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Uploaded: 08/06/14 6:51 AM GMT
Safety for the ships....and a light for the crew.
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Another fabulous piece of history on Silver Lake, MI. Following the loss of the Schooner Pride in 1866, public outcries for a light at this locale were finally heard and heeded.[20] Congress approved funding in 1871, but construction was delayed until 1874 due to lack of roads to the site.[4] The station was originally named "Petite Pointe Au Sable Lighthouse", which is the name used on most official records; officially, however, the name was changed in 1910.[21] Although commonly called "Little Sable Point Light", it is listed by the National Park Service as "Little Point Sable Light". ( info from Wikipedia )

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::corngrowth
08/06/14 11:53 AM GMT
Would be a perfect entry for the contest Rita. Excellent composition and a great sky!

Regards, Cornelius.
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::gandarva
08/06/14 12:54 AM GMT
Really cool photo Rita! Like all about it - sharpness, composition, and color! Thanks for sharing this! Allen
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::Pistos
08/06/14 7:07 PM GMT
Good detail and I like the lighthouse being on the third mark.
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::Ramad
08/07/14 12:38 AM GMT
Well composed shot with nice colors. Does make a good entry for the contest.
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Smooth seas do not make skilful sailors.
::luckyshot
08/08/14 10:27 AM GMT
Rita - A beautiful image. The people relaxing on the beach at the foot of the lighthouse gives the photo its perspective. Lighting, horizontal framing, and flow of lines gives this the feel of a painting. Kudos! Thad
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.icedancer
08/08/14 7:25 PM GMT
Spectacular capture and composition, so glad there were people in it just to show us how tall the lighthouse really is. Love the way you give us such wonderful information and history on your postings, keep them coming
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.bfrank
08/20/14 2:53 AM GMT
Marvelous picture Rita whether you put it in the contest or not. Its a beauty.
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