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Maine Lighthouses




As a new resident of Maine, I will enjoy collecting photographs of her lighthouses. There are a few nearby and I will try to capture them in different seasons and times of day. Here is the start...
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Time to play with Lighthouse... (Maine, rocky, composite)
Time to play with Lighthouse... (Maine, rocky, composite)
....I think I found one.
....I think I found one.
I like this one almost as much!
I like this one almost as much!
...flowers....
...flowers....
....and scaffolding around a .....
....and scaffolding around a .....
....is especially pretty with tiger lilies blossoming nearby.
....is especially pretty with tiger lilies blossoming nearby.
At the full blossom of summer there are flowers...
At the full blossom of summer there are flowers...
Ram's Island Light (lighthouse Maine)
Ram's Island Light (lighthouse Maine)
(Lighthouse Maine)
(Lighthouse Maine)
(Maine Lighthouse)
(Maine Lighthouse)
From another perspective
From another perspective
and Burnt Island Light .... (Maine Lighthouse)
and Burnt Island Light .... (Maine Lighthouse)
....seen from Pink Lady cruise boat out of Boothbay. (Maine Lighthouse)
....seen from Pink Lady cruise boat out of Boothbay. (Maine Lighthouse)
Portland Head Light (Maine Lighthouse)
Portland Head Light (Maine Lighthouse)
A yellow visitor (rain slicker)
A yellow visitor (rain slicker)
From another perspective (Maine Lighthouse)
From another perspective (Maine Lighthouse)
Head Light Windows (Maine Lighthouse)
Head Light Windows (Maine Lighthouse)
...more windows (Maine Lighthouse)
...more windows (Maine Lighthouse)
...and another perspective on windows. (Maine Lighthouse)
...and another perspective on windows. (Maine Lighthouse)
Lobster boat near Pemaquid Light (Maine Lighthouse)
Lobster boat near Pemaquid Light (Maine Lighthouse)
A lens of another kind: Fresnell! (Lighthouse, Maine)
A lens of another kind: Fresnell! (Lighthouse, Maine)
Pemaquid Light (Maine Lighthouse Fence ocean)
Pemaquid Light (Maine Lighthouse Fence ocean)
Dinghy at Pemaquid Light (boat oars)
Dinghy at Pemaquid Light (boat oars)
Pemaquid light (Maine lighthouse)
Pemaquid light (Maine lighthouse)
Pemaquid Rock (Maine)
Pemaquid Rock (Maine)
Islesboro Lighthouse Museum (Maine Lighthouse)
Islesboro Lighthouse Museum (Maine Lighthouse)
The Cuckolds Light (Don't you just love the name?!!)
The Cuckolds Light (Don't you just love the name?!!)
Cuckolds Light on a sunny morning (Maine Lighthouse)
Cuckolds Light on a sunny morning (Maine Lighthouse)
Nubble Light (Maine Lighthouse island)
Nubble Light (Maine Lighthouse island)
Ram Island Light on a bright fall day. (ocean, sparkling, lighthouse)
Ram Island Light on a bright fall day. (ocean, sparkling, lighthouse)
Lighthouse Window--Pemaquid
Lighthouse Window--Pemaquid
Pemaquid Light
Pemaquid Light
Light in noon sun
Light in noon sun
As winter sets in and....
As winter sets in and....
....there are more dark hours than light...
....there are more dark hours than light...
.....it makes sense to photograph....
.....it makes sense to photograph....
....the edges of the day.
....the edges of the day.
Pemaquid Light Before Dawn
Pemaquid Light Before Dawn
January 21, We make a journey to Pemaquid Light where...
January 21, We make a journey to Pemaquid Light where...
....we wonder if there will be snow, but....
....we wonder if there will be snow, but....
...it's a gorgeous, bright, winter day and there's no...
...it's a gorgeous, bright, winter day and there's no...
....snow at all!
....snow at all!
I guess the wind has blown....
I guess the wind has blown....
....it all away!
....it all away!
Owl's Head Light....
Owl's Head Light....
....on a cold February afternoon....
....on a cold February afternoon....
....is worth the drive and....
....is worth the drive and....
....the walk in.
....the walk in.
Day two we take a trip to the other end of the park and I get to take a trite shot of Bass Head Light.
Day two we take a trip to the other end of the park and I get to take a trite shot of Bass Head Light.
...and more expected sights at the Pemaquid Light...
...and more expected sights at the Pemaquid Light...
....House where the sky is beautiful this day of rest .
....House where the sky is beautiful this day of rest .
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21CB1104Pemaquid.jpg
Spring in Maine, 2005
gallery: Spring in Maine, 2005
....interesting effects....that one photo...
....interesting effects....that one photo...
....by itself can't produce.
....by itself can't produce.
....and of Pemaquid light.
....and of Pemaquid light.
Yacht Dreaming!
Yacht Dreaming!
Marshall Point Lighthouse
Marshall Point Lighthouse
Marshall Point Keeper's House from Light
Marshall Point Keeper's House from Light
Lighthouse and Lace (Queen Anne's)
Lighthouse and Lace (Queen Anne's)
January 18, and it's a storm...60 mph gusts with 18-20 foot waves...
January 18, and it's a storm...60 mph gusts with 18-20 foot waves...
...at high tide on  Pemaquid Point...
...at high tide on Pemaquid Point...
...waves crash over the central column of ledge where we usually sit to watch the ocean!!
...waves crash over the central column of ledge where we usually sit to watch the ocean!!
People brace to hold onto their hats and not be blown away...
People brace to hold onto their hats and not be blown away...
...and take shelter in the lea of the light to escape the wild wind for a few moments.
...and take shelter in the lea of the light to escape the wild wind for a few moments.
On the next peninsula a lone tree stands alone against the weather!
On the next peninsula a lone tree stands alone against the weather!
participate in a 'fence' post on..
participate in a 'fence' post on..
Nubble Light... (lighthouses, Maine)
Nubble Light... (lighthouses, Maine)
(lighthouses, Maine)
(lighthouses, Maine)
The Two Muskateers
The Two Muskateers
Lighthouse Bell
Lighthouse Bell
Lovely museum and light.
Lovely museum and light.
October 13: Liz visits from Pittsburgh and we go to her favorite coastal ....
October 13: Liz visits from Pittsburgh and we go to her favorite coastal ....
....lighthouse...Pemaquid.
....lighthouse...Pemaquid.
What a place for a conversation!
What a place for a conversation!
t5%2f69%2f2469%2f4%2f68560698.SHv7rsSc.jpg Gorgeous surf slams the ledges nearby.
Gorgeous surf slams the ledges nearby.
Then we sit on the picnic benches to enjoy...
Then we sit on the picnic benches to enjoy...
t5%2f69%2f2469%2f4%2f68560706.5420av8Z.jpg Oct. 14: We go to Marshall Point...another
Oct. 14: We go to Marshall Point...another
lighthouse ....again!
lighthouse ....again!
Ron and Liz check out the shore.
Ron and Liz check out the shore.
And we all explore the light.....
And we all explore the light.....
....and the keeper's .....
....and the keeper's .....
....house, then.....
....house, then.....
....Marshall Point lighthouse.
....Marshall Point lighthouse.
West Quoddy is probably one of the...
West Quoddy is probably one of the...
...prettiest lighthouses in Maine...at least I think so!
...prettiest lighthouses in Maine...at least I think so!
Lovely red and white candystripes are bright...
Lovely red and white candystripes are bright...
...even through a window!
...even through a window!
Then it's on to East Quoddy light...smaller and less spectacular, but pretty just the same.
Then it's on to East Quoddy light...smaller and less spectacular, but pretty just the same.
....pictures....collage time!
....pictures....collage time!
We make it to West Quoddy Light again...lovely....again!
We make it to West Quoddy Light again...lovely....again!
March 24: Edward and I...
March 24: Edward and I...
....get out for a trip to the .....
....get out for a trip to the .....
....Bristol Peninsula and....
....Bristol Peninsula and....
....Pemaquid. Lovely no matter how many times you've been there!!
....Pemaquid. Lovely no matter how many times you've been there!!
I'm always looking for a different perspective and this time...
I'm always looking for a different perspective and this time...
And with the blue skies and scattered clouds,
And with the blue skies and scattered clouds,
it's a special day to photograph this...
it's a special day to photograph this...
lighthouse from many angles.
lighthouse from many angles.
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A wide angle lens really lets you 'get it all!'
A wide angle lens really lets you 'get it all!'
May 6; We head out to Portland to...
May 6; We head out to Portland to...
...check out Portland Head Lighthouse.
...check out Portland Head Lighthouse.
And it's a gorgeous day!
And it's a gorgeous day!
Time to get new perspectives and ...
Time to get new perspectives and ...
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From the museum, windows look out at the light through opaque shades.
From the museum, windows look out at the light through opaque shades.
And before we leave, it's time to try for additional....
And before we leave, it's time to try for additional....
....perspectives.
....perspectives.
This just about sums it up!
This just about sums it up!
Is this one better?
Is this one better?
June 6: The sun comes out and it's time for a trip to...
June 6: The sun comes out and it's time for a trip to...
Pemaquid Point and the lighthouse where
Pemaquid Point and the lighthouse where
...reflections are lovely and...
...reflections are lovely and...
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....ledges are as amazing as ever!
....ledges are as amazing as ever!
There are now TWO warning signs on the fence, but....
There are now TWO warning signs on the fence, but....
...the sky isn't as dramatic as last time.
...the sky isn't as dramatic as last time.
Here's a view from the spine of the ledges....
Here's a view from the spine of the ledges....
...and in front of the bell house.
...and in front of the bell house.
People are enjoying the sunshine and surf.
People are enjoying the sunshine and surf.
June 20: We go to Pemaquid, Liz and Michaele's favorite Maine place!
June 20: We go to Pemaquid, Liz and Michaele's favorite Maine place!
....the overcast starts to break up.
....the overcast starts to break up.
And it's another gorgeous Pemaquid day with interesting...
And it's another gorgeous Pemaquid day with interesting...
....boats....
....boats....
....stripped lighthouse. Neat!
....stripped lighthouse. Neat!
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Everyone enjoys sitting on the ledges watcing the waves crash and smelling the salt....
Everyone enjoys sitting on the ledges watcing the waves crash and smelling the salt....
....air on a gorgeous day.
....air on a gorgeous day.
....to Burnt Island.
....to Burnt Island.
Keeper's house is beautiful with all it's angles and rooflines.
Keeper's house is beautiful with all it's angles and rooflines.
The sun comes out and tourist boats ply the harbor beyond the light as....
The sun comes out and tourist boats ply the harbor beyond the light as....
...the keeper explains how a kerosene lamp provided the light...
...the keeper explains how a kerosene lamp provided the light...
....that powered the Fresnell lens in the lighthouse.
....that powered the Fresnell lens in the lighthouse.
More boats leave the harbor with tourists going on other journeys.
More boats leave the harbor with tourists going on other journeys.
This small light....
This small light....
As is the harbor.
As is the harbor.
Ron sits and enjoys the view.
Ron sits and enjoys the view.
Then to catch some cool breezes, we stop at Portland Head Light.
Then to catch some cool breezes, we stop at Portland Head Light.
There's a beautiful, blue sky and...
There's a beautiful, blue sky and...
...small, puffy clouds on the horizon... Michaele and Liz enjoy the view!
...small, puffy clouds on the horizon... Michaele and Liz enjoy the view!
....growing on the grounds.
....growing on the grounds.
What a sight!
What a sight!
Then we head out for Pemaquid where we climb the lighthouse to the...
Then we head out for Pemaquid where we climb the lighthouse to the...
...lightroom where we have a sweeping view and feel...
...lightroom where we have a sweeping view and feel...
....like we're on top of the world up here where...
....like we're on top of the world up here where...
...we can see 'our shadow' from above!!
...we can see 'our shadow' from above!!
It's a lovely, bright, blue day!
It's a lovely, bright, blue day!
And this place is endlessly...
And this place is endlessly...
...gorgeous...
...gorgeous...
...no matter how many times one visits.
...no matter how many times one visits.
Lucille enjoys the view and...
Lucille enjoys the view and...
...wonders if this bench is  a Barre Granite one.
...wonders if this bench is a Barre Granite one.
Ram Island from the boat.
Ram Island from the boat.
inside the keeper
inside the keeper
July 15: It's in to Portland and the Portland....
July 15: It's in to Portland and the Portland....
...the high noon sunshine.
...the high noon sunshine.
Ram Island Lighthouse...
Ram Island Lighthouse...
And the East Wind comes along for a bit of added...
And the East Wind comes along for a bit of added...
It's a gorgeous day at pemaquid Light!
It's a gorgeous day at pemaquid Light!
...especially in....
...especially in....
....black and white!
....black and white!
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t1%2f69%2f2469%2f4%2f108363457.FcNbhHXh.jpg March 2: At Pemaquid...
March 2: At Pemaquid...
...it's a pretty day with few reminents of the storm.
...it's a pretty day with few reminents of the storm.
except...
except...
...a fence that has been re-arranged.
...a fence that has been re-arranged.
with pretty shadows.
with pretty shadows.
...
...
and grass that appears brushed!
and grass that appears brushed!
Here you can see the fence better!
Here you can see the fence better!
So I find myself at...
So I find myself at...
....Pemaquid Lighthouse with it's...
....Pemaquid Lighthouse with it's...
...to take a look at a lens and...
...to take a look at a lens and...
....and gulls take refuge on the rocks.
....and gulls take refuge on the rocks.
Tom climbs the light.
Tom climbs the light.
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