Taken in the Grand Haven State Park…on the eastern shores of Lake Michigan…known as the Grand Haven South Pierhead light and the Pier Light…the inner tower was built in 1895…the outer in 1905…still an active aid to navigation.

I am a retired high school English teacher living in northeast Ohio with a particular interest in photographing lighthouses. As I write this, I have photographed 184 lighthouses…at least one on each of the Great Lakes plus numerous Atlantic Coast lights from Maine to North Carolina. My primary camera is a Canon Digital Rebel XSi…and I use either a Canon Powershot G12 or a Canon Powershot SX120 as backup.

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  • wolftinz
    wolftinzover 1 year ago

    very nice composition.

  • Thanks, Wolf…appreciated as always.

    – Jack Ryan

  • Poete100
    Poete100over 1 year ago

    Oooo What a beautiful place!!!! More Lighthousses…you do find them!!!

  • They are out there to be found…thanks for the comment.

    – Jack Ryan

  • ctheworld
    ctheworldover 1 year ago

  • Super! I’m delighted! Thanks so much!!!

    – Jack Ryan

  • kkphoto1
    kkphoto1over 1 year ago

    Lovely capture….favorite and I’m adding it to my pinterest site in Lighthouses From Around The World…well so much for that, No Pinterest….

  • So sorry for the delay in responding, but I just now spotted your kind comment. I really do appreciate it…even so long after the fact. Thanks you!!!

    – Jack Ryan

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 1 year ago

    Congratulations!! Your WONDERFUL image is being FEATURED
    in the group, "Midwestern United States Art & Photography!!

  • Great! Thanks so much…much appreciated.

    – Jack Ryan

  • Dean Cunningham
    Dean Cunninghamover 1 year ago

    very cool – great looking pic !

  • Thanks, Dean…I appreciate the comment.

    – Jack Ryan

  • Rocksygal52
    Rocksygal52over 1 year ago

    Brilliant capture Jack.

    Cheers Jude x

  • Thanks for the comment…much appreciated.

    – Jack Ryan

  • John44
    John44over 1 year ago

    So elegant .. so nice

  • Thanks…much appreciated.

    – Jack Ryan

  • WildestArt
    WildestArtover 1 year ago

  • Thanks so much! I’m delighted!!!

    – Jack Ryan

  • seeingred13
    seeingred13over 1 year ago

    Greetings, Jack, from Pt. Defiance, Washington! What an awesome image! The lighting here is wonderful. Love the reflections, vivid colors in the water and the lights, lights, lights! Congrats & a Fave, Maggie

  • Thanks so much, Maggie…I really appreciate your comment. Glad you liked it!!!

    – Jack Ryan

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