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What ever triggered my interest in spiders and macrophotography? The story starts in 2000 in Charleston SC. I walked to work while living in Charleston, SC. One morning, I discovered a large web of yellow silk in our garden, the web of Nephila clavipes. The next morning - I noted that she was repairing the right side of her web and the next morning, she was repairing the left side of here web. I thought, wow, complex behavior for such a small nervous system ( as revealed in Brain Decoder) I thought that capturing spider behavior with still images and videos would be fun. So I started. I've not regretted this new fascination

Spiders and macrophotography are a passion. Add to that my boundless childless curiosity - and my life was simply fun - seeing what others did not see and capturing what I saw with a camera.

My childish curiosity sort of died during primary school. Years later, I rediscovered my childish curiosity and the joy of learning. I am naive enough to think that if I can help re-ignite curiosity of others, then perhaps it will facilitate restoring the joy and fun of learning for all.

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C. Frank Starmer

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