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Dimensions4928 x 3280
Original file size10.6 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken8-May-15 21:34
Date modified10-May-15 09:06
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Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D4
Focal length17 mm
Focal length (35mm)17 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure15s at f/2.8
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 400
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
#13 Tongue Point Westside

#13 Tongue Point Westside

This is a cute little lighthouse and is not very well know. It sits on the property of a big power plant in Bridgeport and is off limits to the public. One can see it from the Bridgeport to Port Jefferson ferry whose dock is next door to the plant, or from the nearby grounds of the University of Bridgeport. I requested permission from the plant corporate owner and they allowed me access to the point, they even turned off the nearby string of streetlights in an effort to cut down on the ambient light pollution. However, floodlights from across the river were killing the scene but I was surprised at how many stars were visible. I lit the lighthouse with an LED light on a stand set about 50 feet from the lighthouse and then light painted the rocks in the foreground.

May 8, 2015 9:34pm 62° no wind
Nikon D4, 17-35mm lens at 17, ISO 400 f2.8 15secs


16x24 framed, matted and signed limited print $400 16x24 matted and signed limited print $250 11x14 framed, matted and signed limited print $250 11x14 matted and signed limited print $125
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