Split Rock Lighthouse all lit up

I took the kids and my mom up to the Split Rock Lighthouse on Oct. 1st for it's lighting ceremony and had a blast!!! Typically the lighthouse is only lit up once a year on the anniversary of the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald - a mega lake freighter that sank on November 10, 1975 with all 29 hands onboard into the massive Lake Superior. This year though, being the 100th anniversary of the lighthouse, they lit it up the first Friday of every month until this coming November 10th. I am not a huge fan of the cold weather on the big lake so I wanted to get there before November rolled around, and plus it was kind of a once in a lifetime thing too!! You wouldn't believe how many other people had the same idea!!!

  • Monica 5y

    Amazing perspective, lovely tones. Love it ♥.
    Well done!
    :)
  • Dan Anderson. PRO 5y

    Wonderful!! Love the rocky foreground, smooth water, incredible reflection - all absolutely stunning - congratulations!
  • helvellyn07 5y

    Fantastic image...gorgeous cool tones in contrast to the warmth of the beacon. The glow on the water is superb.
  • Curt Saunier PRO 5y

    This is fantastic!
    Beautiful !

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  • Nancy Rose PRO 5y

    wow...this is stunning...love that color and light and perfect composition...glad you went and captured this for us.
  • Wayne Moran PRO 5y

    hey.. you are alive...
    WOw is this a beauty.. really great work.

    I bet that was an awesome celebration...
    Good on ya!!!
  • gastonquirion PRO 5y

    Superbe !

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  • Jessie Lo PRO 5y

    peaceful...
  • Neil (Gone Camping) 5y

    What a beautiful Seascape Angie.
    Love the light shining on the water.
  • John Herzog PRO 5y

    Very nice indeed.

    Beautiful !

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  • morebcn 5y

    Superb compo!
  • Kim 5y

    Beautiful !

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  • jerry cartlidge 5y

    stunning shot, love the comp and colours
  • Dave Berryman 5y

    Angie! This is sooooo awesome. I just took a picture while we were up there too! I'll have to post that next. This is so nice. I want to get one with the light house all lite up. I will have to go in November or wait till next year I guess. It will make for a real neat tip either way.

    PS we camped on Brule Lake near the 1999 BWCA blow down. It is sooooo big!
  • Chris Ford PRO 5y

    Wow, this is stunning. I love the purple hue in the photo and the processing is great. Do you sell your photos Angie?
  • Angiezpics 5y

    No Christopher, I don't sell my photos yet.
    Maybe when I get a bit better I'll think about it. Thanks for the compliment though. :)
  • Doug Chartrand 5y

    Spectacular - love the tones!
  • Stéphan Alomène PRO 5y

    fabuleux !!!!
  • Mark Lindsay 5y

    Awesome. That's it. Nice work.
  • RTsan 3y

    lovely!
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Taken on October 1, 2010
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