Photo of the Day

clouds over Sands Beach, New Jersey
May 29, 2013

Beach, New Jersey

This Month in Photo of the Day: The Stories Behind Your Shots Similar clouds were visible the evening prior, so I had a hunch and woke up before dawn to set up for this shot at our beach club, Sands Beach Club, in Sea Bright, New Jersey. Using my tripod on the upper deck, I knew that the playground would make great foreground interest. This was taken on June 12, 2012. These structures, as well as the beach club, no longer exist. Hurricane Sandy destroyed them. Thankfully, the beach club is in the process of rebuilding. —Steve Scanlon This photo and caption were submitted to Your Shot. Check out the new and improved website, where you can share and connect with fellow photographers from around the globe. Get tips on photographing familiar places » See more of your beach photos »
Photograph by Steve Scanlon, Your Shot

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