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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.

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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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Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge 2016 Week 8

Eastpoint Lighthouse, at the Maurice River and the Delaware Bay on the shore of New Jersey, has appeared in my blogs several times. In the nearby town, sits this model of the lighthouse. Oddball? Maybe, but certainly different.  I have … Continue reading

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Sea Girt Lighthouse, Sea Girt, New Jersey

Topical Tuesday* – Lighthouse of the Month Lighthouses were erected to (1) avoid hazardous areas in or near sea lanes such as shallow water covering sandbars or rocky outcrops that could destroy a ship, and (2) by their very nature, … 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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Photo of the Week – East Point Lighthouse

A Month of Photo Effects Over a period of two years I made it a point to “capture” as many of New Jersey’s twenty-two lighthouses as possible. I got all but three. East Point Lighthouse was one of the first … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – Cape May Lighthouse

A Month of Photo Effects Every now and then I like to experiment with my Corel PaintShop. Here is one of my favorite results. This began as a routine photo of Cape May Lighthouse (New Jersey). The result was achieved … Continue reading

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