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SandCastleTown

Uploaded by: snosno

Friday February 1, 2013

East Dennis, MA (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: These creations are caused by clumps of frozen dunes, breaking off, thawing out, being blown around by the wind, then refreezing. The loose sand then whips them into shape as if they are on a potter`s wheel.

Manufacturer: FUJIFILM

Model: FinePix S4200

x-Resolution: 72.00

y-Resolution: 72.00

Resolution Unit: Inch

Software: Digital Camera FinePix S4200 Ver1.00

YCbCr Positioning: co-sited

Reference Black/White: 0.00, 255.00, 128.00, 255.00, 128.00, 255.00

Copyright: [None] (Photographer) - (Editor)

Custom Rendered: Normal process

Exposure Mode: Auto exposure

White Balance: Auto white balance

Scene Capture Type: Standard

Sharpness: Normal

Subject Distance Range: Unknown

PRINT Image Matching: 28 bytes undefined data

Exposure Time: 1/250 sec.

FNumber: f/5.4

Exposure Program: Normal program

ISO Speed Ratings: 64

Exif Version: Unknown Exif Version

Components Configuration: Y Cb Cr -

Compressed Bits per Pixel: 4.00

Shutter speed: 8.00 EV (APEX: 16, 1/256 sec.)

Aperture: 4.87 EV (f/5.4)

Brightness: 8.47 EV (1214.91 cd/m^2)

Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV

MaxApertureValue: 3.26 EV (f/3.1)

Metering Mode: Pattern

Light Source: 0

Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode.

Focal Length: 22.0 mm

FlashPixVersion: FlashPix Version 1.0

Color Space: sRGB

PixelXDimension: 4288

PixelYDimension: 3216

Focal Plane x-Resolution: 6992.00

Focal Plane y-Resolution: 6992.00

Focal Plane Resolution Unit: Centimeter

Sensing Method: One-chip color area sensor

File Source: DSC

Scene Type: 1

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23. nanapoo
6:25 AM GMT on February 12, 2013
WOW...love this!! Amazing and interesting shot! AC Congrats!
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22. Wanda1948
12:40 AM GMT on February 07, 2013
Amazing shot! Congratulations!
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21. YouKnowWho
10:14 PM GMT on February 06, 2013
Sorry I missed this one earlier...so cool, and strange!
AC congrats!
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20. snosno
10:02 PM GMT on February 06, 2013
Thanks, Elaine!

Didn`t know this was an AC until Charlotte brought my attention to it.

Thank you, approvers for the recognition..!
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19. Biskitten
9:56 PM GMT on February 06, 2013
Awesome - AC congrats, Dianne!
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18. snosno
9:46 PM GMT on February 06, 2013
Thank you so much, Charlotte!
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17. llpj04
5:24 PM GMT on February 06, 2013
Congrats on this unique AC!
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16. snosno
12:17 PM GMT on February 04, 2013
Thank you for commenting, Brinas Mom!! Much appreciated!
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15. BrinasMom
12:11 PM GMT on February 04, 2013
That is so interesting and makes for a wonderful photograph. Thanks for sharing.
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14. snosno
10:44 PM GMT on February 03, 2013
Thanks so much for the feedback, Kathy and Liz! Happy you enjoyed these!
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13. jerseyshoretoo
10:41 PM GMT on February 03, 2013
Fantastic shot, gorgeous creations made by the weather!
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12. ChrisAnthemum
10:29 PM GMT on February 03, 2013
Thanks for the explanation! Wonderful series!

Update: Congrats on the AC!
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11. snosno
3:44 PM GMT on February 03, 2013
Thank you for your terrific comments, Jeannie, Ivan, Jim, and Bernard.
This one made me think of a chessboard too!
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10. Hotzenwaelder
10:13 AM GMT on February 03, 2013
Nature's chessboard perhaps?
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9. gusbuster
4:38 AM GMT on February 03, 2013
Always to be looking, always to be curious, and then always lucky to have your camera when looking and curious turns to luck. Nice capture, really different
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8. kippic
2:59 AM GMT on February 03, 2013
Wow, fascinating.
Great shot.
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7. taosmtngirl
6:28 PM GMT on February 02, 2013
Wow! Fascinating! Frozen sand hoodoos! So glad you captured them before they were gone again!
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6. snosno
6:07 PM GMT on February 02, 2013
Thank you everyone for commenting!

I suspect these are a rare occurrance. Today I could barely make out where they`d been.
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5. newenglandlight
4:06 PM GMT on February 02, 2013
Very cool shot! Nature is quite the sculptor!
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4. Budsgirl
3:14 PM GMT on February 02, 2013
Thanks for sharing... how interesting!
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3. Magis
2:51 PM GMT on February 02, 2013
This is quite amazing.
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2. jth523
2:23 PM GMT on February 02, 2013
Cool!
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1. catilac
2:22 PM GMT on February 02, 2013
Very interesting formations! Great shot Dianne!
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