St. John’s Point Lighthouse in County Down is located on the northern tip of Dundrum Bay not far from Killough. The Lighthouse has been in operation since 1844 and has very distinct yellow and black colour scheme. The lighthouse was fully automated in 1981 and now only requires a part-time attendant to look after the station.
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elize_meijer (12) 2013-10-23 12:27
Interesting photo !!
I love that it is sharp throughout , with a reflection in the middle.
HimalAnda (10323) 2013-10-23 12:39
This is a very nice picture of lighthouse, with a great reflection on the water, a perfect depth of field and sharpness!
The light is beautiful too.
tatadalou (7305) 2013-10-23 19:39
Great compo with a nice reflection. The light is well managed, and sharpness is excellent. Best regards,
dkmurphys (53461) 2013-10-23 23:37
Very beautiful scene with that attractive lighthouse as a subject. Well taken, enjoy a fine day ahead.
arnie (1805) 2013-10-24 3:28
Great capture, taken at a great angle to take in the reflection, very sharp colours and detail.
macondo (18637) 2013-10-25 3:09
Very striking shot and excellent composition. It looks cold, but the orange stripes add a hint of warmth. I like the faint pink in the sky, the strong foreground interest so sharply rendered, and the pleasing balance of the picture. Very nicely done indeed.
PS I speak as a Moderator now: The URL on the photo is not, strictly speaking, allowed by the terms of service and your photo could be removed. I advise you to stick to name and copyright! symbol only.
chawax (19946) 2013-11-02 2:26
Very nice POV on this beautiful lighthouse. I remember I've been there, but it was in the afternoon so I could not have such a light. Very well done !
- Copyright: Derek Smyth (Porthos) (964)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-02-26
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark ll, EF17-40mm f/4L USM
- Exposure: f/20.0, 22 seconds
- Details: Tripod: Yes
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-10-23 11:38