Day 2 - Reykjavik - Vik
Still on Dyrhólaey peninsula near Vik on south coast of Iceland, here is Dyrhólaey lighthouse. A first lighthouse was built there in 1910, but the actual one was built in 1927. It sits top of cliffs at a 118 metres altitude. It has a white flash every 10 seconds. I took this picture on a nice end of day light.
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mjw364 (6142) 2012-09-08 10:15
Nice lighting and composition with the lighthouse placed off centre.
rychem (13553) 2012-09-08 11:19
I like this warm light of the setting sun, beautiful colors and classic composition, compliments
brianmcc (5786) 2012-09-08 11:47
the light illuminating the lighthouse is wonderful, very warm, and appealing. you have placed the lighthouse perfectly in the frame, showing us a lovely grassy foreground, and then a stunning view over the sea.
boa (4605) 2012-09-08 12:27
i can see you was lucky with the weather when you visited Iceland. The lighthouse looks like an interesting building but i guess it was not possibly to go inside? I like the warm light and the pleasant colors, excellent composition also, well done!
Have a nice evening.
jjcordier (67146) 2012-09-08 23:17
Le phare est intéressant mais c'est évidemment la lumière qui fait toute la photo ici.
HimalAnda (6918) 2012-09-09 3:18
Les belles teintes chaudes qui baignent cette photo sont du plus bel effet.
Belle photo, bravo !
- Copyright: Olivier THIERRY (chawax) (16463)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-08-06
- Categories: Architecture, Decisive Moment
- Camera: CANON EOS 550D, Sigma 17-70/2.8-4 DC Macro
- Exposure: f/8, 1/100 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Islande 2012
- Date Submitted: 2012-09-08 6:58