Landscapes with a human touch

Challenge #104 in the Creative genius. series. Hosted by Frenchfx.
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Usually you want clean landscapes free from bridges, signs, roads, people etc. However, for this challenge, show us a landscape with just that, signs of humanity. A road, house, shack, bridge, power lines, sign, something that says we are out here. Still, I want this to be a landscape type shot.
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STILL LIFE
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After a few months of intense construction work at our beach, a contractor forgot to clean up properly, and left this cable reel at the flood line. Its slanted position into the sand, together with the sea as a background, makes it an ideal still life, with the reel as a silent communicator of what had happened there ...
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Submitted: Thursday, 24th May, 2018 19:25 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 5th February, 2011
Focal length: 13 mm
Shutter speed: 1/125 sec
Aperture: F11
ISO: 100
Notes: I used a super wide-angle lens near to the reel and at a low point of view. Thereby the reel becomes a living object in the background landscape. I used tonemapping, a multiplay layer and a little vignetting to finish.
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