Triffids rock

BOTANICAL Subject

This insect became trapped as I was photographing a nearby leaf on the Sundew (Drosera auriculata), providing drama that until then was lacking. Over some minutes it grew steadily more entrapped, with the ‘dew’ turning its legs to soft black noodles.

Anstey Hill Recreation Park, South Australia

Pentax K200D, Sigma 35–80mm f/4–5.6 DL lens with extension rings, 1/15, f4, ISO 100; tripod

by Murray Hamilton, South Australia