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Cockle Shell  in Evening light at Fahan by George Row

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  1. 12 th November 2014 Joint Winner of the challenge for Minimalism on a Beach in the group "
    Life’s a Beach" the other joint winner was a great shot.
  1. 2nd November 2014 Achieved its Eighth feature in the group Life’s a Beach
  1. 5 th September 2014 View Count has reached 5,185
      Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II   |   Lens: Canon 24-70 zoom f/2.8 (set at 65 mm)

This shell was on the tide line on Fahan Beach on the Inishowen coast of Lough Swilly, County Donegal, Ireland.

After a sunny Spring day we were walking the tide line in the early evening and this was one of the little things I spotted along the way.

I am told shells like this are called “Angel Wings” in some places.

History of this Image at RedBubble

  1. 12 th November 2014 Joint Winner of the challenge for Minimalism on a Beach in the group "
    Life’s a Beach" the other joint winner was a great shot.
  2. 2nd November 2014 Achieved its Eighth feature in the group Life’s a Beach
  3. 4 th August 2014 View Count has reached 5,005
  4. 19 th June 2014 Achieved its seventh feature in the group Beach Treasures
  5. 17 th June 2014 Achieved its Sixth feature in the group Absolute Clarity
  1. 28 th April 2014 Achieved its fifth feature in the group LOOK DOWN! – The World Beneath Our Feet {See the History section for details of other features)
  1. 29 th January 2014 View Count reached 4,005
  2. 1 st August 2013 Won the challenge for Simplicity on the Beach in the group Life is a Beach
  1. 27th April 2013 View Count reached 3,008
  1. 29th September 2012   Favorites: 10; View Count: 2007; Features: 4
  2. 3rd March 2012 Joint Winner of Minimalist Photography challenge in the “Through The Eye of a Lens” Group
  3. 22nd November 2011 Featured in Nature Photography Challenge group.
  1. 11th November 2011 This image won the Bivalve Shells challenge in the Nature Photography Challenge group.
  2. 31st October 2011 View Count reached 500
     
  1. 25th July 2011 Featured in Photography Challenge Group after finishing as runner-up in their Empty Shells challenge, (as the view count reached 250)
  1. 9th July 2011 Featured in The Weekend Photographer (when view count passed 200)
  1. 23 rd May 2011 View Count reached 104
  2. 23 rd May 2011 Featured in Mornings & Evenings — Sunbeams & Storms
  3. 2 nd May 2011 Uploaded to RedBubble

This is part of my new postcard range. You can follow on to another gorgeous Very Ireland Post card

 


Technical Photographic Detail
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Lens: Canon 24-70 zoom f/2.8 (set at 65 mm)
Exposure: 1/100
Aperture: f/11
Filter: Polariser
ISO: 400

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Comments

  • Photography  by Mathilde
    Photography b...over 3 years ago

    This lovely shell is beautiful in it’s simplicity – lovely spot and capture !!

  • Mattie,

    Thank you. You have a great collection of close-ups too! George

    – George Row

  • hsien-ku
    hsien-kuover 3 years ago

    we call these “angel wings” in Australia . . . beautiful capture

  • Thank you for the comment and the information. Oh wow I just spotted that you are having a Solo show! Congratulations. George

    – George Row

  • Renee D. Miranda
    Renee D. Mirandaover 3 years ago

    Nice shot George!!!

  • Renee, Thank you. George

    – George Row

  • John Holding
    John Holdingover 3 years ago

  • John, Thanks for the welcome. George

    – George Row

  • Jonathan Bartlett
    Jonathan Bartlettover 3 years ago

    awesome!!!

  • Jonathan, Thank you. George

    – George Row

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignover 3 years ago

    Thank you for adding your work to The Best of RedBubble! Beautiful!

  • katekreations
    katekreationsover 3 years ago

    Congratulations in Top Ten A Day at the Seaside Challenge
    in European Everyday Life Group.

  • Laura E  Shafer
    Laura E Shaferover 3 years ago

  • Laura, Thanks for featuring my photograph. George

    – George Row

  • Alison Murphy
    Alison Murphyover 3 years ago

    How lovely, well done !

  • Ainslie, Thank you – I see you have lots of interesting beach images too! George

    – George Row

  • Alison Murphy
    Alison Murphyover 3 years ago

    Yes, it’s often the smallest simplest things that can be so beautiful isn’t it?

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