Shot at Dawn on Papamoa Beach, bay of plenty, New Zealand. This stump had been in the ocean for a long time, the other side of the stump is covered in crustaceans, nicely embedded in the sand it took on a more rock like appearance.
Shot on a Nikon D700 with Nikkor 17-35mm lens.
Cokinn ND8 and 2 grads + warming filter.
Processed in CS3 and photomatix.