Smokey Cape Lighthouse.

© John Connolly

Smokey Cape Lighthouse.

Uploaded: January 17, 2015 11:37:49 | Entered: January 17, 2015 11:38:23


It took from 1886 to 1891 to design and build this lighthouse. It was built for a total cost of £16.800, which included the keeper’s accommodation and the lens (which is still in use today) and a kerosene vapour lantern. Then in 1962 the light was converted to electric operation, and it is now an automatic system.
It is maintained by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority.

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/8000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 64, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 5.90 mm, Model: C730UZ


Tiia Vissak January 17, 2015

a beautiful shot! #1603948

Jeff Sielski January 17, 2015

Beautiful capture John! #11226395

Lynn M. Whitt January 17, 2015

I like the white against the blue sky. A beautiful image. #11226406

Nancy L. Green level-classic January 17, 2015

Love the white against that beautiful blue sky, VERY well done!! <>< #11226419

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 17, 2015

Outstanding comp, light and clarity John! #11226430

Candace M. Cleveland level-classic January 17, 2015

Beautiful!! #11226432

Anita Hogue January 17, 2015

WOW, just absolutely perfection, John! #11226456

Katherine Kuhn level-classic January 17, 2015

What a gorgeous lighthouse, John! Great light & composition -- love that blue sky! #11226463

Wm Nosal January 17, 2015

Beautiful Lighthouse Capture, John! #11226484

Nadia Paul January 17, 2015

A beautiful lighthouse capture John - looks wonderful against the blue sky! #11226506

Avril Young January 17, 2015

Very striking Lighthouse...beautifully captured and pov John.. #11226528

Carol L. Fowler January 17, 2015

What a beautiful lighthouse! It looks in great shape #11226549

Barbara Waldoch level-classic January 17, 2015

Looks great, John! #11226585

Bojan Bencic level-classic January 18, 2015

Beautiful lighthouse, John. The white looks great with that beautiful blue sky behind. #11226640

Douglas Pignet January 18, 2015

great colors and clarity of this beautiful lighthouse...nicely done #11226656

Robert R. Goodman level-addict January 18, 2015

Hi John,Beautiful lighthouse.Outstanding capture my friend.Wonderful color! #11226746

Martha R. Mazon level-classic January 18, 2015

What sweet design this lighthouse has, with wonderful lines and simple, elegant detail! Wonderful perspective, light and shadow in your excellent capture of it, John! #11226799

John Connolly January 18, 2015

Thank you all for your kind comments! #11226873

Marijana Fajgl level-classic January 18, 2015

This is wonderful, John! #11226899

Michelle Alton January 18, 2015

Gorgeous pristine capture, John. #11227028

John Connolly January 19, 2015

Many thanks Marijana and Michelle! #11227741

Emile Abbott level-deluxe January 19, 2015

Really stands out against that blue sky #11227836

Rudi Reiner level-classic January 19, 2015

Excellent lighthouse shot, nice to find one in such great shape! #11228095

Joannie Bertucci level-classic January 20, 2015

Now this is a lighthouse! Love the great nautical look and how the tower is structured! I too love the white lighthouse in contrast to that gorgeous blue sky! Love it! #11228421

John Connolly January 20, 2015

Thanks so much Emile, Rudi and Joannie! #11228525

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic January 20, 2015

Great picture of that beautiful place
Ysa #11228636

John Connolly January 21, 2015

Thanks Ysa! #11229327

Nancy L. Green level-classic February 27, 2015

CONGRATULATIONS again John, WTG!!! <>< #11255099

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic February 27, 2015

Ysa #11255154

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe February 27, 2015


Lynn M. Whitt February 28, 2015

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. #11255456

Martha R. Mazon level-classic February 28, 2015

Love this one. Congratulations, John! #11255622

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe February 28, 2015

Congrats on your wonderful finalist, John. #11255744

Marijana Fajgl level-classic February 28, 2015

Big congratulations, John! #11256119

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe February 28, 2015

I love light houses, and this one is beautiful!! Huge Congratulations on your Finalist award, John!! #11256270

Wm Nosal February 28, 2015

Congratulations, John! #11256570

Robert R. Goodman level-addict March 02, 2015

Hi John,Congratulations my friend! #11257876

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 02, 2015

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, John. #11258076

Katherine Kuhn level-classic March 02, 2015

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, John! #11258306

Nadia Paul March 02, 2015

Congrats on your wonderful finalist! #11258625

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic March 03, 2015

Congratulations on another beautiful finalist, John. #11258753

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe March 03, 2015

Huge congrats on a fabulous finalist! Wonderful lighthouse and perfect capture, John!! #11259271

John Connolly March 04, 2015

Many thanks for all your kind comments! #11259739

Stan J. Bendkowski April 01, 2015

Congratulations on your great Finalist, John! #11275991

Mary K. Robison April 02, 2015

Belated Congrats on this beautiful capture making Finalist, John! Well deserved! #11277290

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