Hurricane Berit hits Tungenes offshore lighthouse

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Comments (16)

Amelia Royan on November 29, 2011

My apologies for the poor quality of these photos. The storm force winds and the sea spray proved a bit too much for both the camera lens and me.

Nick Weall on November 29, 2011

I like this little series the first is my favourite ~ Bravo LGM :)))

♥♥TRIKER12 on November 30, 2011

Give us a wave!

Norrel on November 30, 2011

Grat shot! I grew up in the Netherlands, close to the sea. When a storm hit the land I often went up on the dyke to watch the waves.

keepclicking on November 30, 2011

Great stuff Amelia. Do you know how high the lihthouse is?

Amelia Royan on November 30, 2011

Hello Nick, I'm pleased that you thought the effort, actually pure delight, was worth it. This 'little' lighthouse is 14 m (46 ft) high so it gives one a sense of the waves. We had a wonderful day out!

Amelia Royan on November 30, 2011

"Hello there Bonnie Lad", said she waving frantically! ;))

Karl Hartwig on November 30, 2011

I would like to be there! L and best regards, Karl

Amelia Royan on November 30, 2011

Hi there Norrel, it's wonderful to experience Mother Nature at her best isn't it? Thank goodness for digital cameras - I took about 80 photos to get 3 that were halfway reasonable :))

Amelia Royan on November 30, 2011

Hello KC, I have found out for you - after you asked. It is 46ft high, and at times was totally engulfed by waves and sea spray. It was relatively quiet at this point, but got a lot worse!

Amelia Royan on November 30, 2011

Thank you dear Karl - and I know that you would have enjoyed being here. The weather is a bit quieter now, but I have been out today again. The sea takes a long time to settle down!

Warm greetings, Amelia

Randy Hall on November 30, 2011

Great shot Amelia, and thanks for indicating the height of the lighthouse (really puts things in perspective). Like

Best wishes from Canada, Randy

)) NICEFORO NIEPCE (… on December 2, 2011

He tomado tu faro para mi coleccion FV esta maravilloso. Saludos

zanot10 on December 5, 2011

Very good picture! LIKE!

Best regards Z.

Amelia Royan on December 6, 2011

Hi there Randy, thanks for the visit and comment. There were tines when the waves and spray totally covered the lighthouse - it was a wild and wonderful experience!

Warm wishes from Norway to Canada, Amelia

Willem Bentink on August 18, 2012

A beautiful picture, beautiful lighting and composition.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on November 29, 2011
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Amelia Royan
    • Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D40
    • Taken on 2011/11/27 14:36:46
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/400)
    • Focal Length: 145.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.300
    • ISO Speed: ISO800
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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