Light on the Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln

Image taken at South Dakota’s Mount Rushmore National Memorial (managed by the National Park Service) at dusk when spotlights were turned on. This is a film image scanned to digital. Noise reduction in Photoshop but no other changes.

There has been a sale of this image. Thanks to the buyer!

This image has previously been featured in the All Parks group and also in the South Dakota group.

_This image was a top ten winner in a Midwestern United States Group photography challenge._

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©2008-20010 Patricia Montgomery | Bucks Mountain Galleries | All rights reserved.

Please don’t copy or download this image. My photos may NOT be reproduced and/or used in any form without my written permission. If you want this photograph, I would be honored for you to purchase it.


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I scan with the eye, take aim at the target, then shoot! In a click, a moment in time is preserved for the future.

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  • Lynda   McDonald
    Lynda McDonaldalmost 6 years ago

    b e a u t i f u l !……………….spotlights work !

  • PhotosbyNan
    PhotosbyNanalmost 6 years ago

    OMG! This is powerful, Pat. Great capture!

    AUDEANYESalmost 6 years ago

    this is absolutley gorgous

  • Digitalbcon
    Digitalbconalmost 6 years ago

    This is so magnificent! I can’t get enough of this mountain! If you have more images, I would love to see them. This brings back so many memories for me of when I first saw this on a family trip to the Black Hills! It was so memorable! Instanf favorite!

  • Mia1
    Mia1almost 6 years ago


  • SofaKingWeird
    SofaKingWeirdalmost 6 years ago

    Awesome shot.

  • Tammy F
    Tammy Falmost 6 years ago

    Wow…gorgeous with the light shining up! Beautiful capture!

  • Michelle BarlondSmith
    Michelle Barlo...almost 6 years ago


  • catherine walker
    catherine walkeralmost 6 years ago

    wow..that looks so good!!

  • WJPhotography
    WJPhotographyalmost 6 years ago

    Beautiful capture & light patricia

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