Taken on the shoreline in Malta earlier this year. The Spiny Caper. It took us ages to get the timing right to capture this flower. Depending on the amount of sunshine we were either to early or too late for it. Exposure was difficult too in the bright light. We tried for shots every day for a week, but eventually .....
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