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old couple
End of an Era
Balinese Girl with Rice
Path at Dusk
Rain in the Mountain
View from the bedroom along the Missippi River 2014
Hungry Hands
Flowers at Le Jardin des Plantes
The Grand Canyon West eagle
Daily life in Central Asia
Americana 03 - Home in the suburbs
Line of Trees in Grass
Make a wish
The Alps
Life of a Slave
Happy Holiday Time
Snowy Roses
Hiker's Reward
Ice cream shop
12th Annual Photo Contest

Wind-sculpted snow accentuates the shoreline near the Canal Park Lighthouse on Lake Superior. Toward the end of a sunrise photo shoot, in which the colors were fairly flat, I packed up my gear and headed toward my vehicle. I turned around a final time to look at the scene, and recognized a new, unique perspective. After warming my painfully cold fingers for a few minutes, I set up my equipment for the final and most memorable shoot of the morning. This image was captured on February 26, 2014, during a winter of extreme cold and snow depths in northern Minnesota. In my eyes, this scene perfectly illustrated and captured the sense of overwhelm many of us felt during such a long, taxing winter. Although it is fairly minimalist, I believe it evokes emotion and tells a story.

TAGS: Lake Superior, Lighthouse, Minnesota, Snow, United States, Winter

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Hermantown, Minnesota, United States of America
Member since 2014
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© Dawn LaPointe.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2014
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Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 28, 2014, 3:06 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL T2i
Focal Length: 57mm
Shutter Speed: 1/100
Aperture: f6.3
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PHOTO LOCATION Duluth, Minnesota, United States of America