Simplicity in Nature#2

Challenge #86 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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By request, this challenge is being repeated, as the first one was popular, and filled very quickly. In this challenge, show us examples of simplicity in nature, perhaps a grass stalk, a leaf, a pebble or shell at the beach. Your entries should be VERY SIMPLE and MINIMAL. Less is better in this challenge. If the entry is considered too busy and detailed, it will be DQ'd. Macro and close-ups welcome. Where possible, the subject should be outside in the natural environment. SIZE: 1,600px MAXIMUM ON LONGER SIDE. Save your detailed nature pictures for next week's challenge.
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golden sparkle
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At first glance only black and white this type shows magnificent sparkle when looking closer! Seen in a glass house where exotic butterflies are shown (and hopefully bred locally)
Submitted: Saturday, 15th February, 2014 21:57 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 18th October, 2013
Focal length: 45 mm
Shutter speed: 1/80 sec
Aperture: F2
ISO: 200
Notes: OA181310
Views: 227
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