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Dimensions3332 x 2221
Original file size5.65 MB
Image typeJPEG
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Date taken30-Aug-07 14:36
Date modified7-Feb-08 19:44
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Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS-1D Mark II
Focal length50 mm
Exposure1/2500 at f/2.8
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Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 100
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The Cape Lighthouse

The Cape Lighthouse

A lighthouse is a tower, building, or framework designed to emit light from a system of lamps and lenses or, in older times, from a fire and used as an aid to navigation and to pilots at sea or on inland waterways. Lighthouses are used to mark dangerous coastlines, hazardous shoals and reefs, and safe entries to harbors and can also assist in aerial navigation. Once widely used, the number of operational lighthouses has declined due to the expense of maintenance and replacement by modern electronic navigational aids.


This particular Lighthouse is located at Highlands on Cape Cod.