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When the fence is buried it's done its job
When the fence is buried it's done its job
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Challenge: Fences VI (Standard Editing)
Collection: Challenges: Landscape
Camera: Canon Powershot SX70 HS
Location: Cape Cod
Date: Jun 6, 2020
Aperture: f/7.1
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/2000
Galleries: Landscape
Date Uploaded: Jun 11, 2020

While slatted fences help limit the movement and loss of sand from the dunes during storms, alternative longer term methods include planting sturdy, salt-tolerant, fast growing grasses, such as American beachgrass, as seen recently planted to each side.

I do love these fences. This was an earlier image, and earlier fence, taken at the same location:

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Statistics
Place: 6 out of 34
Avg (all users): 6.3400
Avg (participants): 6.3333
Avg (non-participants): 6.3448
Views since voting: 181
Views during voting: 102
Votes: 50
Comments: 7
Favorites: 0


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06/19/2020 04:51:21 AM
What a fine finish, dear :-)
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06/19/2020 02:13:24 AM
I recognised the functionality of these fences. Similar systems are now used in the Outer Hebrides to prevent the sea of taking more and more land. Congrats on your TT finish.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/19/2020 12:43:03 AM
wonderful pic .. and congratulations on such a great place in the challenge ..
and thankyou for the education .. i always love to read the the photographer's comments .. its like the dessert after having a great dinner .. xx
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/18/2020 10:17:36 AM
Great find. In my top 3!
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06/17/2020 06:42:58 PM
I can only laugh noticing this reminds me of another 10 of mine in the previous path challenge that happened to be my favorite. No wonder I had allotted this one a 10 at first glance. Not as good as the path photo but great design. Would have liked more light and shadow variations or something to create a bit of tension
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06/17/2020 04:36:15 PM
Neat photo. I hope you'll say more about the title in your comments. I am trying to ascertain the function of this fence.

Back to add: my pick for red in this challenge.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/17/2020 05:00:54 AM
This belongs in a challenge called "Fences for Fences' Sake"
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