19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Cabrillo Lighthouse Fresnel Lens

The Lighthouse at the Cabrillo National Monument is a popular place to visit by travelers to San Diego, CA. I houses a Fresnel Lens that refracts and reflects light which can be seen up to 24 miles away. From certain angles it creates prismatic colors.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2019
Date Uploaded: 09.2021
Photo Location: San Diego, California, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 6D
Copyright: © Dana Levine