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Lighthouse Reflection

Posted by
Kathe (Marquette, Michigan, United States) on 13 April 2008 in Landscape & Rural.

Thursday Challenge: Bright
Thanks to spunwithtears for choosing this as a favorite.
Okay. So I was crazy enough to go back down and take more shots of the awesome wave action on Lake Superior. Although the National Weather Service said the winds would die down a bit, the waves were still rather impressive -- even reduced from about 14-17 feet to "only" (ONLY?!) around 11-14 feet. They looked bigger to me yesterday than they did the day before. In fact, in a couple of places where I stood with my camera on Friday, I couldn't even get to yesterday -- unless I wanted the water to grab my feet from under me. I'm not THAT crazy.
Of all of the shots I managed to get yesterday, I think this one is my favorite. I didn't even notice the sun shining on the lighthouse or the lighthouse's reflection until I tranferred the photos to my computer. Besides, you're probably sick of seeing photos of Lake Superior's might and power...as awe-inspring as that may be. ;^) Personally, I never tire of it.

Samsung Techwin KENOX S1050 / Samsung S1050 1/250 second F/5.7 ISO 80 8 mm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Lovely location and well composed.

13 Apr 2008 6:21am

@Ana Lúcia: Thank you, Ana Lúcia.

Mindy from United States

Yes! The reflection really tops off this shot, even if it is on the bottom. :) Seriously, nicely framed. Love the red.

13 Apr 2008 3:49pm

@Mindy: Thanks, Mindy. My daughter says she loves the red too.

Beth from Rochester, United States

Gotta love them Great Lakes! Beautiful image, Kathe.

15 Apr 2008 1:33am

@Beth: Thanks. And Great them Lakes are, eh?

Samsung Techwin KENOX S1050 / Samsung S1050
1/250 second
ISO 80
8 mm