This lighthouse was built in 1858 to warn mariners of the Bass Harbor Bar and mark the entrance to Bass Harbor. This harbor offers protection from easterly gales and is one of the many picturesque harbors along Maine�s beautiful coastline. This easily accessible light is probably one of the most photographed light in Maine. It ranks right up there with Portland Head for scenic quality. The brick tower casts a red light from a fourth order Fresnel lens. One can only imagine the difficulties that keeper�s faced during foul weather. The bell tower to the left of the lighthouse had to be rung by hand during heavy fog when the automation equipment failed. To be out in the winter weather without having to perform the tedious...
I am a professional photographer specializing in lighthouse, maritime, nature and urban photography. I've been published in many national books and magazines, and am the publisher and co-publisher of numerous lighthouse and wildlife posters. I have led a number of tours for the Smithsonian Institution and produced multimedia slide shows for them and others.
I have visited and photographed two thirds of all the lighthouses on the east coast, and probably have the image of your favorite. Just ask!
I have also written a number of articles published by regional magazines in both Maryland and New Jersey. I sell and lease images to publishers. I have wall art appropriate for both the wholesale and retail levels. I welcome any and...
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