Pocket-Sized P&S Cameras in Nature Photography

Challenge #234 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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The lowly Point & Shoot cameras are much maligned by many photographers who have their expensive, but heavy-weight cameras, lenses, tripods, reflectors, etc. which they carry around in big back-packs. When on holiday, many of the same photographers, leave the heavy equipment in their hotel rooms, and put their little P&S cameras in their pockets, and capture interesting pictures, without getting tired after a day's sight-seeing. Show us examples of your NATURE photos taken just with a P&S compact pocketable, fixed lens camera. Macro and close-ups welcome. Minimal evidence of humans, pets, or man-made constructions. No shots from mobile or cell phones, please. Size of your entry: 1,600 pixels on the longer side.
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Texas bluebonnets in Washington County, Texas
Submitted: Monday, 2nd January, 2017 05:50 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 4th April, 2010
Focal length: 5.1 mm
Shutter speed: 1/30 sec
Aperture: F8
ISO: 400
Notes: Taken with Leica D-Lux 4, which I carry in my front jeans pocket while traveling.
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