Backlighting, translucence, and iridescence
While some recent posts have talked about backlighting, translucence, and iridescence, here you get all three at the same time. If you want a closer look at the spider that’s responsible—and you deserve a juicy spider after the non-spider picture of downy gaura looped by a spider—click the icon below.
Like the last couple of photographs, I took this one on August 8th near where Old Spicewood Springs Rd. crosses Bull Creek. Oh, by the way, the plant is a square-bud primrose, Calylophus berlandieri (or Oenothera capillifolia subsp. berlandieri in the new system).
© 2014 Steven Schwartzman
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