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Cover image for a calender seen HERE

Surf batters the Sodus Point Channel light.
(I spent about an hour waiting for just the right wave.)
Lake Ontario Sodus Point, New York, USA
Nikon D200 180mm f2.8 ED-Nikkor
(a 40 year old lens..sharper than the new AF version)
Lighthouse History:
The square pyramidal pierhead tower, which has a focal plane of fifty-one feet, was erected in 1938. At that time, the source of the light was converted from kerosene to electricity. While lumber and grain had early been important commodities for Sodus Point, coal later became the primary cargo shipped from the port. In 1940, more than one million tons of coal was shipped from Sodus Point Harbor. The coal industry thrived until the late 1960s when power generation plants were converted to oil. See my lighthouse calendar here

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Comments

  • tori yule
    tori yulealmost 2 years ago

    Beautiful capture

  • Thanks Tori. Wolf

    – wolftinz

  • Stephanie Aughenbaugh
    Stephanie Augh...almost 2 years ago

    Fantastic shot.

  • sundawg7
    sundawg7almost 2 years ago

    Great timing of this shot. Love those breakers….definite fave. >Ron<

  • Evita
    Evitaalmost 2 years ago

    Wonderful work!!!

    Click on the link below to view your feature and congratulate your fellow artists
    All About Lighthouses ~ FEATURES ~ November 27th 2012

  • Mikell Herrick
    Mikell Herrickalmost 2 years ago

    Love this shot, Wolftinz. I’ve taken many photos of the Sodus Point Lighthouse but usually from the water on fairer days. I love to see the waves crash along the pier like this…so dramatic and you’ve captured the fury so well.

  • Thanks, Mikell. I glad to see “our” little lighthouse featured with both our shots.

    – wolftinz

  • Kristen O'Brian
    Kristen O'Brianover 1 year ago

  • Thank You, Kristen

    – wolftinz

  • Pamela Phelps
    Pamela Phelpsover 1 year ago

    Please click on banner to see your feature and congratulate your fellow members!

  • Thanks Pamela.

    – wolftinz

  • fauselr
    fauselrover 1 year ago

    cool shot

  • Thanks, had brave the elements for this one.

    – wolftinz

  • Jack Ryan
    Jack Ryanover 1 year ago

    Perfect timing! Outstanding image!!!

  • Thanks Jack, I spent about an Hour in the wind and driving rain to capture the perfect wave.

    – wolftinz

  • Marie Sharp
    Marie Sharpover 1 year ago

  • Thank you Marie.

    – wolftinz

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