Shell collecting is an ageless hobby. In some parts of the world shells have been used as currency. If that were still the case, we (and a lot of others) could be considered rich. As it was, we did consider ourselves rich as we scoured the beach for the treasures that the sea yielded. Here is a small sampling of today's 'harvest' - treasures that will bring back memories of scavenging to the sound of sea birds and the pounding surf.
(60mm @ f2.8 1/25 sec ISO400)