This orb weaver spider had built a web right outside a window in my office just a few inches from the glass, and it was right at eye level if I sat on the ground (it's a floor-to-ceiling window). I set the focus where the legs connect to the body, but I had to take a lot of shots because there was a slight breeze outside that made the spider move around - not much to the naked eye, but because I was focusing so close it was quite noticeable.
Afterwards, I took the camera to Bel Air Camera in Westwood and paid the nice repair guy $25 to clean my sensor. You can't tell in this photo, but my sensor was incredibly dirty and made me very sad. I should have checked it as soon as I opened the box after buying it on eBay. Oh well, it's all good now.
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