Tacking Point Lighthouse

© John Connolly

Tacking Point Lighthouse

Emile Abbott level-deluxe 12/11/2010 11:19:26 AM

Now that is a secluded beach. Good to know the locals for sure. Love the composition, color, and presentation. #1334706

Robert R. Goodman level-deluxe 12/11/2010 12:23:17 PM

Wonderful capture John.Sure is a beautiful vista!!!!! #9093059

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 12/11/2010 1:10:06 PM

Fantastic vantage point and wonderfully composed and captured John!!!!! Love that blue water! #9093119

Douglas Pignet level-deluxe 12/11/2010 1:11:52 PM

Lovely capture with great colors,pov & comp....Beautifully done John #9093122

Mike Clime level-deluxe 12/11/2010 1:27:07 PM

Neat little lighthouse, great view and beautiful blue water, John! #9093153

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 12/11/2010 1:54:42 PM

What a gorgeous scene and capture, John. wonderful pov, colors and comp. Perfect! #9093173

Monnie Ryan level-deluxe 12/11/2010 2:00:32 PM

Looks as if you had a bit of a trek to get to this one, John! Always delighted to see lighthouses -- this one's well positioned! #9093178

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 12/11/2010 2:12:15 PM

What a Beautiful view and capture John - Sounds like a great photo trip with Brett! Jeff #9093196

Renata Gusciora level-deluxe 12/11/2010 2:46:03 PM

Awesome coastal image,John!Reminds so much of Galicia coast in Spain!Love it! #9093227

Ron McEwan level-deluxe 12/11/2010 2:55:32 PM

What a vista John and you captured it perfectly. Love the colors, it seems so isolated and lonely but in a beautiful setting. Well done my friend. #9093239

Stan Kwasniowski level-deluxe 12/11/2010 3:13:55 PM

John, what a neat hide away #9093246

Hendrik Storme level-deluxe 12/11/2010 3:45:24 PM

Superb capture and what a wonderful image,John!!! #9093286

Kaye Burazin level-deluxe 12/11/2010 4:13:50 PM

fabulous, fantastic, very colorful #9093306

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-deluxe 12/11/2010 4:48:17 PM

Beautiful perspective and colors John!,
Amalia #9093347

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-deluxe 12/11/2010 5:28:05 PM

How wonderfully beautiful, John! The colors and details are magnificent! :-) k #9093404

Kerry Hill level-deluxe 12/11/2010 5:58:41 PM

Beautiful scenic capture John, wonderful colours! #9093426

Ray Thoms level-deluxe 12/11/2010 6:35:39 PM

Wonderful scene you captured John.....beautiful #9093488

Douglas Perry level-deluxe 12/11/2010 7:24:27 PM

It is the place to view the lighthouse. #9093576

Barbara Waldoch level-deluxe 12/11/2010 8:24:34 PM

Beautiful shot, John! #9093634

Dick W. Wyatt 12/12/2010 12:07:47 AM

Great landscape, John. Beautiful everything !!

I'd like to be the lighthouse keeper !! #9093727

John Benway level-deluxe 12/12/2010 4:05:37 AM

Beautiful scene John. Very well done.
John #9093842

Michelle Alton 12/12/2010 4:14:25 AM

A gorgeous crowd pleaser of a photo, John. Should be a winner! #9093860

Nadine A. Lewis level-deluxe 12/12/2010 6:44:44 AM

WOW!!! ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS, John!!! I can feel the ocean breeze and smell the salty air! <>< #9094097

Jack Ryan 12/12/2010 8:37:27 AM

What a spectacular area and what an excellent photo of this beautiful lighthouse. So very well done!!! (I'm jealous! Wish I could have been there.) #9094347

John Connolly level-deluxe 12/12/2010 11:22:11 AM

Thank you for all your thoughts on this image, they are appreciated! #9094530

Marijana Fajgl level-deluxe 12/12/2010 12:08:48 PM

What a beautiful place! Wish I was there! Wonderful capture, John! #9094622

John Connolly level-deluxe 12/12/2010 12:59:22 PM

Thanks a lot Marijana, I always enjoy visiting this area! #9094730

Tiia Vissak 12/12/2010 1:13:28 PM

fantastic! #9094772

John Connolly level-deluxe 12/12/2010 1:22:08 PM

Thanks Tiia, it is good to catch up with you again! #9094798

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-deluxe 12/12/2010 1:30:08 PM

WOW!! Spectacular scene and image, John. A winner in my book! #9094825

John Connolly level-deluxe 12/12/2010 1:43:44 PM

Thanks Kiki, the weather was a bonus here too! #9094862

Tammy Espino 12/12/2010 3:11:33 PM

That's some beach :) Gorgeous view and capture!! #9094991

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe 12/12/2010 4:21:46 PM

Beautiful vista shot. Wonderful color and comp. #9095056

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 12/12/2010 8:55:53 PM

Outstanding view captured to perfection, John!!! #9095344

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-deluxe 12/12/2010 9:24:57 PM

OMG AWESOME view and capture, the lighting color and pov are FANTASTIC!!! #9095396

Lorraine A. Cook level-deluxe 12/12/2010 10:24:39 PM

I see steps and a few cars... Now that is one AWESOME lighthouse capture, John!! Your perspective, and detail are STUNNING, John!!<:)) #9095494

Carolyn J. Connolly level-deluxe 12/13/2010 6:05:35 AM

Good on Brett for showing you this amazing pov on the Tacking Point Lighthouse, John!! You captured the expansive scene just beautifully, too!! :o) #9096097

John Connolly level-deluxe 12/13/2010 12:51:29 PM

Many thanks Tammy, Randy, Ellen, Peaches, Lorraine and Carolyn for your input here, it is appreciated! #9097078

Ian M. Hill level-deluxe 12/13/2010 7:27:40 PM

Good capture John,would like to visit ,love lighthouses,looks so grand sitting there on the cliff top. #9099585

Brett Dolsen 12/14/2010 2:18:51 AM

Beautifully captured John!!Far better than I achieved! #9101069

John Connolly level-deluxe 12/14/2010 12:37:22 PM

Thanks so much Ian and Brett, one thing about it Brett, you don't have to travel as far as me to re shoot it! #9102867

Wm Nosal 12/15/2010 7:10:22 AM

What A Beautiful Place, John!
Great Shot! #9105109

John Connolly level-deluxe 12/15/2010 12:47:39 PM

Thank Wm, I can't agree with you more! #9106322

Tammy Espino 1/18/2011 8:39:48 PM

Congrats on your great finalist! :) Woot woot!!!!!! #9171602

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-deluxe 1/18/2011 9:08:56 PM

Big Congratulations again John!,
Amalia #9171880

Tamara K. Walker level-deluxe 1/18/2011 9:18:36 PM


Marilyn K. Lincecum level-deluxe 1/18/2011 10:20:02 PM

WTG John...Congratulations again!! #9172325

Ann Coates level-deluxe 1/19/2011 12:33:52 AM

Congratulations on another superb finalist John. #9172703

Marijana Fajgl level-deluxe 1/19/2011 4:26:18 AM

Another fantastic finalist! I really love it1 Congratulations! #9173362

Robert R. Goodman level-deluxe 1/19/2011 4:27:52 AM

A big Congratulations,John.WTG my friend!!! #9173376

Deborah C. Lewinson level-deluxe 1/19/2011 4:40:44 AM

Wow, this is an awesome scene, John! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist!

Debby #9173485

Fanie Heymans level-deluxe 1/19/2011 5:07:42 AM

Congrats on your finalist John! Excellent work! #9173666

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 1/19/2011 6:13:40 AM

gorgeous, congratulations!!! #9174151

Emile Abbott level-deluxe 1/19/2011 6:29:07 AM

Congratulation on a great finalist John #9174297

ALLEN O. HOWARD 1/19/2011 7:59:40 AM

Another great finalist John! Congratulations!!!! #9175004

Hendrik Storme 1/19/2011 7:59:47 AM

Congratulations again!!! #9175005

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 1/19/2011 8:54:06 AM

Love it....Congratulations! #9175349

Stan Kwasniowski level-deluxe 1/19/2011 10:31:08 AM

John, congratulations #9175728

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-deluxe 1/19/2011 12:18:55 PM

Congratulations on another awesome finalist, John. I hope to see them both again with gold on. #9176216

Robert R. Goodman level-deluxe 1/19/2011 1:34:37 PM

A big Congratulations,Sorry I missed this one this morning!!!!!! #9176477

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-deluxe 1/19/2011 2:41:15 PM

Awesome finalist John. Congrats! #9176682

Robyn A. Terrell 1/19/2011 2:45:53 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, John! #9176700

Wm Nosal 1/19/2011 4:09:07 PM

Congratulations, John! #9177095

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 1/19/2011 4:10:47 PM

Hey, man, CONGRATULATIONS once again! Very deserving finalist! WTG, John! #9177108

Tony Ebben level-deluxe 1/19/2011 4:15:40 PM

I see CONGRATULATIONS are on order, well done mate. This is another wonderful coastal scene from our great country, well taken. I'll have to go look for myself next time I'mm up that way. Good work. #9177128

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-deluxe 1/19/2011 5:20:22 PM

WOW! Another one! WTG, John! :-) k #9177505

Patti Coblentz level-deluxe 1/19/2011 5:31:20 PM

An amazing view with gorgeous colors and scale...beautiful image and finalist, John...congratulations! #9177542

Merna L. Nobile 1/19/2011 5:49:33 PM

I can only imagine how proud you must be feeling right now. What wonderful news! CONGRATULATIONS, Merna #9177677

Phyllis H. Burchett 1/19/2011 6:28:16 PM

Congrats on this wonderful finalist! #9177950

Nancy L. Green level-deluxe 1/19/2011 6:46:34 PM

CONGRATULATIONS John, wonderful work, WTG!!! <>< #9178033

Ken Smith level-deluxe 1/19/2011 7:08:38 PM

Super duper, John! Congrats to you! #9178118

Mariann Kovats level-deluxe 1/19/2011 7:16:25 PM

Beautiful finalist, John! Congratulations! #9178164

Carol L. Fowler 1/19/2011 7:49:45 PM

Congrats on this beautiful Finalist! #9178413

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 1/19/2011 9:42:05 PM

And another awesome finalist!!! Big congratualtions to you John!! #9178786

Raymond Pauly level-deluxe 1/19/2011 10:39:06 PM

Congratulations, John! Lovely finalist here. #9178924

Barbara Waldoch level-deluxe 1/19/2011 10:56:50 PM

Congratulations on your awesome finalists, John! #9178972

Dick W. Wyatt 1/20/2011 12:44:37 AM

Congratulations on both !! #9179153

John Connolly level-deluxe 1/20/2011 12:57:43 PM

Thank you for all your kind wishes, they are appreciated! #9180899

Laura E. Swan level-deluxe 1/20/2011 1:50:17 PM

What a beautiful Finalist, John! WOW!

congratulations Pictures, Images and Photos

Good Luck In The Next Round!!! :D

-Swanee #9181052

Debra R. Harder 1/20/2011 2:23:04 PM

Fabulous POV, colors and details in this magnificent image, John! Huge congratulations on another beautiful finalist! Deb #9181164

Gord MacEachern level-deluxe 1/20/2011 2:51:13 PM

Big congratulations on your well deserved finalist John!!
Good luck next round!! #9181221

Nancyj E. Hovey level-deluxe 1/20/2011 3:48:32 PM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #9181418

Barbara Mason level-deluxe 1/20/2011 6:53:52 PM

Congratulations John on being a Finalist, a super shot - really thrilled as you must be too !!! #9181987

isabel C. Zepeda level-deluxe 1/20/2011 7:23:51 PM





Brett Dolsen 1/21/2011 3:19:41 AM

Congratulations John and I really hope we see this great composition again! #9182446

Amanda J. Tanner level-deluxe 1/21/2011 7:06:29 AM

Congratulations on this most beautiful Finalist. I love it John! #9183018

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 1/21/2011 10:58:33 AM


HUGE CONGRATS on your finalist!
Best of luck in the next round!


John Connolly level-deluxe 1/21/2011 12:49:09 PM

Thanks a lot Laura, Debra, Gord, Nancy, Barbara, Ysa, Brett, Amanda and Peaches for your kind remarks! #9183637

Graham Robards level-deluxe 1/21/2011 3:02:00 PM

Excellent John, congratulations, best of luck in the next round my friend! Great to see that Australia can hold it's own! ~Pat #9183868

Kim Andelkovic level-deluxe 1/21/2011 3:58:28 PM

Congrats John beautiful finalist :-) #9184033

Renata Gusciora 1/21/2011 4:23:02 PM

HUge congratulations on your awesome finalist,John!!!:-) #9184107

John Connolly level-deluxe 1/22/2011 12:57:34 PM

Thanks so much Pat & Graham, Kim and Renata, I appreciate your kind comments! #9185405

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe 1/22/2011 2:58:52 PM

Obviously I missed this on the finalists bracket. Big congrats, WTG! #9185659

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 1/23/2011 12:31:09 AM

Huge congrats and best luck, John!! Fabulous finalist!! #9186452

Nadia Paul level-deluxe 1/23/2011 3:02:09 AM

Sorry I missed this John - wonderful scene - congrats on your finalist! #9186511

John Connolly level-deluxe 1/23/2011 12:57:25 PM

Thank you Randy, Ellen and Nadia for your kind wishes, they are appreciated! #9187383

Cassie L. Woodlee level-deluxe 1/23/2011 5:33:39 PM

Awesome, John Congratulations!!! #9188360

Sharon Sawyer level-deluxe 1/23/2011 7:31:38 PM

WTG, John! HUGE congratulations on your outstanding & well deserved finalist!!! #9188975

John Connolly level-deluxe 1/24/2011 1:48:55 PM

Thank you so much Cassie and Sharon, your thoughts are appreciated! #9191127

Mariann Kovats level-deluxe 2/10/2011 12:33:40 PM

Coangrats on your gorgeous finalist, John! #9226193

Kerry Hill level-deluxe 2/10/2011 6:41:51 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalists John!!! #9229056

Kim Andelkovic level-deluxe 2/10/2011 8:10:01 PM

Congrats John on your wonder finalist, wonderful work :-) #9229707

John Connolly level-deluxe 2/11/2011 1:54:54 PM

Thank you Mariann, Kerry and Kim, I appreciate your kind comments! #9232752

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just south of Port Macquarie.
Captured last October, and thanks Brett for taking me up the mountain to this hidden lookout. There is nothing like a bit of local knowledge!

Captured at 1/100th f16.0 and ISO-100.

Exif: F Number: 16, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, FocalLength: 40.00 mm, Model: E-300

Uploaded on 12/11/2010 11:12:52 AM

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