Naturally Translucent

Challenge #237 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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Translucent: 'Allowing light, but not detailed shapes, to pass through; semi-transparent'. This challenge, by request, invites you to showcase your interesting examples of translucence in the natural world. Suggested examples: translucent insect wings, shells, flower petals, insect larvae, ice, some mineral crystals, small crustaceans, very deep sea fish, etc. Macro and close-ups welcome. Minimal evidence of man, pets, or man-made constructions, please. Size of your entry: 1,600 pixels on the longer side.
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Leaves, Droplets and Light
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Water droplets seen from the underside of a leave
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Submitted: Saturday, 21st January, 2017 11:10 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 6th May, 2013
Focal length: 100 mm
Shutter speed: 1/640 sec
Aperture: F3.5
ISO: 200
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