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Offline Cathy B

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« on: February 15, 2006, 03:31:24 PM »
This is particularly for David - You have my permission to save off these photographs from our trip to the Green Cape Lighthouse, should you ever wish to illustrate something.

http://i1.tinypic.com/nvqgc9.jpg
http://i1.tinypic.com/nvqh68.jpg
http://i1.tinypic.com/nvqhb9.jpg

Note: these are from hubby dear's lovely expensive camera, rather than my rapidly dying one. Why do people treat (what was then an) $800 camera as disposable?

First pic is mine, second I think is hubby's, third is mine (you can tell because I managed to cut the top off the lighthouse. :roll:


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« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2006, 04:11:35 PM »
Ooooh fabulous Cathy! I especially love the middle one - close up. It's the sort of view I'd go for too!   :lol:


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« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2006, 06:44:15 PM »
:D  :D  :D

Many thanks, Cathy. These really are stunning photos! The centre one is particualr really catches the reflection and refraction superbly. Pat on the back for Hubby! 8)

Incidentally, I read somewhere that the power of the bulb used in most lighthouses is a mere 300 watts or so! The whole thing relies on the lenses to create such high power, and it means the bulbs have incredible longevity.

Can anyone confirm this?
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« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2006, 06:59:15 PM »
Fabulous pictures Cathy :P  8)

The middle one (top section) - screams Goodden's Spider web pattern for Chance!

I'll be off to Cornwall again in a couple of weeks visiting family.  Will try to take some pics. of lighthouse lenses if poss.
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« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2006, 07:10:51 PM »
Quote from: "Anne E.B."
Fabulous pictures Cathy :P  8)

The middle one (top section) - screams Goodden's Spider web pattern for Chance!

I'll be off to Cornwall again in a couple of weeks visiting family.  Will try to take some pics. of lighthouse lenses if poss.


Apparently the inspiration for Spiderweb came from lighthouse optics :)

Anne, Lizard Point was another of their lighthouses!
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« Reply #5 on: February 15, 2006, 08:36:02 PM »
I'll see if I can get down to Lizard Point with my camera.
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« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2006, 10:59:10 AM »
Thanks Anne!

Cathy, could I trouble you to e-mail me larger size photos if you have them?
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« Reply #7 on: March 09, 2006, 09:00:23 PM »
David - as promised, some pics. of the Lizard Lighthouse.  Unfortunately it was closed to the general public, so the photos had to be taken from the perimeter wall - some distance away, which was very disappointing.  However, I will be heading down that way again in May, so hopefully it will be open and I can get nearer to take some close ups of the lens.

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y195/glassie/Lizard010.jpg
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y195/glassie/Lizard008.jpg
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y195/glassie/Lizard001.jpg
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y195/glassie/lizard.jpg

I came back with some Chance glass and will post pics. when I've taken photos.
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« Reply #8 on: March 09, 2006, 09:41:47 PM »
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David - as promised, some pics. of the Lizard Lighthouse.


And great pics they are too! What a pity it wasn't open though - can't they work 365 days a year like me! :lol:

In fact the distance one does look quite atmospheric (but can you move round a little to the left... :D)

I also look forward to seeing the Chance Glass piccies too :wink:
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« Reply #9 on: March 09, 2006, 10:08:16 PM »
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In fact the distance one does look quite atmospheric (but can you move round a little to the left... :D)

Flamin' 'eck, there's no pleasing some folk   :roll:  :lol:  :P
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