The 30 foot Owls Head lighthouse sits atop a hill located on an active Coast Guard facility at the entrance to the harbor in Rockland, Maine. It was built in 1825 and remains 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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  • kalaryder
    kalaryderalmost 3 years ago

    I like the lead in with the steps to the lighthouse

  • Thanks for the comment…appreciated.

    – Jack Ryan

  • Susie Peek
    Susie Peekalmost 3 years ago

    Love the little lighthouse ~ great lines up to it!

  • I appreciate the comment…thanks, Susie.

    – Jack Ryan

  • Christian Eccleston
    Christian Eccl...almost 3 years ago

    I love the way my eyes follow the stairs up to the light house.

  • Thanks for the comment…much appreciated.

    – Jack Ryan

  • Vincent Frank
    Vincent Frankalmost 3 years ago

    Featured work
    Congratulations on the Feature in Lighthouses And Ocean Structures.


  • I’m delighted…thanks. Much appreciated.

    – Jack Ryan

  • Monnie Ryan
    Monnie Ryanalmost 3 years ago

    Beautiful perspective and lines – congratulations on your feature!

  • Thanks…appreciated as always.

    – Jack Ryan

  • john forrant
    john forrantover 2 years ago

    Great shot. Love these light houses.

  • Thanks…again! We have been to Maine several times, and in 2010 we made the visit to Massachusetts on the way. I photograph lighthouses as a hobby…have shot 184 of them so far. Lots of them in my RB portfolio…and on my website.

    – Jack Ryan

  • Jane Neill-Hancock
    Jane Neill-Han...over 1 year ago

    Friday the 13th

  • Thanks so much, Jane…much appreciated.

    – Jack Ryan

  • LarryB007
    LarryB007over 1 year ago

    This is super Jack, congratulations on you deserved features!

  • Thanks, Larry…appreciated.

    – Jack Ryan

  • Keala
    Keala7 months ago

    Fabulous shot Jack!

  • Thanks…glad you like it.

    – Jack Ryan

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