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The Light

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 15 September 2008 in Miscellaneous.

These electric bulbs were installed in 1931. Before that, the light source was a kerosene flame.

Daniel from Kenmare, United States

I am blinded by the light!

15 Sep 2008 5:13am

Arps from Hyderabad, India

Hey Steve thanks for sharing these 1931 electric bulbs...

15 Sep 2008 6:58am

saeed from ahwaz, Iran

nice and well captured

15 Sep 2008 7:00am

Kylie Greenan from Richmond, Australia

Awesome perspective, so clear, it's fascinating to see and works so well in b&w :o)

15 Sep 2008 11:22am

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

Strong image and black and white tones. Very cool!

15 Sep 2008 12:50pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Great b&w . Good tonal range Steve.

15 Sep 2008 3:18pm

Michael Skorulski from Cigel, Slovakia

A fine image, Steve. they must have been state of the art in their day.

15 Sep 2008 3:20pm

Observing from West Cheshire, United Kingdom

The heat generated must have been terrific, great nostalgic engineering.

15 Sep 2008 4:19pm

DonLon from Providence, RI, United States

Great B&W image. really works for the lights.

15 Sep 2008 4:54pm

Zygene from morlaix, France

Une bonne idée d’avoir photographié cette ampoule de phare.

15 Sep 2008 5:01pm