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Photo: Lighthouse Sunset Castlepoint

Sunset turns the horizon into amazing hues from Castlepoint Lighthouse on the North Island of New Zealand.

Castlepoint Lighthouse in Wairarapa, New Zealand is a magnificent place to explore in the daytime as it looks out over the bay, lagoon and ocean but at sunset the sky above the water turns into a incredible display of colors. The deep blue coloring of the sky fades in the distant into a lighter shade and below that you will find yellow, orange and pink hues.You can stroll along a boarded walkway to the lighthouse and relax on the rocky cliffs and enjoy a rainbow sunset. The beauty that surrounds Castlepoint, New Zealand is stunning where many tourists take pleasure in the sandy beaches, fishing and wildlife.The beam of light from Castlepoint Lighthouse shines brightly as evening sets in and has been in operation since January, 1913. It has also become an icon for the residents of Wairarapa, New Zealand. The light extends for 26 nautical miles and has aided many sailors and fisherman to safety over the years. ... continue below the picture...

Lighthouse Sunset Castlepoint

Lighthouse Sunset Castlepoint
Photo of the sunset at Castlepoint Lighthouse
in Wairarapa, New Zealand.

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... Up until 1988 the Castlepoint Lighthouse was one of ten that still required a keeper but it then became fully automated. The last keeper at Castlepoint Lighthouse in New Zealand finished up his job in November, 1988.If a trip to New Zealand is on your agenda, be sure to stop at Castlepoint and relax as the sky turns into a beautiful array of colors before your eyes at sunset.Sunset at Castlepoint Lighthouse which overlooks the lagoon and bay, Castlepoint, Wairarapa, North Island, New Zealand.

Technical Information:
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/7.1, exposure time of 8/1 sec. on ISO 50, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 45mm.

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Lighthouse Sunset Castlepoint
Sunset turns the horizon into amazing hues from Castlepoint Lighthouse on the North Island of New Zealand.
Rolf Hicker
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