23 January 2014

Bee polinizing

Bee polinizing a wild flower near the Achada do Teixeira plateau.
Picture taken handheld with Nikon D40X and Sigma DC 18-50mm f/2.8 EX Macro HSM zoom lens. Post-processing of converted NEF to TIFF file in Nikon View NX 2 and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, ver. 4.1

21 January 2014

Ilhéu Mole on a Winter night

The Ilhéu Mole is a small islet located on the NW coast of Madeira island, near the village of Porto Moniz.
A small lighthouse was erected on its top plateau, powered by solar panels.

Technical details:
Name: Ilhéu Mole lighthouse
Location: North-western coast of Madeira island
Position: 32º 52'N 017º 09''W
Height: 3mts
Focal height: 65mts above sea level
Range: W - 10nm R - 8nm
Characteristic: Fl WR 5s

Picture taken on a stormy evening, a few days ago, with Nikon D610 and Nikkor AF-D 28-105mm f/3.5-4.5. Sirui T 005 travel tripod and ball-head. Post-processing in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, ver. 4.1