Frost Flower #5
|Copyright: Bill Durham (PoorColdBoy) (174)|
|Date Taken: 2009-12-05|
|Exposure: f/3.2, 1/15 seconds|
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|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2009-12-12 4:19|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Photo #5 in my series on frost flowers.|
Frost flowers are formed when water inside a plant escapes through a split in the plant's skin, and meets very cold air. The water freezes quickly, but more water continues flowing, thus pushing the ice further out from the plant.
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Wow, William, whats that, it's amazing.
Great forms only mother nature can build.
I'm happy you share this moment with us, bye
Sabine - wishnugaruda