This image is a composite of two images: one shooting directly into the unimpeded sun to create the moody, heavy contrast. The other of the lighthouse to catch the glow.
In conceptualizing this image, I wanted to show the tension between the human-made light vs. sunlight. As you can see, nature always wins.
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