Point Sur Panorama

Marty CohenBeach + Ocean, Big Sur, Point Sur8 Comments

[To see this panorama in its fullest, extend¬†the web page as wide as your monitor, then click on the image to enlarge it.] This panorama is from ten individual images that are stitched together into one. I was standing near the Visitor’s Center and took ten shots, starting on the right, where you can see the side of the Visitor’s … Read More

Dizzy at the Top

Marty CohenArchitecture, Big Sur, Point Sur12 Comments

If you saw my previous post of the lighthouse staircase, looking up from the bottom, here’s a view from the top looking down. There’s a bit of artistic license in this image but it was actually accidental and not planned. I was shooting at a shutter speed that was too slow and must have been a bit off balance giving … Read More

Point Sur Lighthouse – The Light

Marty CohenBeach + Ocean, Big Sur, Point Sur8 Comments

Today and tomorrow, we celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Point Sur Lighthouse. The light on the lighthouse was first lit on August 1, 1889. It sits on top of Moro Rock and the Lightstation includes 11 historic buildings including, in part, the light keeper’s house, a barn, carpentry and blacksmith shops, and a visitor’s center which used to be … Read More

Stairway to the Light

Marty CohenArchitecture, B+W, Big Sur, Point Sur5 Comments

After entering the main door to the Point Sur lighthouse, there is a spiral staircase that leads up to the top where the light and lenses are housed. The old brick walls are beautiful. I just love this image in black and white.   This photo was taken with a Canon EOS 6D, EF24-105mm f/4L IS lens, 1/30 sec at … Read More