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Crystal Clear Fresnel Lens
23-SEP-2009 Walter O. Koenig

Crystal Clear Fresnel Lens

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This 3rd Order Fresnel Lens was used in the Old Point Loma Lighthouse.
Made in 1850 it weighs 1,895 lbs = 900 kg. When used with three lamps it could be seen from 20 miles = 32 km away.

The image above was taken for this weeks Totally Informal Transglobal "Thursday" Challenge: "Crystal Clear".

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Brian with an Eye08-Oct-2009 09:25
Superbly captured.
pkocinski30-Sep-2009 13:08
Super image!
Flo Hendry29-Sep-2009 03:39
Wow, love this! Nice pov and symmetry with great tones. Excellent!!!
Laryl29-Sep-2009 02:45
perfectly clean too.. wow!
Marcia Rules28-Sep-2009 23:07
awesome view! dazzling colors & design!!!! Vote
Tomasz Dziubinski - Photography28-Sep-2009 21:21
Superb capture and interesting, Vote.
Frank Landerville28-Sep-2009 17:25
Very nice color and lines.
Gérard Koehl24-Sep-2009 04:56
Superbe mise en valeur... V
Russ Rose24-Sep-2009 04:10
Nice lens. Been there. cool lighthouse and display of the lens. good shot.
Jim Coffman24-Sep-2009 03:23
That is very interesting. I had no idea that they were so heavy. Great capture,Walter. V
Sam Rua24-Sep-2009 02:38
Well seen, Walter. I like the "hint" of the photographer captured in the reflections.
Robin Reid24-Sep-2009 02:38
Excellent choice!
monica memoli24-Sep-2009 02:25
Love the lines. v
carol j. phipps24-Sep-2009 01:56
Wow! Exciting image!
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