Lighthouse of Ventė Cape on eastern shore of Curonian Lagoon at the delta of Nemunas river.
The current lighthouse construction started in 1860. It became operational in 1863. The lighthouse is 11 meters tall. Currently it's not operational as lighthouse anymore, but the tower is open to public as an observation deck.
Vente bird ringing station is located nearby, one of their large nets can be seen on the left side.
The photo taken in the afternoon at 15:51 facing north-east.
Camera settings: AV mode, 18 mm zoom, ISO-200
Very small perspective correction applied.
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prasun984 (5590) 2011-09-29 22:02
lovely architectural shot under the texture deep blue sky...like the red color tone & texture of the brick wall of the light house...
very nice DOF controlled with nice light management...nice color tone & sharpness...
ifege (10263) 2011-09-30 3:17
Interesting one Linas - with quite a low tower for a lighthouse - but a great photo, good perspective and colour.
- Copyright: Linas Kardasevicius (linask) (2930)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-09-04
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Canon EOS 20D, Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM, Marumi Circular Polarizer 77mm
- Exposure: f/8, 1/250 seconds
- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2011-09-29 12:05