The universe of Macrophotography 

A journey into the world of the small


Welcome in the cosmos of jumping spiders

Spiders? Jumping spiders to be precise. Please try to overcome your Arachnophobia and follow me on my journey into the fascinating world of jumping spiders. Maybe I will be able to infect you a little with my passion for these fascinating creatures.

These little wonders of evolution come in an unbelievable variety of over 5000 species, and maybe many hundreds more waiting to be yet discovered. A true paradise for the macro photographer and scientist. The following links lead to some interesting facts about jumping spiders:

What are jumping spiders?

Sense of vision

The jump

Making prey


Swiss jumpers