Thank you to all the photographers that shared their photos of landscapes showing water and sand in this mystery photo contest. We highly appreciate the collaboration of our friend and professional photographer Dave Bell as the guest judge!

A special thanks to all the photographers that voted for their favorite shots selecting the People's Choice.

Grand Jury Winner

"This shot so SO full of fun! Besides the technical difficulty in pulling this off, including point-of-view, I imagine it took many many attempts to get THE shot. Everything is crisp, from the sand to the lovely clouds in the background. I find myself scanning the patterns in the foam and smiling. I would be happy with a large print of this on my wall! " -  Dave Bell

Runner Up

"The slow shutter speed along with excellent timing makes the sea foam look ethereal. A perfect blend of sand, water, and sky. The muted tonality lends to the feeling of the deserted beach at sunset. It is a tad surreal without being over-the-top. If I were to change anything, I might soften the contrast on the foreground rock to complement the silkiness of the water. " - Dave Bell

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"The embodiment of serenity. I would love to sit here and ponder the important things of life. The composition pulls my eye into the foreground pool and around to the left and then right across the bands of blue, orange, and yellow of the sky. A lovely example of the theme." - Dave Bell

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