Natural Sand (please read the rules)

Challenge #5 in the Art of the Mundane series. Hosted by Slynky.
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Let's see how beautiful sand can be. This can be desert sand, beach sand, play sand, builders' sand, or sand drifts/piles. The sand must be the subject of the photo, though. DON'T, for example, enter a photo of a big beautiful rock in the middle of some sand. DON'T, for example, enter a photo of a bunch of cactus flowers that just happen to be in some sand. The main concern is that it is obvious the sand is the subject of the photo, not, for example, a beautiful female lying on the sand (smile). Also NOT allowed are photos of sand castles, sand sculptures, writing in sand, etc.
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Roker beach sand
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Roker beach, Sunderland, UK. With a tidal range of up to 15 feet there is a lot of sand at low tide to pick from.
Submitted: Friday, 29th June, 2012 22:31 (GMT)
Taken: Tuesday, 26th June, 2012
Focal length: 13.75 mm
Shutter speed: 1/500 sec
Aperture: F4.5
ISO: 80
Views: 268
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