Lighthouses of Europe

Lighthouses of Europe

by Thomas Ebelt

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Overview

Photographer Thomas Ebelt was charged with capturing beautiful imagery of the most stunning lighthouses for a lavish calendar, but on his journeys along Europe's coasts he found enough outstanding structures and dramatic landscapes to fill a calendar every year for a decade or more. Lighthouses of Europe is a collection of his finest photographs, from Poland and Estonia, via Iceland, around Scotland and England, and towards Malta and Sicily.

Lighthouses hold a perennial fascination for many of us—an indicator of danger, a beacon of the sea, laced with history and romance and a magnet for coastal walkers and visitors.

Each lighthouse is accompanied by illuminating text about their history and construction. Specifications boxes provide information on position, identification features, height of the tower, height of the light, range and year of construction.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472957610
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 01/15/2019
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 1,217,335
Product dimensions: 6.59(w) x 13.45(h) x 0.68(d)

About the Author

Thomas Ebelt is a customs officer for the port of Hamburg, patrolling aboard a customs vessel. As a sideline, he works as freelance photographer focusing on maritime subjects, nature, architecture, travel and underwater photography. He has exhibited his work around Europe, has published illustrated books as well as calendars, and regularly contributes to prestigious journals and newspapers.

He has a lifelong passion for lighthouses, and has spent 13 years and covered 160,000 km photographing them, inspired by his enthusiasm for architecture and different building periods, and because lighthouses enliven the surrounding landscape.

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