The Rincon lighthouse (El Faro de Punta Higuero, in Spanish) is situated on a bluff surrounded by a lovely park. The park offers a setting where visitors can relax and have great views of surfers, Desecheo Island, the sunset, and even whales (in season). A lighthouse has been standing at this same location since 1892. The original lighthouse, which was one of the many lighthouses built to help ships navigate the dangerous sea passage along the western coast of Puerto Rico, was damaged during an earthquake in 1918. It was made of brick with nice details and included a house for the lighthouse keepers family. Due to the damage caused by the earthquake, it had to be demolished, and the current 70-foot tall cylindrical tower was built in 1922.
Rincon Deniz Feneri (İspanyolca El Faro de Punta Higuero) güzel bir parkla çevrili bir kayalık üzerinde yer almaktadır. Park ziyaretçilere dinlenebilecekleri ve sörfçülerin, Desecheo Adasının, gün batımının, ve hatta (sezonda) balinaların muazzam görünümlerini izleyebilecekleri bir ortam sunmaktadır. Aynı yerde 1892 yılından bu yana bir deniz feneri bulunmaktadır. Porto Rikonun batı kıyısı boyunca gemilere tehlikeli deniz geçişi yolcuğunda yardımcı olmak için inşa edilen birçok fener biri olan orijinal deniz feneri, 1918 yılında bir depremde hasar gördü. Bu güzel ayrıntıları ile tuğladan yapılmıştı ve fener bekçisinin ailesi için bir ev içeriyordu. Depremin yol açtığı hasar nedeniyle, bunun yıkılması gerekti ve mevcut 70 metre uzunluğunda silindirik kule 1922 yılında inşa edildi.
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pajaran (61788) 2013-12-29 22:39
Interesantan tekst o mestu i svetioniku ...
Lepo mesto za odmor u hladu velikog drveta.
Dobra kompozicija i perspektiva, lepo pokazano mesto i arhitektura.
An interesting article about the place and the lighthouse ...
Nice place to rest in the shade of a large tree.
Good composition and perspective, nice place shown and architecture.
All the best.
fabbs99 (17167) 2013-12-29 23:11
A simple shot of the lighthouse,but full of clarity and sharpness.Great POV and good composition.TFS.
jemaflor (98743) 2013-12-30 0:19
Well composed with these palmtree and all these clouds, a good complement for the view of this tower.
Subhogen (4067) 2013-12-30 0:47
A very well composed shot to present this nice looking lighthouse. Well framed by the hut, the palms and the railing. Superb colors and light. Thanks for sharing.
dta (79042) 2013-12-30 0:49
Hello Murat ,
L'endroit est très joli , la composition est excellente . J'aime beaucoup le ciel , et les palmes en haut .
kato (11630) 2013-12-30 3:36
You're capturing well this place by a good composition and excellent tone/clarity, so it's interesting and impressive to see the lighthouse with tall cylindrical tower and the site surrounded by the greenery. The whole is harmonized well by a good arrangement and the beautiful color combination.
Have a good New Year for you and your family!
Nicou (144160) 2013-12-30 5:43
quelle belle iam ge et compo sueprbe vue ce phare blanc qui ressort du sommet de l'arbre qui a une très très belle forme quelle iamge quel cile et cadrage.
Bravo et amitié
abmdsudi (55082) 2013-12-30 6:19
That's the saviour of many a seafarer that never fail to attract us the world over! I guess that this lighthouse has been automated by now, most of them have been converted? It's a cracking good image & interesting narrative with a good focal point, sharp in detail and colours - a picture has everything one can hope for and more. Wonderful infor shot, Well done. All the very best for the New Year
ikeharel (72817) 2013-12-30 7:48
I like the fact you added the palm-trees branchs atop and side's of the thumbernail, it filled the relatively empty sky space on photo.
Nice managed the contrast on subjects: the light-tower and the park/garden area and especially the big shading tree.
Happy new year my friend,
ourania (47018) 2013-12-30 14:59
an interesting and original point of view to the lighthouse. The view is clear, deep and inviting. I like very much the great space you gave to the cloudy sky and how you topped your composition with the graphical palm leaves. You managed light and contrast in a very apt and intriguing way, creating special colours and atmosphere. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, I wish health, love and a very happy year to you and your dear ones!
Miguel82 (27646) 2013-12-30 15:59
Buna seara Murat..
I like that picture of lighthouse, coconut leaves up on the frame, remarkable architecture and green garden, va multumesc domnule, felicitari, urari bune!
mirosu (16273) 2013-12-31 1:20
You're capturing well this scene by a good composition and bright tone, so it's interesting and impressive to see white lighthouse with elegant shape. The whole is harmonized well by beautiful color & light. And, the floating clouds draw out an additional good atmosphere, too.
I've My photo from Sydney with my old Sigma 10-20mm lens (not full format, the new one is full format).
jmdias (65105) 2014-01-06 23:36
good framing catching well the leave of the palm tree in the top and the shapes of the lighthouse. even the texture of the clouds are interesting here.
fotka (4489) 2014-01-10 6:46
The lighthouse is my favorite object to photograph so I also like to see lighthouse's shots by other people.
Good composition with lighthouse raising above tree with beautiful sky in the background.
Have a nice 2014!
COSTANTINO (66162) 2015-08-15 22:01
Hello dear Murat and have a nice time
and a happy sunday
nteresting capture from an excellent chosen
point of view showing this peaceful place
your notes about the rincon lighthouse
are very useful and thanks for sharing
all them with us
superb colors and lights
best regards from samos island
- Copyright: Murat Tanyel (mcmtanyel) (23927)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2009-03-13
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: KODAK P880, JPEG Normal
- Exposure: f/4, 1/1600 seconds
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- Date Submitted: 2013-12-29 20:37