Guttating oat grass and spider silk

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Two stalks of tack oat grass {Avena sativa} stand against a black background with large drops of clear water at their tips.  The water is present because the grass is guttating; guttation is a process wherein plants release water at the tips of their stems due to root pressure.  This closeup also includes a tiny strand of spider silk connecting a hook on the top-most blade of grass to an unseen blade of grass off-camera left.  This image is on a clean black background, with only two other strands of grass even in the frame, and both of those are blurred out of focus to not detract from the two primary focal points.  This is an uncropped image, so it should be able to be enlarged to print at 16x24" easily.
Two stalks of tack oat grass {Avena sativa} stand against a black background with large drops of clear water at their tips. The water is present because the grass is guttating; guttation is a process wherein plants release water at the tips of their stems due to root pressure. This closeup also includes a tiny strand of spider silk connecting a hook on the top-most blade of grass to an unseen blade of grass off-camera left. This image is on a clean black background, with only two other...
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Keywords:
  • 60mm efs
  • Avena sativa
  • California
  • Orange County
  • black background
  • blade
  • blend
  • closeup
  • diffuse light
  • drop
  • grass
  • green
  • guttation
  • macro
  • oat grass
  • soft light
  • tack oats
  • water
  • water drop