Blowing in the Wind (Nature)

Challenge #214 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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Show us in this challenge, examples of nature being blown about by the wind. Dandelion puff balls, birds feathers caught in a gust of wind, leaves blowing about on the ground, clouds scudding across the sky, waves whipped up by off-shored winds, etc etc. Macro and close-ups welcome. Please, no humans, no pets, no birds in captivity, minimal man-made constructions, and no man-made bubbles. Size of your entry: 1,600 pixels on the longer side.
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This was taken at Wentworth Falls in NSW. I chose a slow shutter speed to show how windy it was an that day. There should be a water fall through the centre of the photo, but the wind is blowing so hard, that it is being blown up, and back over the escarpment.
Submitted: Friday, 19th August, 2016 11:29 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 18th July, 2014
Focal length: 50 mm
Shutter speed: 2/5 sec
Aperture: F16
ISO: 100
Notes: shot using a tripod
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