This scene is the high point of any trip to the Acadia National Park region of the Maine Coast. Photographed frequently but rarely with this quality of light, the cliffside navigation marker in Acadia National Park marks the entrance to Bass Harbor on the southwestern side of Mount Desert Island. The lighthouse was built of brick in 1858 on a stone foundation, stands 56 feet above mean high water. The building is on the National Register of Historic Places.
The traverse from the shore out to where I made this image was treacherous as splashes from the high tide laid a slick coating on the rocks. I was buffeted by the wind and waves but was able to capture the sun just as it was hitting the horizon. This is a special photograph.
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