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This little lighthouse, still in use, and dating back to 1889, is right on the main street, St. George Street, of the little town of Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Canada. The town, of Annapolis Royal, in an area originally inhabited by a strong Mi’kmaq community, was founded by French settlers in 1605.

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I’ve been an amateur photographer for as long as I can remember, which at my age is about a couple of weeks! I’ve owned film cameras from Zeiss, Scheider, Leica, Nikon and Olympus, as well as digital cameras from Pentax and Canon, and still have several, if I can ever find them. I currently use a Sony NEX-5N with an 18-55mm zoom lens, and after a year of ownership am still learning all the functions.

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  • David Davies
    David Daviesover 2 years ago

  • Catherine Hamilton-Veal  ©
    Catherine Hami...over 2 years ago

    Thats an amazing capture dear David.x

  • Thank you, Catherine. Cute little thing, isn’t it!

    – David Davies

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkeover 2 years ago

  • Thanks, Audrey.

    – David Davies

  • Country  Pursuits
    Country Pursuitsover 2 years ago

    What a lovely little lighthouse David. So quaint.

  • Thanks, Richard. Cute, isn’t it.

    – David Davies

  • Tom Gomez
    Tom Gomezover 2 years ago

    Great little lighthouse, nice one …

  • Thank you, Tom.

    – David Davies

  • Roy  Massicks
    Roy Massicksover 2 years ago

    Most unusual and attractive lighthouse David – they can be so different but all achieve the same result !

  • I was amazed to find out how old it is – 1889. They were still using this design fifty years later!

    – David Davies

  • georgieboy98
    georgieboy98over 2 years ago

    It’s still in great condition by the looks of it and has stood up well to the battering it must have taken over the years. Nice photo mate

  • Thanks, Peter. It’s almost unnerving to see it right on the main street.

    – David Davies

  • RedHillDigital
    RedHillDigitalover 2 years ago

    Certainly well preserved, nicely captured David.

  • Thank you, Howard.

    – David Davies

  • Maria1606
    Maria1606over 2 years ago

    Beautiful construction.. Looks like a great place to take a walk…

  • Thank you, Maria. It certainly is.

    – David Davies

  • John44
    John44over 2 years ago

    A great an authentice photo, the soft colours makes this an attractive picture.

  • Thank you, John, glad you like it.

    – David Davies

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