Posts Tagged ‘bar harbor’

Jordan Pond, Acadia National Park


Photography of the night sky has recently become a focus of many dedicated landscape photographers as it taps into man’s natural fascination with all things celestial by revealing incredible details in the heavens above, both seen and unseen. On my recent trip to Maine’s Acadia National Park, a beautiful clear autumn night with the Milky Way visible […]

Cadillac Mountain, Acadia National Park, Maine

"Cadillac Mountain Morning Glory"

Cadillac Mountain is one of the most frequented attractions in Acadia National Park. Because of its elevation and northeastern location, Cadillac Mountain is the first place in the United States to see the dawn of day.      The motivated individuals who rise early enough to see this spectacle will witness the break of dawn over […]

Bass Harbor Lighthouse Sunset, Acadia National Park, Maine

Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse

Located on the rugged, rocky southwestern shore of Mount Desert Island, the Bass Harbor Head lighthouse is one of the most frequently photographed sites in Acadia National Park. Built in 1858 in Tremont, the lighthouse rises 56 feet above mean high water. Several previous attempts at photographing this beautiful site were frustrated by dense New […]

Cobblestone Bridge, Acadia National Park, Maine

"Change of Seasons," along Jordan Stream, Acadia National Park

One of the striking features of Acadia National Park are its many carriage roads with sixteen stone bridges, constructed from hand-hewn local granite in the early 1900s.      The Cobblestone Bridge spanning Jordan Stream was the first one built in 1917. It was designed by William Welles Bosworth, an architect who had previously been […]

Dawn Glow, Acadia National Park, Maine

"Cadillac Mountain at Dawn"

My wonderful fiancee and I drove into Bar Harbor, Maine, on the evening of August 27th, as we escaped the wrath of Hurricane Irene which was ravaging the east coast. We really did not know what to expect in terms of conditions, but for the exception of the complete washout on Sunday complete with a […]

Otter Cliff, Acadia National Park, Maine

Acadia National Park, Maine

Rising 110 feet above the sea, the magnificent Otter Cliff towers above the southwestern shore of Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island, making it one of the highest Atlantic coastal headlands north of Rio de Janeiro. The rugged shoreline is built to withstand the powerful crashing waves and blowing winds bringing fog onto the […]

On the Rocks, Acadia National Park, Maine

Acadia National Park, Maine

This photograph of blue hour on Eagle Lake, Acadia National Park, Maine, is a high dynamic range (HDR) image, generated by processing multiple exposures and combining them using specialized software. There has been much debate concerning this topic in photography circles, pretty much dating back to the time the technique was invented. Many pundits have […]

Into the Distance, Acadia National Park, Maine

Acadia National Park, Maine

In stark contrast to my previous post, this is a peaceful image of the sunset as seen from Cadillac Mountain, Acadia National Park, Maine. The clouds were very thick and we were only able to get a brief glimpse of the sun as it set; it had faded from view momentarily as it sank into […]

Into the Mystic, Acadia National Park, Maine

Jordan Pond, Acadia National Park

At the conclusion of a gorgeous day at Acadia National Park, Maine, dense fog covered Jordan Pond and the Bubble Mountains. The only remaining traces of the sunset was the light spilling onto the water from the part of the sky not enveloped by the fog.   I tried to preserve the mystical glow of […]

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