Sparkling Like Diamonds (Nature)

Challenge #171 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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This challenge gives you the opportunity to showcase your beautiful pictures where the subjects are sparkling like diamonds. For example, sun on dappled water, early morning dew on the grass, rough diamonds recently dug out of the ground or other rocks and minerals which sparkle, the sun on fresh snow, or ice crystals. Please, no ready-made jewellery, polished gemstones or man-made objects. Macro and close-ups welcome. Size of entry: 1,600 pixels on the longer side.
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Sparkle Sparkle in the sky !!
by Prahar
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A large diamond and a few gem-stones as well !! Taken after sunrise at Halekala National Park, Hawaii
Submitted: Monday, 5th October, 2015 08:45 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 4th July, 2013
Focal length: 25 mm
Shutter speed: 1/125 sec
Aperture: F22
ISO: 100
Notes: The competition title fits in with the image. There is obvious lens flare due to diffraction (narrow aperture). No filter used.
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