Photography at Pulpit Rock Lighthouse in England

Today’s image of Pulpit Rock Lighthouse is another feature from Bristol photographer Jamie Rhodes.  Jamie’s photography was featured in an earlier article on Old Harry Rocks, a stunning coastline, captured by Jamie’s DJI Mavic Pro drone and Sony a7S II.

Today’s location is the Pulpit Rock Lighthouse.  The image below was taken by Jamie during the same trip as the images of Old Harry Rocks.

Pulpit Rock Lighthouse

This area at the southern tip of the Isle of Portland in Dorset, England is perhaps more well known for Pulpit Rock, the coastal feature at Portland Bill.  While the artificial stack of rock that was left in the 1870s after a natural arch was cut away by quarrymen at Bill Quarry is cool, I think the Lighthouse is much more photogenic.

The Pulpit Rock Lighthouse, officially called the Portland Bill Lighthouse, was built in 1906.  It is 115 feet or 35 meters tall.  The lighthouse is just in front of a parking lot and a short walk from Pulpit Rock.

I love the traditional look of this lighthouse with red and white paint.  If you are lucky like Jamie and get great storm clouds with color, the paint colors stand out, creating a great composition.

Jamie Rhodes

Jamie is a photographer located in Bristol, England.  He says he has always been interested in photography, but has only become serious over the past eighteen months.  You can find more of his great work on Instagram.

He shoots his images with his DJI Mavic Pro drone and Sony a7S II camera with a 14mm wide lens or a 85mm lens.  The above image was made during a day trip with some fellow Bristol photographers that included Old Harry Rocks (you really need to check out the amazing images from Jamie in that article), Durdle Door, Lulworth Cove and ending up at Pulpit Rock Lighthouse.

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