Posts Tagged: lighthouse

Sheep’s Head Lighthouse

Aperture ƒ/5.6
Camera Canon EOS 40D
Focal length 18mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/1600s

Roche’s Point Lighthouse

Roche’s Point Lighthouse, at the mouth of Cork Harbour.

I shot this from Camden Fort Meagher last weekend. It was a glorious day and as you can see the fort has a commanding view of the harbour!

More about the lighthouse can of course be read on Wikipedia.

Yellow Lighthouses

Yellow lighthouses at the mouth of Reykjavik Harbour in Iceland.

Aperture ƒ/11
Camera Canon EOS 40D
Focal length 21mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/250s

Steps to the Sea

Steps to the Sea

Steps lead down to an observation point and small light at the tip of Mizen Head, County Cork.

Gamma Radiation Survey Meter

Gamma Radiation Survey Meter

A very specialized device sits in a cupboard in the lighthouse at Mizen Head, County Cork.

I have to wonder why a “Gamma Radiation Survey Meter” would be needed in a lighthouse at the southern tip of Ireland though. Not much call for radioactivity detectors in this country.

Nuclear powered lighthouse anybody?

PS. This is a slightly tinted b/w image. Many of the images in B/W Magazine seem to be tinted which was the inspiration for doing this.

Aperture ƒ/3.5
Camera Canon EOS 20D
Focal length 10mm
ISO 400
Shutter speed 1/20s

On the Lookout

On the Lookout

A lighthouse stands guard near Baltimore in Co Cork.

Aperture ƒ/7.1
Camera Canon EOS 40D
Focal length 200mm
ISO 100
Shutter speed 1/400s