The lighthouse

© Antonio Amen

The lighthouse

Uploaded: December 09, 2009


Exif: F Number: 9, Exposure Bias Value: 0.67, ExposureTime: 10/600 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 130.00 mm, Model: NIKON D200


Jeff Robinson level-deluxe December 09, 2009

Fantastic capture Antonio!! Jeff #1214383

Antonio Amen December 09, 2009

Hi Jeff;
Thank you so much.
António. #8204211

Patricia White level-classic December 09, 2009

This is awesome. Right place, right time. #8204712

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe December 09, 2009

Very cool!!! Great capture! #8204824

Ron Livingston level-deluxe December 09, 2009

Awesome photography Antonio !!!! #8204954

Antonio Amen December 10, 2009

Hi! Patricia, Randy and Ronald, thank you so much for the kind comments.
Best wishes
António #8205297

Jessica Jenney December 17, 2009

What an incredible capture, Antonio! FAVE! #8227141

Amanda Cass December 28, 2009

amazing shot! wheres this lighthouse situated just out of curiousity? #8251812

Antonio Amen December 29, 2009

Hi! Jessica and Amanda,
Thank you so much for your kind comments.
This light house is called " The lighthouse of Felgueiras" and it is situated on the mouth of River Douro in Porto Portugal.
Kind regards
António. #8253147

Julianne Bradford December 29, 2009

Fabulous lighting and timing Antonio! Outstanding capture! #8253625

Joao Martinho January 17, 2010

Powerful and dramatic capture, António. Não sei que dia sacou esta foto mas tive uma experi~encia semelhante de dramatismo em sagres a 31 de dezembro (veja a minha galeria) ondas impensaveis que galgavam os rochedos acima de 50 metros de altitude. #8303971

Patti Coblentz January 18, 2010

Congratulations on your magnificent finalist, Antonio!

Patti #8306907

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic January 18, 2010

on your wonderful FINALIST!

Photobucket #8308343

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe January 18, 2010

Congratulations. Well deserved! #8308527

Anne McKinnell January 18, 2010

Very dramatic shot, Congratulations on your finalist. #8309197

Bojan Bencic level-classic January 18, 2010

Congratulations on your finalist, Antonio. Fantastic photo. #8310084

Joao Martinho January 19, 2010

Parabéns pela espectacular imagem finalista! #8310237

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic January 19, 2010

Fabulous capture of the place, Antonio. CONGRATZ on this beautiful Finalist!

UB. #8310306

Kate Jackson January 19, 2010

All I can say is WOW and congratulations Antonio! #8310482

Antonio Amen January 19, 2010

To all my good friends, thank you for the kind words.
All the best to you all.


Claudia Kuhn level-classic January 19, 2010

Wonderful timing, congrats on your winner! #8313480

Clyde P. Smith January 19, 2010

Congratulations on an amazing Win Antonio! #8313878

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic January 19, 2010

Many CONGRATZ on getting Golden, Antonio!

UB. #8314322

Steve M. Harrington January 19, 2010

Good on you, Antonio! :)
Steve #8314338

Bojan Bencic level-classic January 19, 2010

Congratulations on your win, Antonio. Love this one. #8314339

Tiia Vissak January 20, 2010

Congratulations! #8314680

Antonio Amen January 20, 2010

Once more, than kyou all for the kindly support.
Best regrads
António. #8314692

Dianna Murphy January 20, 2010

A big warm hearted congratulations to you on your fantastic winner!!! I wish you continued success in the future.
Dianna #8316876

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict January 20, 2010

Congratulations Antonio on your Wonderful Winner!!!

Dominick #8316895

Craig W. Myers level-addict January 20, 2010

Fantastic capture; the award is richly deserved. #8317567

Donna La Mattino Pagakis January 22, 2010

Wow, amazing stop action! Congratulations on your win Antonio! #8321955

Les Rhoades level-classic August 21, 2010

Splendid! #8852404

Stephen Zacker April 02, 2012

This is Fantastic. Like the scale. Congratulations #10071890

Bill Houghton April 02, 2012

Antonio, this is great. What a beautiful image. Your work is great. Well done. Bill #10072193

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton May 02, 2012

Very impressive! Great image. #10118972

Luigi Di Serio level-classic August 06, 2012

Amazing capture, colors and composition. GREAT!!! #10265535

Mary K. Robison August 29, 2012

No wonder this was a Gold Winner in 2010, Antonio! The colors are lovely, and that wave's energy ~ fantastic!
Very belated Congratulations to you! #10296859

Gary Enloe October 02, 2012

WOW, outstanding capture Antonio. Great comp, color. Congrats on being a winner. Well deserved! #10351079

Patricia White level-classic October 14, 2012

I don't know where to begin, everyone of your photos are breathtaking. I can not pick out just one. Congratulations as well. You have a wonderful talent. #10368797

Daniel Ruf October 15, 2012

Congrats on this fantastic image. #10370690

Steven B. Lorraine November 24, 2012

Super photo,well done and Congratulations! #10432152

Wm Nosal January 03, 2013

Awesome Capture Antonio!
Congratulations #10497929

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