Point Atkinson Lighthouse, West Vancouver, B.C.

AUGUST 2002 – Point Atkinson Lighthouse in the Lighthouse Park in West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. © Mark Zanzig/zanzig.com

The story behind the image

Our three week trip to British Columbia and Alberta was coming to an end. We approached Vancouver again from the North West and stopped by in West Vancouver to visit the Point Atkinson Lighthouse Park. The weather was beautiful and I captured this awesome photo (in my view) of the lighthouse.

I deliberately put the lighthouse into the center of the image as it is clearly the attraction. I really like the way the tower and the horizon separate the image into four sectors. The saturated colors (thanks to Fuji slide film and a polarized filter) add to the impression.

Gosh, it seems like yesterday. Did I take the photo really 20 years ago?

The high resolution image

Capture Date27-AUG-2002
LocationWest Vancouver, B.C., Canada
CameraCanon AE-1 Program
Image SourceFuji Slide Film
Digital Image SourceMinolta Dimage Scan Elite II
Digital Image Source FormatTIFF, 48 bits/pixel, AdobeRGB
Edited Image FormatJPEG, 24 bits/pixel, sRGB
Edited Image Dimensions3414 x 2368 Pixels
Copyright© by Mark Zanzig/zanzig.com

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