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White & Red Anemone

The stalk or neck of this small anemone is red, and covered with sand as camouflage. Approximately life size.

 

Photographed at the California Science Center, Ecosystems Extreme Zone exhibit, Rocky Shore aquarium: www.californiasciencecenter.org/Exhibits/WorldOfEcology/E...

 

Hand-held Nikon D90 at ISO 400, Nikkor 105D macro lens, 1/200-sec at f/8; Nikon SB-600 speedlight with O-Flash 3/4-circle Fresnel prism attachment.

 

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Taken on November 2, 2010