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Just want to say that Souter lighthouse lighthouse is the first lighthouse in the world to be actually designed and built specifically to use alternating electric current, the most advanced lighthouse technology of its day. Thanks for looking.

Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:26 Aug 2014 - 12:39 PM
Focal Length:93mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.2
Shutter Speed:1/2500sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Souter lighthouse
Username:xwang xwang
Uploaded:28 Aug 2014 - 9:24 AM
Tags:Architecture, Lighthouse, Transport, Tyne and wear
Voters:barbarahirst · Alan_Baseley · RobMacormac · gwynn56 · Hermanus · Joline · cats_123 · LynneJoyce · rgg · marcb103 · nonur · Philip_H · 213hardy · Brilane · Armakk · cbrundage · Rende ·
Unique Views:39
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Where abouts can you find it....perhaps add the map

Hermanus  3 South Africa
28 Aug 2014 - 10:31 AM

This is a lovely lighthouse and great image !


This is a lovely lighthouse and beautifully captured. If it were mine I would compose it differently vut it isn't mine!

xwang  632 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2014 - 4:29 PM

Barbara, it's near Sunderland. Not far away from you...Here is the map
Lynne, I can send you portrait format as well.. I cropped off the grass on this one.
I took several photos there, it's a wonderful place.. most of the lighthouses have a bit distance from the shore, this one you could stand next to it... you have to wait until you are fit to visit there. The steps are very steep, you need to get down backward...Grin
Thank you Hermanus.


If it has been decommissioned, it certainly looks freshly painted and kept up. Is it a tourist attraction only, now? Wonderful vivid colors.

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