Lights Out

Uploaded: May 26, 2010


The Lighthouse in St. Joseph, MI in the thick spring fog.

Where's the light?
Your guess is as good as mine.
It only shines at night.
The fog horn works, though!

Tones and colors adjusted in Lightroom.
Building maintenance done in Photoshop.

This community icon and Great Lakes treasure badly needs a facelift!
Some paint and concrete patching would do it wonders.
I took out all the rusty spots, but left the discoloration under the panels
intentionally to show the weathered workhouse that it is.

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 57.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D


Michelle Alton May 26, 2010

Food for thought, to be sure! You've done a great job, Michelle. #1272429

Jack Gaskin May 26, 2010

Wonderful capture in THE FOG

Has me thinking of that Old Horror Movie THE FOG

Happy Shooting
Jack #8643526

Michael G. Marshall May 26, 2010

Terrific image, Michelle! Michael #8643536

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe May 26, 2010

Wonderful comp and capture and info Michelle! If the light only shines at night doesn't that defeat the true purpose of a light? Excellent work!! Jeff #8643600

Heidi Knight May 27, 2010

Great comp and wonderful moody image! #8646906

Michelle D. Allen May 29, 2010

Thank you for visiting! It was a special moment. #8651137

Robert R. Goodman level-addict June 08, 2010

Absolutely beautiful,Michelle.I sure do miss this lighthouse and Silver Beach.That is stunning and thank you for the memories!!!! #8680296

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