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Norah Head Light is an active lighthouse located at Norah Head, a headland on the Central Coast, New South Wales, Australia, close to Toukley.

It is the last lighthouse of the James Barnet style to be built, and the last staffed lighthouse constructed in New South Wales.

Officially displayed for the first time in 1903, the original vapourized kerosene burner was upgraded in 1923, electrified in 1961 and automated and de-manned in 1994, after more than 90 years of being staffed.

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I live in Australia and enjoy bushwalking in the great outdoors, especially the world heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park.

My photographic interests are pretty much related to Australian landscapes, rustic Australia, historic Australia, Australian wildlife, flora, fauna, birds, etc. Guess I love the country I was born and live in.

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  • Michael John
    Michael Johnover 2 years ago

  • gail woodbury
    gail woodburyover 2 years ago

    What a great shot … got to love a light house ! – well done Michael x

  • Many thanks for the fave.

    – Michael John

  • Donna Keevers Driver
    Donna Keevers ...over 2 years ago

    Hoy! That’s mine! ;)

    Did you capture this recently???

    Great shot!

  • lol – yes I was up your neck of the woods! Many thanks for the fave.

    – Michael John

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...over 2 years ago

    Gorgeous capture

  • Thank you

    – Michael John

  • Michael Matthews
    Michael Matthewsover 2 years ago

    Nice one Mike. I like the rich ocean blue contrasted with the white lighthouse.

  • Thank you

    – Michael John

  • Alison Murphy
    Alison Murphyover 2 years ago

    Great capture Michael, contrast of dark blue and white is stunning.

  • Thank you

    – Michael John

  • Sharon House
    Sharon Houseover 2 years ago

    What a great shot Michael and wonderful info. to accompany. My 8 yo granddaughter has an absolute fascination for lighthouses ~ she will just love the structure and history of this!!!

  • Many thanks for the fave and comment Sharon.

    – Michael John

  • Warren  Patten
    Warren Pattenover 2 years ago

    Beautiful work Michael..I can see the top of the lighthouse from where Im sitting now..

  • Many thanks for the fave.

    – Michael John

  • Sheryl Gerhard
    Sheryl Gerhardover 2 years ago

    Gorgeous capture , Michael! Love the composition. :)

  • Many thanks for the fave.

    – Michael John

  • StephenRB
    StephenRBover 2 years ago

    great composition and the ship balances the image

  • Many thanks for the fave.

    – Michael John

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