Ice lace flower
Early morning shot of a spider web with frozen water droplets. The photo has been turned upside down, to make it look like a flower.
I found this in one of the few mornings when I had to start the work very early. The temperature decrease during night, combined with high atmospheric humidity, lead to dew formation; when the temperature decreased even further, the droplets froze creating this beautiful jewelry. Half an hour after I took this photo, everything had melted, the sun was shining, and the spider was happily rebuilding his web.
Taken on 17
Submitted on 28 February 2016
Credit: Maria Elena Popa (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)
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