Umhlanga Rocks Lighthouse on the kwaZulu-Natal coast, South Africa

Weekly Photo: Lighthouse – Umhlanga Rocks

Following on the lighthouse theme, here’s a shot of the lighthouse at Umhlanga rocks on the kwaZulu-Natal coast near Durban in South Africa.

Built in 1954, the lighthouse has always been automatic. It protects ships from the dangerous local rocks as well as providing a beacon for the nearby port of Durban.

The photo was taken on a Samsung Note 4 during our 2016 South African holiday. The view is from the Lighthouse Bar in the Oyster Box Hotel.

This is a second post for Bren Ryan’s Photo for the Week – 4 – Lighthouse challenge. Couldn’t resist it as this is one of my favourite beach spots.

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Umhlanga Rocks Lighthouse seen from the Lighthouse Bar at the Oyster Box Hotel.
Just a pretty sunset

Weekly Photo: Pretty Sunset

Missed most of the spectacular sunset yesterday but caught this late bit of colour in the sky.
Involved in a local function, we were inside at sunset. I was very disappointed when I saw other peoples photos the next day. At least I caught this pretty sunset!
 
 
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Hook Norton Brewery in Black and White

Weekly Photo: Hook Norton Brewery

Hook Norton Brewery. I did a tour of the brewery with an overseas based friend. A great day out and very interesting. The brewery is an interesting mix of old and new.

The Photo

Have a look at the original below, in colour. I liked the black and white and processed it to bring out the texture in the bricks.

It was shot with the Huawei Mate 10 Pro, and processed in that great little app, Snapseed.

Hook Norton Brewery

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A domed church spotted in a gap between two office blocks in London

Weekly Photo: Seen in London

In a recent trip to London, actually while making our way across the city to Hyde Park, we spotted this picture.

Here’s an interesting mix of old and new architecture all reflected in the glass walls of two building through a gap between the two.

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Architecture old and new, seen in London

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