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Point Vicente Lighthouse - Palos Verdes

New England doesn't have the monopoly on picturesque lighthouses.

This is the Point Vicente Lighthouse - Palos Verdes Drive West, Rancho Palos Verdes, California, Los Angeles County, just up the coast from Long Beach harbor. It's twenty-nine miles south of Hollywood. It's Los Angeles.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Point Vicente Lighthouse - Palos Verdes

Shooting from here –

Sign at Point Vicente Lighthouse - Palos Verdes

A loud Army helicopter whips around it just after noon. What?

Point Vicente Lighthouse - Palos Verdes Drive

This is the Point Fermin Lighthouse in San Pedro.  It's pretty much decorative.

Point Fermin Lighthouse in San Pedro

This is the working lighthouse at the breakwater, the entrance to the Port of Los Angeles and to the main shipping channels - and to the piers that handle the big cruise ships that take the elderly moderately well-to-do down to Baja for a few days and back, or up to Alaska.

Angels Gate lighthouse, Los Angeles Harbor

The Norwegian Star cuts it close.

Angels Gate lighthouse, Los Angeles Harbor
Angels Gate lighthouse, Los Angeles Harbor















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These were shot with a Nikon D70 – lens AF-5 Nikor 18-70mm 1:35-4.5G ED or AF Nikor 70-300mm telephoto.

They were modified for web posting using Adobe Photoshop 7.0

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