Can anyone help the exposure

This spider is quite common but a real pain to photograph because they move so fast which is why I am hopeful that someone can help me improve the exposure of the dark bit with destroying the white bit.

Thanks in advnace
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Not sure about more details in the darks. I’m fine with adjusting the colors an contrast in this area.


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Thanks that is wonderful.

Yes that is what I meant - is that possible?

For me it’s hard to brighten the shadows AND not making it look completely shitty. This is as far as I would go. Let’s wait for some other contributions.

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I get the impression there’s an out of focus object causing the dark area, not just a shadow:
color is different (greenish), and the spider is unsharp in the darker area.

My version…

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Quite a little exposure increase of shadow and fix of greenish cast
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