20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Space Spider

Smaller than a fingertip, this jumping spider is one of thousands of related species often unseen despite their widespread presence. This one jumped onto my computer screen, where specs of dust, a trail of web, and the reflection of my hands make it appear as if the spider is floating through space.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Costa Rica
Camera: Canon EOS RP
Copyright: © Matthew Keller