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Port Bolivar Lighthouse 1872 (faux HDR)

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Port Bolivar is a community at the western tip of Bolivar Peninsula, a short free ferry ride across the city of Galveston.

It is a home to the historic Bolivar Lighthouse, which once guided ships entering Galveston Bay. The lighthouse was built in 1872. It served for 61 years, before being retired in 1933.

I arrived there in pouring rain... My photo is an attempt for HDR effect!

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Comments (69)

RinoBarone on February 29, 2012

Excellent photo Tom.LIKE Greetings,Rino

Prof. Clóvis Eduardo… on March 4, 2012

F+L. Bela foto. Abraços do Brasil.

MF(Meditation Falcon… on March 6, 2012

Nice photo with special outline framing, Like! Thanks for visiting my gallery and nice comments. Best regards from Taiwan.

spyros72 on March 7, 2012

Just perfect!!!!! Like.

Dr.Azzouqa on March 14, 2012

Excellent composition.


Best wishes from Jordan.


Jarbas Rezende on March 15, 2012

nice place, beautiful shot!


greetings from Brazil

RonnieB2 on March 30, 2012

TomRos. That is a great photo of the Boliver lighthouse. I grew up in Lake Charles La, and went to Galveston often. I would love to have a hi res photo to frame with permission. Would you allow or sell the photo at a reasonable price?

BritPlom on November 27, 2012

Nice composition!


Greetings, François

Jesus MB on December 20, 2012

its a beautiful pic


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Photo details

  • Uploaded on February 10, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by tor tom
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-ZS5
    • Taken on 2011/12/04 07:26:54
    • Exposure: 0.025s (1/40)
    • Focal Length: 10.30mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO125
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash