Sitting on the tumbled trunk of a tree long dead, smooth from the power of storms and rubbing against the ocean floor, you sift and sort, selecting and choosing, the perfect shell, the one with the best markings, the most beautiful colours and natural shine, but there’s so many, so hard to choose, to discriminate between them, segregating them, making piles, discarding imperfections, you want this one, you need it, not that one, it’s got a mark on it, until you decide, until you see, that they belong together, alone they are nice, but together they are magic and captivating, you smile, you sigh, you lay them back down, you let them rest, together


  • SAlost
    SAlostalmost 8 years ago

    Great image. Perfect piece of wall art.

  • Karen Cougan
    Karen Couganalmost 8 years ago

    I can remember when I was a kid sitting on the edge of where the water meets the sand and collecting this little baby shells. Thanks for the memories.

  • Paul Fleming
    Paul Flemingalmost 8 years ago

    Glad tobring back some memories for you Karen :) I spent hours one day at this spot, essentially just sorting them out to their different colours and shapes… quite theraputic really.

  • Naomi-Anne Lovell
    Naomi-Anne Lovellover 7 years ago

    That looks great, I dont know how to do that, im pretty new at all this really, im just trying to grasp all the features on photoshop, i have about 3/ to go:)

  • Lost Lost
    Lost Lostover 7 years ago

    Congrats on the card sales :) Great shot and very well done…

  • Tom Godfrey
    Tom Godfreyover 7 years ago

    This is really fantastic -well done

  • Paul Fleming
    Paul Flemingover 7 years ago

    Cheers Naomi, Pehpsi & Tom!

  • Kane  Hardie
    Kane Hardieover 7 years ago

    This is oustanding. Great work.

  • Paul Fleming
    Paul Flemingover 7 years ago

    Thanks enak12 :)

  • rock
    rockover 7 years ago

    Beautiful image, the contrast of the soft colours of the shells and the hands is magic.

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