Sunset at the Portland Head Light

© Eric Severson

Sunset at the Portland Head Light

Uploaded: October 22, 2007


This is the Portland Head Light in Portland Maine at sunset. I came skidding into the parking lot and literally ran away from the park security guards to quickly setup and get a number of pictures before getting locked in the park for the night!

5 exposure HDR photo, sunset: 10/16/2007, 6:05 pm.


Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict October 22, 2007

This is very lovely Eric, great colours and clarity...Dominick #767974

Martin J. Preslar October 22, 2007

It certainly is lovely!

One thing you might tweak with it, the lighthouse itself is kind of dull in comparison to the keepers cottage. I expect this is an artifact of the HDR process. I would either tone down the bright whites on the cottage or do some dodge or selective color lightenning on the light. The foreground and seascape are wonderful!!!!

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Eric Severson October 22, 2007

Thank you Dominick and Mary! I agree with the comment about the lighthouse vs the cottage - I had not noticed the difference before! Thanks again,

Eric #4961302

cheryl m. phillips October 22, 2007

This is beautiful, Eric!
~cheryl #4961350

October 22, 2007

Wow! Outstanding work! #4962347

Mary Anne Frey October 22, 2007

Eric, this is absolutely stunning! Beautiful work here! #4962930

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic November 26, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist. #5129688

Anna Diederich November 27, 2007

Congratulations! This is beautiful! #5133374

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 27, 2007

Congrats Eric on this Outstanding Finalist! Jeff #5133759

Jenny D November 27, 2007

Congrats!! This is gorgeous! #5137565

Linda Blair November 29, 2007

Soooo beautiful....congrats on your finalist!!!!!! ☺ #5148472

Eric Severson December 01, 2007

Thank you very much for taking a moment to comment! This is my first finalist and I am excited! #5158039

Rob Zuidema April 17, 2008

What a fabulous photo of a beautiful scene! #5800148

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