Photo Challenges

Friendly Friday: Tourism

This is my contribution to the Friendly Friday Photo Challenge: Tourism.

Despite living in a tourist destination and on a route for tourists heading to northern Ontario or western Canada I was drawing a blank on this challenge. Then I remembered these two photos of the range light at the mouth of the Saugeen River on the Lake Huron shoreline in Southampton, Ontario.

Around 12 years ago I was approached by a local tourism organisation about using this photo in one of their guides. As this shot was already being used as a postcard they decided not to use it and asked if I had anything similar.

Friendly Friday: Tourism.


A month or so earlier I had been down on the Lake Huron shoreline in Southampton testing my new Olympus E-410 and the plastic kit lenses it came with. This is the fourth shot taken with the camera and is the one used in the guide.

Friendly Friday: Sunrise.

9 replies on “Friendly Friday: Tourism”

Thank you. It was another photographer who pointed out the clouds and light in the first one. I had posted a small copy on my website when someone I studied photography with all those years ago said about the light on the waves and clouds.

I’d never compared them like that. I couldn’t take another version because since the last shot was taken the water level in Lake Huron has risen a lot and that section of shoreline is now under water.

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