While scouring the shoreline of Mayfield Bay I came across this old worn scallop shell. I wondered how long this shell had been part of the beach and how long it had been submerged. Between waves, I captured this shot as sand was being moved around the shell.

Mayfield Bay, Tasmania

Panasonic DMC FZ 100, 12.3mm, 1/2000, f/4, ISO 100, handheld

by Allen Peate, New South Wales