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Beacon by Nate-Zeman Beacon by Nate-Zeman
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At well over 100 years old, the Heceta Head Lighthouse still stands proudly on the rugged rock cliffs of the Oregon Coast. I took somewhere around 500 photos trying to get this exact scene. I was hoping to get the waves crashing in the foreground and on the point, while at the same time getting the light in the image as it came around during its rotation. To my surprise I actually captured all three in one frame. I can't complain about how long it took me to get the exact shot I wanted though. It was a warm breezy gorgeous night. The entire time I was shooting sea lions surfed and barked in the waves far below.

Heceta Head Lighthouse - Central Oregon Coast

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wickedlovelyfaery Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
I'm staying there next August with my family! I'm so excited!
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Nate-Zeman Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2011  Professional Photographer
Thank you! [link]
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jerrymia Featured By Owner May 15, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Beautiful work!
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Nate-Zeman Featured By Owner May 17, 2011  Professional Photographer
thank you! [link]
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Monoshimi Featured By Owner May 15, 2011
I would say this photo is perfect but I've already said another one is!

You have unbeatable patience, waiting for the exactly right time. Yet another wonderful, flawless shot!
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Belinda14 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
i love this picture!!! :DDDD it so awesome!! you are very talented *_*
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Nate-Zeman Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2011  Professional Photographer
thanks!
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DarkLadyxx Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2010
I was travelling the same way as you but your photos are absolutely perfect and amazing!
I am impressed and I became your fan :aww:
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anjourekloos Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2010   General Artist
the light is so delicate, with the ancient rocks befriending the waves. we can only sit and watch in awe!!! fantastic pic!!!:wow::dalove:
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prettymepink Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2010  Professional Interface Designer
you amaze me! Very talented.
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