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Taken 25-Aug-07
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Category:Objects
Subcategory:Close-ups
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Keywords:Herm Island, Seashell, Shell Beach, beach, shore
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Dimensions2499 x 1824
Original file size3.7 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken25-Aug-07 14:22
Date modified11-Apr-10 17:25
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeOLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.
Camera modeluD600,S600
Focal length17.4 mm
Max lens aperturef/3.1
Exposure1/640 at f/5.2
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Normal
ISO speedISO 64
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Shell beach

Shell beach

The Channel Island of Herm is famous for its "Shell Beach", a mile or so of golden sand sloping gently down to a clear blue sea. On closer inspection the sand is made up of millions of pieces of broken shell and of course some whole ones like those pictured here.