Roosevelt Island Lighthouse

in photography •  2 months ago  (edited)

Roosevelt Island Lighthouse

On one of my morning walks I decided to go to Roosevelt Island and head to see the lighthouse I had seen looking across at the island on walks in Manhattan

1 lighthouse  Roosevelt Island2.jpg

Sony A7iii 24mm F8 1/250 Sec ISO 100
Click here to view larger



The Lighthouse is called Blackwell Island Lighthouse, also known as Welfare Island Lighthouse and Roosevelt Island Lighthouse, is a stone lighthouse built by New York City in 1872, The lighthouse is approximately 50 feet (15 m) tall

Vertigo Warning - this is another post where people who suffer from vertigo may want to skip as it is looking up shots

The nest shot is fine but the third photo is looking up the Lighthouse.

Here is a closer in shot showing it's Octagonal shape

1 lighthouse  Roosevelt Island3.jpg

Sony A7iii 42mm F8 1/200 Sec ISO 100
Click here to view larger


And here is a shot looking up the side of the lighthouse

1 lighthouse  Roosevelt Island4.jpg

Sony A7iii 24mm F8 1/160 Sec ISO 100
Click here to view larger


I mentioned at the start I had seen this lighthouse from manhattan across the East River, here is a shot from that view point.

1 lighthouse  Roosevelt Island.jpg

Sony A7iii 240mm F8 1/125 Sec ISO 100
Click here to view larger



And a last shot of the Lighthouse as I looke dback as I walked away to continue my walk aroudn Roosevelt Island

1 lighthouse  Roosevelt Island5.jpg

Sony A7iii 24mm F8 1/250 Sec ISO 100
Click here to view larger


And that’s all folks


unless stated otherwise all photos used in my posts are taken and owned by myself, if you wish to use any of my images please contact me.



TEAMUSA-jj2.jpg

steemusa is a Community for and supporting those from of in the United States, and now is in the process of rebuilding stronger than ever join us on Discord



tatooddj.png

thealliance_tattoodjay.pn?update=true


!steemitworldmap 40.759338 lat -73.953166 long Roosevelt Island NYC d3scr

Authors get paid when people like you upvote their post.
If you enjoyed what you read here, create your account today and start earning FREE STEEM!
Sort Order:  

pixresteemer_incognito_angel_mini.png
Congratz, your post has been resteemed and, who knows, will maybe appear in the next edition of the #dailyspotlights (Click on my face if you want to know more about me...)
Check the rules of the Daily Spotlights if you want to nominate someone!
Pixresteemer is also listed as promoter on The Steemians Directory

Thanks for the resteem appreciated

Beautiful lighthouse. Is there an operating observation deck upstairs? I would love to get in there :))

I did look when I was there and looked online there doesnt seem to be a way to go up the ligthhouse :(

Sorry ... it could be a great viewing platform. Interesting views for photography

Ohh yeah I would love to go up there the views would be cool

We have built a "corn" here. Showed her once. Here I dream to shoot from there. Both the city and the Gulf of Finland with islands and forts. Everything is at a glance

That sounds so interesting

Thanks for using eSteem!
Your post has been voted as a part of eSteem encouragement program. Keep up the good work! Install Android, iOS Mobile app or Windows, Mac, Linux Surfer app, if you haven't already!
Learn more: https://esteem.app
Join our discord: https://discord.gg/8eHupPq

Congratulations, Your Post Has Been Added To The Steemit Worldmap!
Author link: http://steemitworldmap.com?author=tattoodjay
Post link: http://steemitworldmap.com?post=roosevelt-island-lighthouse


Want to have your post on the map too?

  • Go to Steemitworldmap
  • Click the code slider at the bottom
  • Click on the map where your post should be (zoom in if needed)
  • Copy and paste the generated code in your post
  • Congrats, your post is now on the map!

Being built in stone makes this so impressive, an Octagon shape is appealing, something very different from normal rounded base. Built in a time when stone masonry work was high in demand, demanding good detail the designers name would be in ruin if not giving the best of work at that time.

Nice place to do a photo shoot, enjoyed views you presented, is this a lighthouse allowing you to climb to the top viewing platform?

I fellt the same about this lighthouse it has such a cool style to it, It didn't appear to me that there is any way to climb the platform

Many lighthouses don't allow you up, or you have to book specific times. This one looks so interesting, imagine the view across the stretch of water from up there.

Although on creaking knees, steep climb would most probably need to take a few hours for me, also do not enjoy ascending high places.

Yes thats true I don't think this one allows people to climb it after doing some research online, my knees also struggle sometimes going up and down stairs

Nice shots of this remote historic beauty ....

I do love lighthouses and this one has a cool style to it I hope your weekend has started well

Congratulations @tattoodjay! You have completed the following achievement on the Steem blockchain and have been rewarded with new badge(s) :

You got more than 95000 replies. Your next target is to reach 95500 replies.

You can view your badges on your Steem Board and compare to others on the Steem Ranking
If you no longer want to receive notifications, reply to this comment with the word STOP

You can upvote this notification to help all Steem users. Learn how here!

Excellent content! I really liked the pictures, no doubt a very good job. I will leave here a little love from the MSP/PALNET team.

Thanks Kindly that is truly appreciated ;)

Hi, @tattoodjay!

You just got a 4.72% upvote from SteemPlus!
To get higher upvotes, earn more SteemPlus Points (SPP). On your Steemit wallet, check your SPP balance and click on "How to earn SPP?" to find out all the ways to earn.
If you're not using SteemPlus yet, please check our last posts in here to see the many ways in which SteemPlus can improve your Steem experience on Steemit and Busy.

Hi @tattoodjay!

Your post was upvoted by @steem-ua, new Steem dApp, using UserAuthority for algorithmic post curation!
Your UA account score is currently 5.148 which ranks you at #958 across all Steem accounts.
Your rank has improved 11 places in the last three days (old rank 969).

In our last Algorithmic Curation Round, consisting of 130 contributions, your post is ranked at #26.

Evaluation of your UA score:
  • You've built up a nice network.
  • The readers appreciate your great work!
  • Try to work on user engagement: the more people that interact with you via the comments, the higher your UA score!

Feel free to join our @steem-ua Discord server

Howdy JJ! I love lighthouses and that one is a beauty. Is it still in operation? Hey, I finally made it to the League results so I just sent you an sbi share, congratulations on another solid win with good numbers!

Firstly thanks for the SBI Share :) and yes as far as I now its still a working lighthouse,

I think it's really cool when the lighthouses are that old and still working. I think so many of them have stopped operating because of all the modern guidance technology.

I wonder if its working for its original effect or just for looks these days as your right so many of them now rely upon modern technologies for sure which this one probably does not have

Yeah you're probably right, it's probably lit up just for the dramatic look!

A lighthouse not lit up at night just isn’t right lol

That looks like a pretty fancy one, really! The background is quite a contrast to it, with all those more contemporary structures. Nice shots!

thanks, it sure does have such cool style doe sit not thanks for your visit