Argiope aurantia: she is still hanging around. Above, dorsal view; below, ventral, after she obligingly turned around for us.
That Spider Again
This beautiful creature showed up and demanded to have its portrait taken with old Pa Pitt’s Olympus E-20N. Father Pitt knows nothing about spiders, except that some of them are very artistic. If you happen to know this creature’s name, Father Pitt would be very grateful for an identification in the comments.
Having constructed her web, a beautiful red spider sits and waits and thinks, “If only I had a book to read…”
Camera: Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z3.