Cap d’Espoir lighthouse – Cap d’Espoir, Gaspe peninsula, Quebec, Canada

Camera: Canon EOS 5D; Lens: Canon EF-24-105mm f/4.0L IS USM; f/13.0 @ 1/60 sec; ISO 100; Focal Length: 24mm

202 views as of 18 September 2013


TOP TEN Challenge Placements:

  • Placed 5th in the Lighthouses challenge in the group Shelters on 12 July 2013

Work on Cap d’Espoir Lighthouse, situated on the rounded point atop cliffs which fall sharply into the sea, began in 1873, and its light, a white flash every thirty seconds, was first exhibited on September 1, 1874. The original wooden tower was replaced in 1939 by the present forty-six-foot, octagonal, concrete tower topped by a red lantern. This lighthouse has three stories, each with a window, and is a sister to Cap-de-Bon-Desir, Cap-au-Saumon and Cap-Gaspé. The still-active lighthouse and decaying old foghorn building belong to the Canadian Coast Guard, but the keeper’s dwellings were sold to Raymond and Isabelle Anna Maria Lalonde, who have turned one of them into a vacation rental.
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  • Paul Hickson
    Paul Hicksonover 1 year ago

    great shot really nice composition!

  • Appreciate the comment and the Fave. Paul. Thanks. – Gene

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  • fauselr
    fauselrover 1 year ago


  • Thanks for looking in and commenting, Ray. – Gene

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  • Robyn Carter
    Robyn Carterover 1 year ago

    Beautiful landscape – and love the clouds :) Very interesting subject too :)

  • Thanks, Robin. – Gene

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  • Evita
    Evitaover 1 year ago

    Wonderful work!!!

    Click on the link below to view your feature and congratulate your fellow artists
    All About Lighthouses ~ FEATURE GALLERY ~ July 6th, 2013

  • Thank you so much, Evita, fro this much appreciated honour – Gene

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  • And thank you also, Evita, for the Fave. – Gene

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  • Arfan Habib
    Arfan Habibover 1 year ago

    Superbly composed and captured Healy. Fabulous image!

  • Many thanks, Arfan, for your kind comments and the Fave. – -Gene

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  • Jane Neill-Hancock
    Jane Neill-Han...over 1 year ago


  • Appreciate the Feature and the Fave very much., Thank you, Jane, for both. – Gene

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  • LoneAngel
    LoneAngelover 1 year ago

    Please take a look Here

    outstanding work .. many congrats on the feature

  • Thank you for this honour. – Gene

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  • Jane Neill-Hancock
    Jane Neill-Han...over 1 year ago


    5th place out of 22 entries
    Lighthouse Challenge

  • Thanks for letting me know, Jane. – Gene

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  • Sharon Brown
    Sharon Brownover 1 year ago

    Well Done

    October 2013

  • Many thanks, Polly, for the Feature. – Gene

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  • John44
    John44over 1 year ago

    A fine posting my friend,

  • Thanks, John, for both comment and Fave. – Gene

    – PhotosByHealy

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