Whitefish Point

© Jack Ryan

Whitefish Point

Uploaded: August 26, 2010


From the archives: The Whitefish Point lighthouse is located near Paradise, Michigan, where Whitefish Bay opens into Lake Superior. It was about 16 miles off shore from here that the Edmund Fitzgerald went down, and the bell from the Fitzgerald is on display at an excellent maritime museum on the lighthouse property.


Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe August 26, 2010

Excellent colors, clarity and composition, Jack. Beautiful location. #1301999

Val Feldman level-deluxe August 26, 2010

A beautiful crisp capture, Jack. I remember Gordon Lightfoot's wonderful song of the Edmund Fitzgerald - "Does anyone know where the love of God goes
When the waves turn the minutes to hours
The searchers all say they'd have made Whitefish Bay
If they'd put fifteen more miles behind her."...and here it is, Whitefish Point...neat to have the location matched up to the song. A place I'd like to see someday - Well done, Jack! #8862501

Cathy Barrows August 26, 2010

very unusual lighthouse and of course very pretty #8862506

Marty Straub August 26, 2010

Gorgeous lighthouse photo = Jack Ryan. Good balance, and the perfect pov to show the light and its setting. Love that reflected light from the one rooftop to the siding facing us. Hail to the king! #8862599

Gina Cormier level-classic August 26, 2010

The clarity is spot on and I love the composition!!!! #8862625

Jessica Jenney August 26, 2010

Terrific capture, lighting and composition, Jack! #8862644

Patricia A. Stalter August 26, 2010

16 miles... is that nautical? Just kidding, I wouldn't know the difference.
Well done as white can so easily get blown out. :) #8862776

Gord MacEachern August 26, 2010

Beautiful capture Jack, I too was a big fan of Gordon lightfoot's song.
Great image and info Jack!! #8862828

Ron McEwan August 26, 2010

This is an impressive image Jack, appreciate the info. This has Jack Ryan signature all over it WTG #8862867

Nancy J. Locke August 26, 2010

GREAT CAPTURE, JACK!!! Whitefish Pt is one of my favorite spots to tour in the UP. My husband's parents had a house not too far from there.

My parents knew a lot of the sailors on the Edmund Fitzgerald. The remembrance is so haunting and poignant. I like Gordon Lightfoot's song that came from it.

Cheers, Nancy J Locke #8863142

John Connolly August 26, 2010

This looks like a great light to visit Jack! A well composed colorful capture! #8863306

Jack R. Perry August 26, 2010

Great capture Jack, just perfect lighting and comp. #8863336

Nancy L. Green level-classic August 26, 2010

BEAUTIFULLY composed and captured with that GORGEOUS sky, WTG!! <>< #8863341

Patrick Rouzes August 26, 2010

Fantastic tones, colors, detail, clarity, lighting, pov & mood captrued here, Jack! Great info too! Another magnificent lighthouse image, indeed! WTG! #8863414

Carol Eade level-addict August 26, 2010

Beautiful comp and exposure, Jack, I remember that Gordon Lighfoot song! #8863534

David Phalen August 26, 2010

Your usual excellent work!! Love the POV, light, colors and clarity!!

You should plan to visit the Polar bears at the Columbus Zoo as early as possible. By about 10:15 the stroller brigade is there in full force. It is easily the most popular exhibit. #8863681

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe August 26, 2010

I remember this one with that beautiful reflected light, Jack! You did such an excellent job capturing this one!! Love it!! Beautiful lighthouse, beautiful image!! #8863991

Dick W. Wyatt August 27, 2010

"Does anyone know where the love of God goes when the gales of November come calling?"
I like that song.

Great image Jack. #8864053

Joy Rector August 27, 2010

gorgeous shot #8864379

Nancy (Peaches) Harker August 27, 2010

Fantastic colors, lighting and comp Jack, BEAUUUTIFUL! #8865669

Susan Weisensel August 28, 2010

I did not know that, wonderful info and capture Jack. #8867888

Sam Britt August 28, 2010

Another great lighthouse image, interesting information too, Jack. I remember that Gordon Lightfoot song from when I was a kid! #8867960

Patricia Seidler September 15, 2010

Congratulations Jack on this wonderful finalist. I dont know how I missed this one last month. Good luck in the next round. #8902638

Nancy (Peaches) Harker September 15, 2010


HUGE CONGRATS on your AWESOME finalist!
Best of luck in the next round! #8902685

Patti Coblentz September 15, 2010

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Jack!! Good luck next round! #8903018

Ron McEwan September 15, 2010

Congrats my friend and for any others that you may have received WTG #8903470

Douglas Pignet September 15, 2010

HUGE CONGRATS on your AWESOME finalists!
Best of luck in the next round! #8903497

Sherran Andersen level-classic September 15, 2010

Congrats. #8903660

Patrick Rouzes September 15, 2010

HEYYYYYYYY, Jack, CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible finalist & good luck, my friend! WTG! #8904735

Julie Burnett September 16, 2010

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Jack!! Best of luck!! #8908651

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic September 16, 2010

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8908854

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic September 16, 2010

Congratulations Jack on this fabulous finalist. Whitefish Point is a nice place to vist and you sure did it justice. Best of luck to you in the next round. #8909077

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe September 16, 2010

Big Congratulations on your beautiful and well deserved finalist, Jack!! Excellent!!! #8909297

Tamara K. Walker level-classic September 16, 2010


Patrick Rouzes September 16, 2010

Heyyyyyyyyy, Jack, CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible finalist, my friend! Good luck, indeed! WTG! #8910871

Carol Eade level-addict September 21, 2010

Beautiful finalist, Jack, congratulations! #8922565

Jorgen Jensen June 18, 2011

Congratulations on this excellent finalist Jack. The composition is perfect, and the colors and clarity are "high end". #9466759

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