oh YES !! clematis is great!
October 27, 2012 at 8:37 am
Wow, that is a really cool shot!
October 31, 2012 at 7:00 pm
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