3 down 12 to go! Today, my girlfriend Alex and I started a lighthouse tour in Michigan continuing work towards my goal to photograph each and every lighthouse surrounding Lake Michigan by the end of 2017.

We visited 3 of the 15 that we will be visiting on this trip and will be starting out tomorrow in Grand Haven at sunrise!

Today, we visited the:

  • Saint Joseph North Pier Light:

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  • Holland Harbor Light

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  • Muskegon South Pier Light

Although, I can’t decide between two edits I completed

Here is the color version:

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or color splash?

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The blues in the color are incredible but the starkness of the red in the color splash really gave me second thoughts. What do you think?

All the photos in this post were taken on the Mavic Pro – which continues to amaze me every time I use it and put it to the test in these real world situations.


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See you tomorrow for another daily recap of my adventures chasing Lake Michigan’s lighthouses!