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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Lunar Eclipse
by Andre W
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Last Lunar Eclipse shot from Welkom, South Africa
Submitted: Thursday, 11th July, 2013 08:58 (GMT)
Taken: Wednesday, 15th June, 2011
Focal length: 270 mm
Shutter speed: 1/60 sec
Aperture: F11
ISO: 100
Notes: Tripod, remote release & mirror up.
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