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Postby Keeper » Sun Jan 30, 2005 9:39 am


After doing a presentation on the history of the Flying Santa flights yesterday at the Owls Head Transportation Museum in Maine, Brian Tague (president of Friends of Flying Santa) and I visited Owls Head Light and Marshall Point Light. Owls Head wasn't at its most photogenic, as the walkway and stairs to the tower are in the process of being rebuilt. That project will hopefully be finished by spring. But we got to Marshall Point just in time for a nice sunset, and I've posted some of my photos here.

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Postby Ross » Sun Jan 30, 2005 9:49 am


8O

Great!!!

I can't imagine who has the task of rebuilding ANYTHING in this weather and cold. Eek! Especially up there, yikes!
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Postby Keeper » Sun Jan 30, 2005 10:24 am


The cold and snow is why the Owls Head project is on hold right now. I have no idea why it was scheduled during the winter! Here's a photo showing what it looks like there right now.

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Postby Ross » Sun Jan 30, 2005 12:24 pm


Definitely a surprise, since digging in that cold hard ground to place the concrete footings for the posts couldn't have been easy.. :D
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Postby Trish » Sun Jan 30, 2005 1:17 pm


Terrific photos, Jeremy. Wonderful that you were there to see such a beautiful sunset. Thanks for sharing.
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Postby boats » Sun Jan 30, 2005 2:10 pm


Number One :D "Boats"
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Postby Leah Loar-Mays » Sun Jan 30, 2005 2:11 pm


Jeremy, I'll take even the "ugly" photos!!! Owl's Head is SO magnificent when you're standing up there on top of the world!! Brings back memories of being there last year.

As for Marshall Point, those photos are just gorgeous! Thanks for sharing them all! :D
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Postby COTA » Sun Jan 30, 2005 2:29 pm


Jeremy,

Thanks for sharing. I tried to pick a favorite(s), but couldn't do it. I love each pic for the colors, angles, composition, etc. It just flowed so well and each pic captured my eye into leading me as if I was there. :P

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Postby Jen » Sun Jan 30, 2005 4:42 pm


Pretty shots, Jeremy! Love the compositions you selected. The snow really adds to the ambience! Thanks for sharing.
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Postby Grover1 » Sun Jan 30, 2005 4:54 pm


Jeremy,

The odd ones for me ... especially number one.

Thanks for the collection ... I enjoyed them.

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Postby Larry » Sun Jan 30, 2005 5:25 pm


Ross needs to add the Emoticon I've seen elsewhere of the jaw dropping, 'cause that's what mine just did.

In lieu of that, I'll just say
=P~ :yay: ^:)^

WELL DONE, JD

Looks cold. How cold was it?
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Postby Pharoslvr » Sun Jan 30, 2005 5:38 pm


Beautiful shots, Jeremy! You've really captured the moment for all to see!

Thanks :!:
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Postby Keeper » Sun Jan 30, 2005 5:52 pm


Thanks for the kind words, folks. I was pleased with these shots. Also, for a change I was shooting using the "raw" format of my Canon Digital Rebel, giving me the largest possible image size. I think a couple of these shots would look good blown up very large. My personal favorite is #2 in that sequence.

In answer to the question of how cold it was -- cold, but not that cold. It was probably 20ish and a bit windy, which is nothing compared to what it's been in New England the past couple of weeks. My fingers were only mildly numb (I was wearing gloves with the fingertips cut off). Today was downright springlike -- in the 30s and sunny.
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Postby COTA » Mon Jan 31, 2005 12:37 pm


Jeremy, off topic but related to your last post-Are you well pleased with the Canon Digital Rebel? I'm looking to purchase it soon.

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Postby Hersh » Mon Jan 31, 2005 1:57 pm


Great set of photos Jeremy, gives me that wistful feeling to visit down east again. Thanks.
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