Beauty at the Beach

© Joseph N. DiGilio

Beauty at the Beach

Uploaded: November 18, 2009


The storm that came up the East Coast last week caused pleanty of beach erosion but that hasn't kept Mother Nature from her holiday decorating. Joey and I found this beauty growing in the sand at the Captree Boat Basin. Can anyone identify it for us?

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/1800 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: NIKON D200


Michelle Alton November 18, 2009

Well, though I never think of it as a beach plant, this just has to be Virginia Creeper, Joe. In Autumn it is a striking sight, usually climing on trees, or creeping along the forest floor. A beautiful capture in this unusual habitat! #1206510

Joseph N. DiGilio November 18, 2009

Thanks very much Michelle. This isn't the first time you've helped me identify a plant. Virginia Creeper it is then. I think you're right about the beach being an unusual place to find it because this was the only spot I remember seeing it. #8141015

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe November 18, 2009

Perfect title for this colorful plant at the beach! I would have liked to see the big waves during the storm! #8141368

Linda D. Lester level-classic November 18, 2009

I can just imagine you and Joey walking the beach....what wonderful memories and what a wonderful find! #8141729

Patrick Rouzes level-classic November 18, 2009

It is a wonderful image imagining you & Joey walking the beach, Joe! He is a lucky little fellow to have you,my friend!
A spectacular & vibrant capture with super colors, tones, contrasts, clarity, lighting & presentation! WTG! #8143186

Brett Dolsen November 18, 2009

Wonderfull colours,details and dune capture Joseph!!I often think what do the beaches look like around the coast your way.Are there any good surfing spots.What does the beach look like where the Mayflower landed further north etc.One Day!!Brett #8143628

Stefania Barbier level-classic November 18, 2009

beautiful reds and capture! #8143658

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