Playa Blanca, Lanzarote. January 2017.
This is a lighthouse to the west of Playa Blanca on the island of Lanzarote. This was my first time to visit the lighthouse and it was very windy. My camera resting on an unextended tripod almost blew over! Then there are the tourists, who insist on driving right up to the building and parkingRead More »
Aperture ƒ/5.6 Camera Canon EOS 40D Focal length 18mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1/1600s
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 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 lead down to an observation point and small light at the tip of Mizen Head, County Cork.
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 isRead More »