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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Looking Up at Things

Every chance I get, I am ether looking up at, or down from, lighthouses. In response to Cee’s FFC: Looking Up at Things, here are two of my favorite “looking up” photos. Advertisements

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Cee’s Black and White Challenge – Looking Through a Window

Looking Down… …from the lantern room of the old Cape Henry (Virginia) Lighthouse at the “new” lighthouse. The photo below shows the relationship of the two lighthouses. The old (1792) lighthouse sits on a hill well above the “new” (1881)  structure. … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – Fort Story Lighthouses, Virginia

A Month of Photo Effects It is not often you can take an eye-level view of a lighthouse. After all, they are supposed to rise well above the surrounding terrain. At Fort Story, however, the new lighthouse stands about 100 … Continue reading

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The New Cape Henry Lighthouse, Fort Story, Virginia

Photo of the Week – April 22, 2015 This is a view of the new Cape Henry Lighthouse, Fort Story, Virginia taken from the top of the Old Cape Henry Lighthouse. Follow this link for more information on the Twin … Continue reading

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Old Cape Henry Lighthouse, Fort Story, Virginia

Photo of the Week February 4, 2015 This is the staircase of the old Cape Henry Lighthouse at Fort Story, Virginia looking down from the floor just below beacon deck. I used Corel PhotoShop Pro X4 to first create a … Continue reading

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The Batteries of Fort Pickens

Introduction Exploring places like Fort Pickens, i.e., post-Civil War coastal defense installations that are distributed around the coast line of the United States made me realize how fortunate we have been, especially since World War II. Most of our coast … Continue reading

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Twin Light Houses of Cape Henry, Va., or Where your First Public Dollars were Spent

Several Years ago, living in New Jersey, I decided to “collect” lighthouses. Not the little figures of lighthouses, but rather to visit and photograph them. New Jersey was a good place to start—it has more than 20 lighthouses, light ships, … Continue reading

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