Lighthouses

Storm clouds over lighthouse, Gereaux Island, Byng Inlet, Georgian Bay

Gereaux Untitled

Clouds carry the threat of much-needed rain over the lighthouse on Gereaux Island. The next day would see uncontrolled forest fires burn just to the north, between Key River and Henvey Inlet.

Lighthouse under blue skies, Brebeuf Island, Beausoleil Island National Park, Georgian Bay

Brebeuf Primaries

The lighthouse on Brebeuf Island stands proud against a ridiculously blue sky.

Perseids over lighthouse and twin ranges, Bustard Rocks, Bustard Islands, Georgian Bay

Perseids 2018

Perseid meteors streak over the unique lighthouse and twin ranges on the Bustard Islands.


Snug harbour lighthouse at sunset, Snug Harbour, Parry Sound, Georgian Bay

Reflections on Snug

The light at Snug Harbour catches the sunset light of early June.  Snug Harbour is currently (as of June 21 2018) the only light in Georgian Bay to be granted Heritage status.

Red Rock lighthouse on a sea of sparkling diamonds, Red Rock, Georgian Bay

Red Diamonds

The Red Rock begins the 2018 season sitting atop a sparkling sea of diamonds.

Solar eclipse of 2017 over lantern room of lighthouse, Gereaux Island, Georgian Bay

Gereaux Eclipse

The solar eclipse of 2017 passes totality over the lantern room of the Gereaux Island lighthouse.


Progression of 2017 solar eclipse over lighthouse, Gereaux Island, Georgian Bay

Eclipse Over Gereaux

The solar eclipse of 2017 progresses over the lighthouse on Gereaux Island.

Sunrise over Doubletop Island lighthouse, Western Islands, Georgian Bay

Western Moods

The rising January sun tinges the sky behind the lighthouse on Doubletop island, in the Western island group.

Wave breaking 70 feet over Red Rock lighthouse, Red Rock, Mink Islands, Georgian Bay

Lantern Height

A wave breaks over the Red Rock lighthouse.  The top of the spray is over seventy feet in the air, above the helicopter landing pad installed in the 1970s.


Perfect sunset behind Red Rock lighthouse, Mink Islands, Georgian Bay

Sailor’s Delight

A dramatic sky frames the August sun setting directly behind the Red Rock lighthouse.

Partial solar eclipse over Red Rock lighthouse, Parry Sound, Georgian Bay

Eclipse Over Red Rock

The partial solar eclipse of October 2014 sets over the Red Rock lighthouse, a dramatic scene for a lighthouse whose days may be numbered thanks to the unfortunately named Heritage Lighthouse Protection Act.

Bustard Rock lighthouse and twin ranges, Bustard Islands, Georgian Bay

Triad

Late August light hits the lighthouse and unique twin ranges on the Bustard Rocks.


Twilight over Red Rock lighthouse, Mink Islands, Georgian Bay

Red Rock Blues

A fantastical twilight descends upon the Red Rock lighthouse, standing lonely vigil at the south end of the Mink Islands.

Gereaux Lighthouse, Gereaux Island, Georgian Bay

Gereaux Reflections

The light on Gereaux Island stands tall over the undulating granite landscape of Byng Inlet.

Severe weather over lighthouse, Red Rock, Georgian Bay

All Alone in the Night

Severe weather hammers the lighthouse at Red Rock, at the south end of the Mink Island chain. 5×7″ Print 8×12″ Print 12×18″ Print


Star trails over lighthouse and ranges, Bustard Islands, Georgian Bay

Bustard Trails 2011

 Summer stars streak over the light and twin ranges of the Bustard Islands, lit by the rising August full moon. 5×7″ Print 8×12″ Print 12×18″ Print 16×24″ Print

Lighthouse and ranges, Bustard Islands, Georgian Bay

Bustard Light 2011

The Bustard Islands light and twin ranges glow in the hues of sunset.  Built in 1893, the ranges helped direct shipping traffic to and from the French River system. Click image to view larger. 36″ wide panoramic print 48″ wide panoramic print

Star trails over lighthouse, Pointe au Baril, Georgian Bay

Stars au Baril

The Pointe au Baril lighthouse, lit by the rising full moon, glows as the stars of summer solstice streak overhead. 5×7″ Print 8×12″ Print 12×18″ Print 16×24″ Print


Red Rock Lighthouse, Mink Islands, Georgian Bay

Red Rock Blues

The Red Rock lighthouse dominates the horizon off the south end of the Mink island chain, the impossibly tiny island that it sits on a virtual jail in the days when the lighthouse was manned. 36″ wide panoramic print  48″ wide panoramic print

Bustard Island range, Bustard Island, Georgian Bay

Bustard Island Range

One of the ranges of the Bustard Islands rises above a colourful jumble of Georgian Bay spring flowers. 5×7″ Print   8×12″ Print   12×18″ Print  

Bustard Island lighthouse panorama, Bustard Islands, Georgian Bay

Pea Soup Bustards

Dense fog socks in the Bustard Island lighthouse and ranges in this 360° panorama. 36″ wide panoramic print  48″ wide panoramic print


Gereaux Range Light

Gereaux Island Range

The front range light of Gereaux Island, outside of Byng Inlet, rises tall above the boulder-strewn shoreline of the south channel. 5×7″ Print 8×12″ Print

Point au Baril Lighthouse, Point au Baril, Georgian Bay. Photo by Sean Tamblyn.

The Point au Baril Barrel

The original barrel and the modern lighthouse at Point au Baril glow in the hues of a perfect July sunset. 36″ wide panoramic print 48″ wide panoramic print

Jones Island Lighthouse, Jones Island, Georgian Bay. Photo by Sean Tamblyn.

Jones Island Lighthouse

The Jones Island lighthouse perches high above smooth granite formations. 5×7″ Print 8×12″ Print


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