I’ve been in a lighthouse mood lately, and wanted to share a recent shot of Eastern Point Lighthouse in Gloucester, MA.  It was a windy and rainy afternoon when I took this shot, and the sky lacked any real drama.  So I decided to play with some vintage processing looks and textures, and ended up here.  You like?

Camera settings: ISO 200, f/13, 18mm, 13 seconds


  1. Posted June 6, 2012 at 8:13 am | Permalink

    Nicely done Steven!

  2. Rich McPeek
    Posted June 6, 2012 at 9:03 am | Permalink

    Very cool Steven! Love your composition and processing here!

  3. Posted June 6, 2012 at 10:42 am | Permalink

    All your pictures are so gorgeous- I love your blog!!!

  4. Posted June 6, 2012 at 11:51 am | Permalink

    Yes I really like. Great work with the texture and awesome composition. I’ll be in Maine next month and can hardly wait.

  5. Posted June 6, 2012 at 4:00 pm | Permalink

    I like! The monochromatic sepia colour somehow expresses the loneliness and isolation of lighthouses. I love the lead in too. Nice work, Steven

  6. Adam Allegro
    Posted June 7, 2012 at 8:08 am | Permalink

    This came out fabulous. I have not seen a real lighthouse in years… Looking forward to it when I get back to the States!!

  7. Posted June 7, 2012 at 10:32 am | Permalink

    Very nice, great processing.

  8. Posted June 11, 2012 at 9:15 pm | Permalink

    This is a truly magnificent image.

  9. Posted June 15, 2012 at 12:59 pm | Permalink


  10. Posted June 28, 2012 at 12:38 pm | Permalink

    wonderful image and I really like the processing.. very atmospheric 🙂

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