This Lighthouse is situated on the Pink Granite Coast (Cote de Granit Rose) on the northern coastline of Brittany, France. (West of Perros-Guirec) The area is famous for it’s granite rocks ranging from pink to red in colour and this type of rock can only be found in two other places in the world – Corsica and China.

The Lighthouse was originally built in 1860 but was destroyed in the Second World War. It was re-built in 1947 with local stone.

Image captured on 10th July 2007 in RAW with a Fuji Finepix S9500, ISO 100, 1/640sec, f8, F/L 11.7mm. Converted to 3 TIFF images +2,0,-2 Ev’s in CS3 and tonemapped in Photomatix 3.2 to create a single HDR image.

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Comments

  • Ryan Davison Crisp
    Ryan Davison C...over 5 years ago

    excellent capture, well done

  • Thank you so much Ryan

    – Bob Culshaw

  • brimellor1
    brimellor1over 5 years ago

    Fabulous shot!!

  • Thank you so much Brian, I appreciate that.

    – Bob Culshaw

  • Sofia Solomennikova
    Sofia Solomenn...over 5 years ago

    Wonderful work!

  • Thank you so much Sofia.

    – Bob Culshaw

  • Shaun Whiteman
    Shaun Whitemanover 5 years ago

    Beautiful work Bob, lovely lighting and colours, nice pov too!!

  • Thank you Shaun for those lovely comments. If ever you go to north Brittany let me know I would be happy to pass on my knowledge of locations there. Regards. Bob

    – Bob Culshaw

  • Stefan Trenker
    Stefan Trenkerover 5 years ago

    beautiful view! the color of the water is great

  • Thank you Stefan, the colours on this stretch of coastline are just amazing.

    – Bob Culshaw

  • DawsonImages
    DawsonImagesover 5 years ago

    Great color and water action

  • Thank you so much for your comments and for favouriting.

    – Bob Culshaw

  • Colin  Williams Photography
    Colin William...over 5 years ago

    Superb Bob!

  • Thank you so much my friend!

    – Bob Culshaw

  • Irene  Burdell
    Irene Burdellover 5 years ago

  • Thank you so much for the feature Irene, I am very very happy at the news – a lovely nstart to the day!

    – Bob Culshaw

  • Anna Shaw
    Anna Shawover 5 years ago

    Congratulations on the feature, – it is very well deserved.
    xx

  • Thank you so much Anna xx

    – Bob Culshaw

  • ljm000
    ljm000over 5 years ago

    Brilliant

  • Thank you so much Linda

    – Bob Culshaw

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