The sun was fighting to peek through the clouds as it rose over Lake Michigan and the lighthouse and harbor of Algoma, Wisconsin.
The sharp lines extending from the bright sunlight was achieved by using a Star Filter on the camera lens. Because of the cloud cover, this scene was rather dark when I captured. That’s also why there is a lot of camera noise (that grainy look) after brightening it with photo software.
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