Hardest shot I ever took

Challenge #61 in the Eclectic series. Hosted by Ro13.
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Ever had one of those shots that just took forever to get it right? No editing...just the perfected shot, and maybe a description of what made it hard.
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by Yinhi
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This is a plant that I had to get really close to. but it just so happened that the setting was perfect.
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Submitted: Wednesday, 23rd March, 2011 23:48 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 19th March, 2011
Focal length: 55 mm
Shutter speed: 1/100 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 320
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