Tynemouth Lighthouse

 

Built around 1903 at the end of the pier on the north side of the mouth of the Tyne River. The pier was begging to be walked, but was sadly locked tight behind it’s gate on the day we were there.

I walk around in a world that makes me want to stop time with my camera. Knowing we’ll be living here for only a short time pushes that need to capture to the extreme, and the rapidly changing season is screaming at me to grab it, to remember, to capture the light and the feeling of being here because it will be gone.

Such is our life of travel.

Such is life.


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A Scotsman and his American photographer wife traveling the world and writing about it. Tales, reviews, photos, interviews and crazy goings on. Because you never know what's going to happen.

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6 Responses to Tynemouth Lighthouse

  1. Heidi December 12, 2012 at 11:22 am #

    Such is life; so, so true. I love this shot, Peg. Thank you for linking up this week!

    • akil3655
      Twitter: kiltandacamera
      December 12, 2012 at 11:52 am #

      Thank you, Heidi!

  2. Laura Hegfield December 12, 2012 at 8:07 pm #

    oh how beautiful!
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    • akil3655
      Twitter: kiltandacamera
      December 13, 2012 at 6:44 am #

      Thank you, Laura!

  3. Lori@LorikArt December 14, 2012 at 5:43 pm #

    Beautiful composition and light.

    • akil3655
      Twitter: kiltandacamera
      December 14, 2012 at 6:37 pm #

      Thank you, Lori! I’m really loving the light this far north. Amazing.