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Point Pinos Lighthouse
27-NOV-2012

Point Pinos Lighthouse

Point Pinos Lighthouse was built in 1855 to guide ships on the Pacific coast of California. It is the oldest continuously operating lighthouse on the West Coast of the United States and even the lens is original. Alcatraz Island Lighthouse preceded Point Pinos by 8 months, but was replaced in 1909 by the expanding military prison. It is still an active Coast Guard aid to navigation. Museum exhibits and other functions are operated by the city of Pacific Grove.

Nikon D800
1/60s f/9.5 at 200.0mm iso400 hide exif
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Date/Time27-Nov-2012 08:18:15
MakeNikon
ModelNIKON D800
Flash UsedNo
Focal Length200 mm
Exposure Time1/59 sec
Aperturef/9.5
ISO Equivalent400
Exposure Bias-1 2/3
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Carol E Sandgren01-Dec-2012 19:10
Nice! You really nailed this tricky light exposure well.
Hank Vander Velde29-Nov-2012 02:26
A well captured low-light image under a great sky Bill.
Neil Marcus29-Nov-2012 01:23
Interesting and technically perfect
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