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Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Beach day

Pictures taken 12-23-07. A little digital beachcombing.

















































Just like the beautiful rocks of the desert, these ocean rocks and shells are at their most magical only when I first see them in the sand. The magic diminishes somehow when they are removed from their environment. So I brought home only a handful of treasures. All these pictured above were left on the beach.

3 comments:

  1. WOW...amazing you can find such near perfect large shells on your beach! Ours all all torn up on the east coast of Florida! They are very beautiful...nice photography!

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  2. Thanks, Julie. Actually, they weren't really large shells, just smallish ones close-up! I did see some little girls with softball-sized turban shells that they had found. The orange-brown one I photographed was only about the diameter of a half-dollar.

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