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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Jiffy painter

Water striders make swift and random movements in water streams to avoid becoming prey to predators. Every time it moves, it creates new patterns in water. I used the reflections of the the tree to get patterns created by other striders and also wind.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Bharathpur, Rajastan, India
Copyright: © Raviprakash SS