Macro mushroom madness!

Challenge #27 in the Eclectic series. Hosted by Ro13.
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Slimes, molds and mushrooms! Please discuss your technique and especially lighting since shrooms are notoriously hard to light properly
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Vallee de Mai Beauties (Seychelles)
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Although it was very dark (15sec exposure time!) the colors are strikingly vivid and natural (without any post-processing). No flash or other artificial light was used.
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Submitted: Sunday, 25th July, 2010 19:46 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 3rd May, 2010
Focal length: 135 mm
Shutter speed: 15 sec
Aperture: F16
ISO: 200
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