Chinese Lantern

Chinese lanterns, aka Physallis, have beautiful orange cases containing the seed, which in this variety, is like a large bead. However, the beauty is not lost as the colour fades and the intricate structure of the lantern is clearer as it slowly decays.

Canon 1D MkII with Canon 28-70 f2.8L lens at 34mm. ISO 400 1/30 at f9