The Cape Bojeador Lighthouse in Burgos, Ilocos Norte, Philippines was built in 1892. This Spanish-era “parola” (lighthouse) sits on top of a hill called Vigia de Nagparitan, overlooking the northwestern-most tip of Luzon. The lighthouse has been serving its purpose of guiding “galleons” (Spanish cargo vessels), ships and local fishermen in finding their way to shore during bad weather and guiding them against slamming their vessels on the rocks that protrude along the coastline since the time it wast built. It is the oldest lighthouse in the country and the most visited by tourists.
Shot at around 6pm with a tripod using Canon 40D and EF 24-70mm lens @ 27mm focal length, f/8 lens aperture, 1/30 sec. exposure time, ISO-200, evaluative metering mode. Post processed with LR 2.2 and CS4 to give the painting look.
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sydb (579) 2011-07-08 18:52
un peu etrange comme traitement beaucoup de punh ou un hdr manque mais tres original comme tratement et je dois dir que j'aime bien felicitation pour ce rendu
pajaran (53257) 2011-07-08 22:50
Vrlo interesantan i dobar tekst o najstarijem svetioniku u zemlji ...
Lep pogled preko stepenica na stari svetionik, lepa fotografija.
Dobar ugao snimka i kompozicija.
Sve najbolje u daljem radu.
Very interesting and good article about the oldest lighthouse in the country ...
A beautiful view across the stairs of the old lighthouse, beautiful photos.
Good angle shot and composition.
All the best in their future work.