Summer is not far off, and that means that the time is fast approaching when everyone will be swarming to the beaches to bask in the sun and listen to the ocean waves crashing against the sand. Until then, we’ll just have to bring the beach to you, with this stunning gallery of original photos captured by individuals in our community.

Share your own beach pictures by using the tag #beach, and comment below to let the photographers who captured these images know what you think.

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