Nature's Abstract Beauty

Challenge #71 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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In this challenge show us examples of abstract beauty in nature. The subject might be a leaf, tree bark, a rocky outcrop, patterns in the sand, an insect's wing, etc., but it must be recognisable as a natural object, and not man-made. Where possible, the abstract subject should be outside in its natural environment. Macro and close-up shots welcome. SIZE: 1,600px MAXIMUM ON LONGER SIDE.
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Bud of an Aloe Flower
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Submitted: Saturday, 2nd November, 2013 07:56 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 4th January, 2013
Focal length: 25 mm
Shutter speed: 1/125 sec
Aperture: F3.6
ISO: 100
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