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Cape Lookout (overnight)

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Postby Gangreen » Thu Oct 25, 2007 5:31 pm


Michelle and I had the chance to spend the night at Cape Lookout Saturday night and had the privilege of taking some awesome rare shots of this spectacular lighthouse.

Here are a couple pics from the sunset and a few at night:

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Not the best shots, but I thought I would share them with you. I will post the sunrise ones shortly.
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Postby Hersh » Thu Oct 25, 2007 5:43 pm


I'd slap my mama in the face for the chance to spend a night and morning shooting Cape Lookout!!! (she'd slap me back, but that's neither here nor there...) Anyway, it's a great opportunity that you had to be out there, and you did a very nice job of documenting it. Thanks for sharing these, I can't wait to see the morning shots.
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Postby Biggy » Thu Oct 25, 2007 5:52 pm


Now, I know I have to go back and stay a night! WOW! Mike ... Maybe you and I should work on that some time during the coming years.

Now if it were just a full moon ... 8O

Anyway ... Thanks for sharing these. I think you did a pretty darned good job with those night shots, especially with the residual light you received from the moon. I like the way the clouds light up in the background behind the lighthouse. Of course, being able to see the diamond pattern of the lighthouse at that time of night also is quite cool.

Very nice!
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Postby Gangreen » Thu Oct 25, 2007 6:23 pm


OK Hersh, since you asked for them:

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And, sadly leaving the island at 9am:

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Postby Biggy » Thu Oct 25, 2007 6:26 pm


:yay: :yay: :yay:

Very cool!
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Postby Gangreen » Thu Oct 25, 2007 6:57 pm


Thank you very much. I am always pleased to see that another photographer likes my shots. I am equally pleased when lighthouse photographers see anything new or interesting in anything I have to offer.
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Postby Ross » Thu Oct 25, 2007 7:03 pm


Make that three, those are fantastic! I haven't been out to Cape Lookout since 2004, I wish I could get back there soon, maybe next year!

Looks like you had great lighting the whole time, the stars shot is great!

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Postby Grover1 » Thu Oct 25, 2007 7:17 pm


Time of day didnt seem to matter ... they entire array is spectacular ... thanks for sharing all of them, but especially those under the stars!
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Postby Gangreen » Thu Oct 25, 2007 7:54 pm


Thank you thank you thank you....

We had the most awesome sunrise and sunsets all week. And there were lots of fluffy enigmatic clouds to energize our shots. It wasn't until Wednesday that the weather went bad, but even then we took advantage of it and did some night time lightning shots over the water. I will post some of my other Light house shots later....

Glad you guys are enjoying these. Wish I was still there now.... :(
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Postby bert911 » Fri Oct 26, 2007 5:51 am


Beautiful shots! Thanks for sharing!

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Postby Lighthouse Joe » Fri Oct 26, 2007 1:08 pm


...not the best shots...

Are you nuts? Those are great.
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Postby Hersh » Fri Oct 26, 2007 1:40 pm


Thanks for the sunrise shots, they, too, are a fine array of images.
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Postby PaulCoover » Sat Oct 27, 2007 4:38 pm


Great shots! Wish that I would have made it out to Cape Lookout, but perhaps next time...
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Postby Leah Loar-Mays » Tue Oct 30, 2007 7:24 pm


I'd slap my mama in the face for the chance to spend a night and morning shooting Cape Lookout!!!


Yeah, what Mike said!!!! :lol: (But please don't tell my mother......)

Awesome photos of a spectacular lighthouse. Some of my fondest OBLHS memories were of a picture-perfect day spent there a few years ago. Cape Lookout holds a very special place in my heart after a couple of wonderful visits to the island.

Thanks for sharing your photos! :D
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Postby ericlighthouse » Fri Nov 02, 2007 9:06 am


All the pictures are great. My favorites are the 2nd and last shots of the 1st group, and the 2nd shot of the 2nd group.
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