This site is intended to create collection of photos of lighthouses around the world.
You should follow the Terms and Conditions if you want to use the site:
What is allowed to upload to this site:
- Active or deactivated lighthouses and navigational lights, their remnants or historic photos (to the countries albums or if you don't know where this object located to special album Non-Identified Lighthouses)
- Lamps, lanterns and photos of lighthouses interior (to the countries albums)
- Significant maritime coastal infrustructure objects: Port Control and Vessel Traffic Service towers, Radar control towers (to the countries albums)
- Fog horns, sirens, bells and other coastal sound signals systems (to the countries albums)
- Significant daymarks / beacons build specially for aid-to-navigation purposes but not lit (to the countries albums)
- Lightships (to the countries albums)
- Museum exhibit related to lighthouses (to the special album Museum exhibit)
- Banknotes and coins with images of lighthouses (to special album Banknotes)
- Paintings, sculptures and any other art objects with lighthouses (to special album Lighthouses in Art)
- Stamps with lighthouses images (to special album Stamps with Lighthouses)
- Any other interesting stuff related to lighthouses (to special album Stuff with Lighthouses)
- Non significant daymarks, buoys and other minor aids-to-navigation (to special album Aids-to-Navigation except lighthouses - generally this album almost not moderating)
Requirements for uploaded photos:
- Minimal resolution 640 x 480 pixels, maximum 4096 x 4096 pixels.
- Maximum file size 6 Mb
- Photo should have good quality and lighthouse should be main subject of it.
- Not allowed to upload more than 6 photos of same lighthouse made in same time.
- Photo should be aligned to horizon.
- Description fields should be filled as much as possible. Primary language is English. Local names are allowed, but if local name significantly different from English one please provide both.
- If photo doesn't contain date in EXIF (extended information added by modern digital cameras) or doesn't have visible timestamp - please provide information when this photo was made in the description.
- Photo copyright must be respected. You can upload only your own photos, photos of public domain or photos for which you have permission of the author.
Photos doesn't corresponded to this rules could be deleted by Administrators. Exceptions of these rules are possible for valuable photos and leaving at the Administrator's judgement.
For other questions please see FAQ
or ask administrator
If you want to use any photos of another user, uploaded to this site, for any purposes, you should obtain permission of author unless otherwise stated in the photo description. You can ask this permission using personal messages of the forum.
Please note: information on this site is unofficial and could not be used in navigation.