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A Lighthouse makes an interesting photograph with its towering structure and strategic location. It helps in composing interesting coastline pictures whether in color or black and white, with stormy or calm waters. Submit interesting images of lighthouses you have photographed.
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Tuesday, 24th February, 2009 (GMT)
Tuesday, 3rd March, 2009 – Monday, 9th March, 2009 (GMT)
Tuesday, 10th March, 2009 – Monday, 16th March, 2009 (GMT)
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Once a year, around the anniversary of the first lighting of the Pigeon Point Lighthouse, the usual Coast Guard light is turned off and the 19th Century first-order Fresnel lens is turned on for a few hours. The event has become a local event with hundreds of folks from the central California coast coming to watch the spokes of light cast by the lens.
|Submitted:||Tuesday, 3rd March, 2009 00:21 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Monday, 2nd March, 2009|
|Focal length:||24 mm|
|Shutter speed:||180 sec|
|Notes:||For the first five minutes of the lighting, the light in the lens is turned on without the rotation mechanism engaged. This gives photographers a chance to take their time expsosures.|
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