Spheres in Nature

Challenge #54 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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In this challenge, show us spheres or balls formed by nature. This might be a flower, a dandelion puffball, a fruit or seed, a drop of water as dew, or the moon. Subjects should be taken outside in their natural environment, not inside under studio lights. No flat, one-dimensional circles, or spirals this time. Waterdrops should be natural, NOT those captured by high speed flash in a studio. Macro and close-up shots welcome. Small creatures (insects or spiders) may be present but should not dominate the picture, unless they are the spherical subject. SIZE: 1,600px MAXIMUM ON LONGER SIDE.
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Its a spherical flower,having a little bit long & thin petals,blooms in rainy day.Its called "kadamba Flower" in India.Its beauty is that it always remains a sphere when it blooms & when it dies.
Submitted: Wednesday, 10th July, 2013 07:49 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 27th June, 2013
Focal length: 111.94 mm
Shutter speed: 1/30 sec
Aperture: F5
ISO: 250
Views: 319
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