" True Blue "

Uploaded: February 24, 2004 09:44:30


Nikon D2H Nikon 60mm Macro ISO 400 5 seconds 30 minutes before dawn


Kathleen R. Struckle February 24, 2004

Great image Dan!! Love the blue. Kathy S. #100612

Kasia Elser February 24, 2004

Nice shot! #394394

Lydia Ivy February 24, 2004

Pretty amazing scene. I like the color and light. Talk about cold! Where was this taken? #394560

Frederick A. Franzella level-addict February 24, 2004

That is one awesome looking shot!Fantastic!!!!!!!! #394615

James R. Jackson February 24, 2004

Dan, this HAS to be a winner! Well done! #394657

Alisha May Furbish February 24, 2004

Wow- and I thought I had it bad in New England! Great capture! #394789

Joyce Baldassarre February 25, 2004


James R. Jackson March 19, 2004

I told you so! Congratulations! Jay #432433

Cathy Barrows March 19, 2004

Congrats!...awesome #432588

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe March 19, 2004

I love this image Dan. Hope you win.

Donna P. #433467

Susana Matos March 19, 2004

brrrrrrrrrrrrr, wow, wow, it surely was cold!!!! Congratulations on this great photo!!
Cheers from Portugal, Su #433826

Mette Vendelboe Allison level-classic March 19, 2004

GREAT and very unusual lighthouse photo! Congrats and good luck, Dan! #434234

clifton Mair March 19, 2004

Fantastic scene, congrats! #434764

Adam T. Cowart March 20, 2004

Wow!!!!! I love this. This makes a GREAT poster. I feel cold just looking at it. Congrats! #436690

Kerry Drager September 14, 2005

Hi Dan,
What an awesome image! In fact, this image would make a great selection for the "Where in the World?" quiz. It will be featured in the next issue of BP's PhotoFlash newsletter, which goes out early September 15th.

Dan, let's see if anyone can come up with the correct answer. I'll check back in several days and see how things are going.

And, for everyone else, have fun guessing where this fantastic scene can be found!

Kerry Drager

Abby Way September 15, 2005

Michigan? #1839736

W.D. Stine September 15, 2005


Nice shot, makes me cold just looking at it, but having lived in Michigan all my life I understand the great lakes in the winter. Looks awfully familiar, I believe I have a slide of this lighthouse somewhere in my archives, along with most of the Michigan lighthouses. St. Joe, Mi. outer light? Let me know.


ivy Broyles September 15, 2005

What a great shot of the lighthouse. I love to visit and photograph lighthouses. My guess would be that this is in Michigan somewhere. Where in michigan I don't know. I have only been to a few in Michigan and Wisconsin.

Congrats on winning!

Ivy #1840353

Don F. Miller September 15, 2005

Lake Michigan coast line near Grand Haven would be my guess.


Don #1840373

Abby Way September 15, 2005

I love your shot, by the way. It looks like a shot from Labrador! Makes me feel cold just looking at it. Congrats! #1840376

September 15, 2005

Beautiful picture. I'm thinking Nova Scotia. #1841035

Danita G. Smith September 15, 2005

Great photo. I am gonna guess Michigan also. The Great Lakes can be brutal. If not there, then Siberia! #1841068

Joline Frazier September 15, 2005

Looks like a Lake Michigan lighthouse to me. Nice photo! #1842172

Anita Taylor September 15, 2005

Awesome photo, Don! Our lighthouses in Florida never get that way :)
St. Joseph on Lake Michigan?

Kathleen R. Struckle September 15, 2005

Michigan. #1843165

September 16, 2005

I believe this is somewhere in Michigan, but do not know the exact name of the location. #1846269

Don F. Miller September 16, 2005

Just reread my guess, I meant to write on Lake Michigan near South Haven (not Grand Haven). #1846452

Pam M September 16, 2005

LOL ... Love your web site Dan. Great shots of those things with lights on top in Michigan ;)

have fun
pam #1846633

September 19, 2005

Beautiful shot! Gutsy move to stand on shelf ice to capture an image!! My guess is the Algoma, WI main harbor light on the Annaphee River, Lake Michigan. Am I correct? #1857488

Kerry Drager September 19, 2005

Hi everyone,
Great guesses everyone! Here's the word from Dan:

"It's the St. Joseph, Michigan, outer light. That particular lighthouse
is built in what is known as the 'range light' configuaration. There is a larger lighthouse about 75 feet closer to shore and built on the same concrete pier as the lighthouse we are discussing."

There you have it ... congrats to all of you who guessed correctly. And, to Dan, a really wonderful image.

Thanks again, everyone, for participating in BetterPhoto's "Where in the World?" quiz!

Best regards,


Laura Clay-Ballard October 18, 2005

Love this shot! absolutely gorgeous! #1965480

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