Bass Harbor Head Light, Acadia National Park

© Gary Sagnor

Bass Harbor Head Light, Acadia National Park

Uploaded: October 03, 2009


Another light house shot from the rocks on the coast of South Desert Island, Maine. Spring 09 Three shot HDR. Put together in Photomatix Pro 3 and Post process in Photoshop CS4.

Exif: F Number: 8, ExposureTime: 1/125 seconds, ISO: 100, FocalLength: 38.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D


Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe October 03, 2009

Wonderful scenery with great light and POV! #1187757

Gary Sagnor October 03, 2009

Hi Donna! Thanks very much. I know this shot has been done by thousands if not millions of people and photographers. It really doesn’t matter though, I had to do it too! I hope to go back and do it again. #8005771

Tess L. Yee October 04, 2009

Gorgeous image, Gary! Love the color and POV! #8006534

Gary Sagnor October 04, 2009

Hey Tess! Thanks very much for the compliment! #8006669

Michelle Alton October 04, 2009

Absolutely exquisite. #8006701

Jack Ryan October 04, 2009

An excellent but dangerous perspective. Excellent that sky. Nicely done. #8006844

Joyce Baldassarre October 04, 2009

This is a magnificent shot!!! #8007140

Gary Sagnor October 04, 2009

Wow! I'm not used to getting comments on my photos. Thank you all very much! Jack, yes it was a bit dangerous. I was as far out on the rocks as I could get. The wind was really beating us up! #8007342

Nikki McDonald level-classic October 12, 2009

I think this is beautiful and I don't care how many times it has been done before :) I am on vacation and will be in Acadia tomorrow and the next day -- hope I can get a shot that is half as nice, Gary. #8031587

Gary Sagnor October 12, 2009

Nikki, by the looks of your gallery, I don't think you’ll have a problem as long as the light is good!! Enjoy Acadia, I know I did! Your compliment made my night, thank you. I look forward to seeing your work from there! #8031755

Nikki McDonald level-classic October 14, 2009

It will be awhile before I post my shots but I can tell you they won't equal yours -- I was way too chicken to go out where you did. But the night was beautiful if very cold and it was an experience of a lifetime. Acadia is indeed beautiful and we were lucky to have sun today -- the rest of our trip promises to be rainy as well as cold. The exposure is great here, btw. #8037579

Heather Thorsen October 27, 2009

Congratulations Gary.
Great picture and excellent editing. #8077348

Mary K. Robison October 27, 2009

Clearly risking your neck on the rocks for this gorgeous scene paid off well, Gary!
Congratulations on your POTD! Well earned! #8077354

Kathy Salerni level-classic October 27, 2009

Beautiful shot of Bass Harbor Light and it never gets old! You did a great job, Gary. #8077439

Laura E. Swan level-classic October 27, 2009

This is truly beautiful Gary!


-Laura #8077451

Katarina Mansson October 27, 2009

Lovely scenry with excellent composition, detail, colors and POV. Congratulations on your POTD! #8077487

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic October 27, 2009

Superb lighting and colors, Gary. CONGRATS. on the POTD Award!

UB. #8077489

Ed Heaton October 27, 2009

Great job Gary and Congrats on both EP & POTD! #8077491

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic October 27, 2009

Beautiful! Congratulations!! #8077514

Gary Sagnor October 27, 2009

Thank you all so much for the kind response!!! It was great to wake up and see my photo on the POTD! I honestly never thought that would happen. Kathy, you’re correct, this scene never gets old! Can’t wait to go back some day and take it again! #8077655

Nikki McDonald level-classic October 27, 2009

Well what have we here? A well-deserved POTD medal on this beautiful capture, Gary. Congratulations! #8077748

Kelly Heaton October 27, 2009

Congratulations Gary!!! Great Shot! #8077907

Sheri Camarda level-deluxe October 27, 2009

This is a beautiful site and a gorgeous capture. Love how you got it all in and the colors. Would love to be camping there! In fact your photo made me look up Acadia NP online. I haven'tbeen East - so this was really nice to see. Congratulations Gary! #8078580

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic October 27, 2009

Being from Acadia, I love this and it means so much of my favorite lighthouses......Beautiful and congrats on the POTD!! #8078624

Joy Rector October 27, 2009

congrats on the POTD #8078752

Dianna Murphy October 27, 2009

Congratulations on your POTD! #8079081

Gary Sagnor October 27, 2009

Wow, thank you all very much!! #8079409

Debora Kolcun October 27, 2009

Delightful! #8079565

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe October 27, 2009

Outstanding Gary! Congratulations!!! #8079629

Margie R. Kirby October 27, 2009

Congratulations on your POTD! This is a stunning photograph. The lighting is wonderful. Thanks for the venture on the rocks to share with us. I hope to be there one of these days! #8080137

Ann Mulholland October 27, 2009

absolutely beautiful!! congrats #8080351

Gary Sagnor October 27, 2009

Deb, Donna, Margie and Ann. Thanks very much for taking time to comment!! #8080425

Janice Mezzacappa October 27, 2009

Absolutely gorgeous HDR capture Gary!!
Huge congrats on your POTD!!! #8080472

Gary Sagnor October 28, 2009

Thank you Janice. I really appreciate it! #8083663

Susie Peek-Swint October 29, 2009

Beautiful scene and capture Gary ~ many congrats on POTD! #8084645

Gary Sagnor October 30, 2009

Thanks Susie!! #8088731

Richard D. Love November 02, 2009

Congratulations, Gary. Truly a beautiful image.

Rick #8095706

Gary Sagnor November 02, 2009

Hi Rick! Thanks very much! #8097408

Levent Topkara July 19, 2010

Wow, hilarious. Congratulations. #8773372

Gary Sagnor July 20, 2010

Thanks Levent! #8775448

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