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Beach treasures

Last week, when I was having a walk over the North Sea beach at Zandvoort aan Zee, the Netherlands, I found some interesting objects – at least, they made for some nice photography subjects LOL – so I’d like to share them with you

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Shell of the Netted Dog Whelk (Nassarius reticulatus), a species of small European sea snail (Wikipedia) – the lil creature still in it :) (…or is it another one? - )

Letter N = for *N*etted Dog Whelk (Nassarius reticulatus)
Letter S = for shell and snail

Photograph made with Pentax K10D camera and
Tamron AF70-300mm Tele-macro1:2 lens
Exposure 1/180 sec, f. 300mm
focal length 300mm , ISO 200
Date: March 2010
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Lost buoy


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Steppeland (pseudonym) is a Flemish photographer, living in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Her main area’s of interest are Nature Photography, Street photography and Photojournalism. Recently she also explores different digital art techniques, mainly based on her own photographs.
More of her work can be seen at DeviantArt and 500px

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