Allan Wood Photography

Allan Wood Photography

New England lighthouse photographer, and digital media and business professor. Author of books in digital media, and New England lighthouses.
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Giant waves cover the stone tower of Whaleback lighthouse in southern Maine during an astronomically high tide.
Sailing past Brant Point lighthouse on Nantucket Island on a warm quiet summer day in New England. American flag drapped on lighthouse tower.
Portland Head lighthouse is surrounded by rocks, ocean, and beach roses on a warm summer day along the rocky coast in Maine. It is the oldest beacon in Maine.
Sailboat passing by tower of Black Rock Harbor lighthouse, also referred to as Fayerweather Island light, near the rocky shoreline of Seaside Park, on a warm summer day in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
Sun sets illunimating sandy cliffs of Moshup Beach in Aquinnah, on Martha’s Vineyard island, in Massachusetts. It is a favorite attraction for tourists looking for a spiritual connection.
Sailing in Edgartown Harbor by Edgartown lighthouse on Martha’s Vineyard island on a warm summer day in Massachusetts. It is one of the largest islands in New England.
Huge waves crash around Whaleback lighthouse after storm tidal surge in Maine. Waves created by astronomically high tides after storm passes.
Brant Point lighthouse, with its American flag wrapped around its wooden tower, guides a sailboat out of Nantucket Island harbor in Massachusetts.
A giant wave from an unusual high tide breaks around Whaleback lighthouse in Maine.
Scituate Harbor lighthouse overlooks a breakwater in Massachusetts. It is a favorite attraction and popular place to hike out on the breakwater and relax.
Scituate lighthouse in Massachusetts with adjoining keepers quarters, now a museum. The unique tower and building are the oldest complete original combination in the country.
Seagull flies near White Island (Isles of Shoals) lighthouse on sunny day in autumn in New Hampshire. It is a popular island attraction for tourists.
Aquinnah lighthouse, also referred to as Gay Head light, sits on a hilltop, surrounded by a stone wall and wooden gate as the sun sets on Martha’s Vineyard island in Massachusetts.
Harbor Lighthouse in Edgartown on Martha's Vineyard
Brant Point lighthouse on Nantucket Island has an American flag wrapped around the tower greeting visitors to this Massachusetts island. It is a favorite quiet destination for tourists.
Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse guides fishing boat amid crashing waves away from the dangerous rocky shore.
Stone walkway leads up to Portland Breakwater lighthouse,  also to referred to as “bug” light, as the beacon guides boats in the harbor. Its architecture has grecian influence.
American flag flying near the stone beacon of Sheffield Island lighthouse in Connecticut on a warm sunny day. It is a popular summertime attraction.
View of Eastern Point lighthouse from stone jetty in Gloucester, Massachusetts, on a warm summer day.
Snow covered holiday lobster trap tree near Nubble lighthouse to honor those fishermen that make a living along the seacoast. This is a New England tradition for many coastal communities.
Early summer evening Brant Point lighthouse on Nantucket Island. The light is on a sandy beach park. The beacon is the most rebuilt in the country.
Huge waves break around the stone tower of Whalback lighthouse in Maine during rare high tide.
Boon Island lighthouse at low tide in Maine on a summer day. It is the tallest lighthouse in New England.
Rare astronomically high tides cause huge waves to break by Portland Head lighthouse in Maine.
Snow covered bridge has an American flag draped on it to show patriotism. There are plenty of covered bridges in rural New Hampshire. These unique structures are favorite New England attractions.
Catamaran sailboat near Brant Point Lighthouse. It is the most often rebuilt lighthouse at an astounding nine times. It is a favorite summer vacation on Nantucket Island in Massachusetts.
Great Point Lighthouse on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts. It is located on the sandy Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge.
Burlington Breakwater North Lighthouse, in Burlington harbor, in Vermont. The beacon lies on Lake Champlain with the Adirondack mountains in the background. It is a favorite tourist attraction.
Doubling Point lighthouse, with its wooden bridge or walkway leading to the tower, was built along a sharp bend in the Kennebec River in Maine to protect shipping traffic.
Race Point Lighthouse stands resilient as summer rain storm approaches. The beacon is located on the sands of the Cape Cod National Seashore.
Borden Flats lighthouse lies offshore with cumulus clouds above on a summer day in Massachusetts. It is a favorite New England summer tourist attraction where visitors can stay overnight.
Pemaquid Point lighthouse, with its brick bell house, are built on top of special metamorphic rock formations that are a favorite tourist attraction for those who want to explore the Maine coast.
Fishing in the early morning near Boston Harbor lighthouse. It is the oldest beacon in the United States.
Nubble lighthouse (Cape Neddick light) lit at dusk during the holidays in southern Maine. It is a unique tradition in New England.
Gay Head (Aquinnah) lighthouse tower of brick stands above wildflowers on hilltop on Martha's Vineyard, in Massachusetts.
The brick tower of Aquinnah lighthouse, also referred to as Gay Head light, sits on a hilltop on the island of Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts.
Enjoying sailing along Newport Harbor under full sail.
Too cloudy for sailing near Pomham Rock Lighthouse in Providence, Rhode Island. Sailboat is moored near lighthouse for protection.
West Quoddy Head lighthouse, referred to as the “candy cane light” for its red and white striped tower, is located in the easternmost part of the United States, in Lubec, Maine.
Sheffield Island lighthouse is located in an area of islands in Norwalk, Connecticut. It is a favorite attraction for tourists and hosts weekly festivals.
Cape Porpoise (Goat Island) lighthouse during low tide on a sunny late afternoon in Maine. It was used as a security station for President George Bush Sr.
Stratford Shoal (Middleground) lighthouse, in Startford, Connecticut is one of New England's haunted lighthouses.
Annisquam Lighthouse on rocky shoreline on a summer sunny day in Massachusetts. The area was once a gathering place for local Native Americans.
During a unique high tide a huge wave wraps around the stone tower of Whaleback lighthouse in Maine.
Giat waves from a unique high tide surround the stone tower of Whaleback lighthouse as the sun illuminates the structure in Maine.
Many farms still tap for maple syrup in early spring around March as a source of their income. The maple syrup industry is still a major component of New England.
Harbor view of Marshall Point Lighthouse in Port Clyde, in Maine along the rocky shore. The area attracts an artist community. The keeper's building is now a museum.
Giant waves from a distinctive high tide surround stone tower of Whaleback lighthouse in Maine.
Storm clouds approaching Great Captain Island lighthouse, with its unique stone architecture, in Greenwich, Connecticut. The design of these stone lighthouses became known as the Castles of the Sound.
Sun illuminates stone architecture of Penfield Reef lighthouse through storm clouds in Connecticut. The beacon is considered haunted by a keeper who drowned nearby during a storm.
Pemaquid Point lighthouse, in mid coast Maine, lies on top of special metamorphic rock formations that rise from the sea. It is a favorite attraction for tourists to New England.
Metamorphic rock formations lead to Pemaquid Point lighthouse. These unique rock formations, infused with pegmatite, are a popular attrtaction in Maine.
Pemaquid Point lighthouse is located on top of unique metamorphic rock formations in mid coast Maine. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in New England.
Waves breaking on unique metamorphic rock formations found along Pemaquid Point, in Bristol, around the mid coast of Maine. It is one of the most popular attractions in New England.
Waves break along rocky coastline. Pemaquid Point lighthouse is located on top of unique metamorphic rock formations that are a favoite attraction for visitors to the Maine coast.
Pemaquid Point lighthouse tower sits on top of unique metamorphic rock formations along the mid coast of Maine. It is one of the most popular attractions in New England.
Boats cruising in Boston Harbor as the sun starts to set with the Boston skyline of buildings along the shore.
Gay Head light, also referred to as Aquinnah lighthouse, has its tower made of brick. The beacon resides on Native American tribal land on Martha’s Vineyard island, in Massachusetts.
Huge waves surround Whaleback lighthouse, in southern Maine after a New England winter snowstorm passes by causing abnormal high tides.
Two garden scarecrows practicing social distancing with masks amid sunflowers. A subtle humorous way to get the message across to onlookers during the corona viris pandemic.
Scituate Harbor lighthouse tower is of the original construction built in the early 1800’s. It is a famous tourist attraction that has a sandy beach behind it as it faces the ocean.
Sandy beach beside Scituate Harbor lighthouse is a welcome attraction for many tourists in Massachusetts.
American flag waving by Cape Pogue lighthouse on a sunny summer day in Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts.
Peaceful early summer evening at Rockport Harbor in Massachusetts. The harbor, with its red fishing shack called Motif Number 1, is the most often painted harbor in America.
Side view of three-masted authentic windjammer or schooner passing by on a summer day wth blue sky. Windjamming is a popular attraction in New England for the tourism industry.
Old covered bridge above river with waterfalls cascading over rocks in autumn in the town of Bath, New Hampshire. Covered bridges are favorite attractions in New England.
Historic Stonington Harbor lighthouse with its unique architecture made of stone and is used as a public library. It is without a lantern in its tower.
Huge waves surround stone lighthouse tower of Whaleback light in Maine during a unique high tide in early Spring. Vertical orientation.
Yellow wildflowers in front of stone tower of Beavertail Lighthouse in Rhode Island, on a cloudy day. It is one of the oldest lighthouses in New England.
Young couple hiking along rocky breakwater towards Black Rock Harbor light connecting to Fayerweather Island in Bridgeport, Connecticut. It is a favorite challenge for many tourists to Seaside Park.
Tours are provided at Great Point Lighthouse tower and the surrounding wildlife refuge it resides in.
Fishing boat passes by Rockland Breakwater lighthouse, as it guides mariners into the entrance to Rockland Harbor, in Maine. The brick tower of the beacon lies at the end of a mile long breakwater.
Sunset over Warwick Harbor lighthouse, with its green light flashing, in Rhode Island. Red roof of keepers building next to the tower.
Authentic schooner sails are lit by low angle sun as it sails near the shore of an island in Maine, filled with evergreen trees. Windjammer tours are provided on schooner sailboats for recreation.
Wooden fence leads to the large brick tower of Aquinnah lighthouse, also referred to as Gay Head light, on a late summer day on Martha’s Vineyard island in Massachusetts.
Atlantic puffin stands guard on rocky island on the northern coast of Maine. Atlantic puffins are an endangered species of seabirds.
Sunlit lighthouse tower of Five Mile Point lighthouse is located at Lighthouse Point Park where visitors can view the beacon and the indoor carousel from the breakwater.
Great Captain Island lighthouse, with its unique stone architecture,  stands resilient as sun breaks through storm clouds.
Great Captain Island lighthouse, with its unique stone architecture, is located on a hilltop of the island, surrounded by trees.
Cascading waterfalls at Trap Falls in the Willard Brook State Forest, in Townsend, Massachusetts. A favorite New England attraction.
Purple lilac flowers blooming on an overcast day in May in New England. They provide an indication that Spring is here.
Sunset by West Quoddy Head lighthouse, with its red and white stripes, referred to as the “candy cane” lighthouse, in down east Maine, in New England. It is located in the easternmost point in USA.
American flag waves by Bakers Island lighthouse tower in Salem, Massachusetts. It has recently been reconstructed and restored.
Old schooner sails past Spring Point lighthouse on a warm summer day in Portland Maine. Windjammers, as they are called, are a favorite tourist attraction in Maine.
Authentic schooner windjamming sailing vessel with three masts cruises by on a warm summer day along the Maine Seacoast. Windjamming is a favorite attraction for tourists.
Visitors can walk along the nearly mile long jetty to get a clear view of Eastern Point Lighthouse in Gloucester, Massachusetts.
Wooden masts of old vitage schooner sailboat as white sails reach the blue sky.
Two young hikers walking along jetty towards Black Rock Harbor lighthouse in Bridgeport, Connecticut. It is a popular park enjoyed by many visitors in the summer season.
Sheffield Island lighthouse, with its unique architecture of stone, is a favorite island attraction during the summer season. It is one of the “castles of the sound” in Connecticut.
American flag waves in front of Portland Head lighthouse, decorated with a giant wreath during the holiday season on a windy winter day in Maine.
Large wreath displays on tower of Portland Head lighthouse, the oldest beacon in Maine, during the holiday season. American flag waves during a windy winter day.
Portland Head lighthouse tower is decorated with a large wreath as it overlooks Casco Bay in Maine on a cold winter day during the holiday season.
Burnt Coat Harbor lighthouse of Swans Island in Maine, is illuminated by the sun as it breaks through the morning fog. Lighthouse is inside the Acadia National Park in down east region of Maine.
Moon rising behind clouds at dusk at Nubble lighthouse shining brightly, in Maine. The beacon is also referred to as Cape Neddick light. The area is also haunted by the ghost ship Isadore.
Aquinnah lighthouse, also referred to as Gay Head light, sits on a hilltop, surrounded by a stone wall and wooden gate as the sun sets on Martha’s Vineyard island in Massachusetts.
Bristol Ferry lighthouse is surrounded with large boulders to protect the keepers when the tides would rise in Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island. Beach area is covered with open sea shells at low tide.
Beach roses near Nantucket Island lighthouse, Brant Point light, as it guides a fishing boat into the harbor.
Old Stone Stratford Shoal (MIddleground) Lighthouse is Believed to be Haunted
Herrick Cove lighthouse on Lake Sunapee on a summer day. It is one of three inland lighthouses in New Hampshire.
Boulders and rocks surround Watch Hill Lighthouse, with its Colonial architecture,  to protect it from dangerous New England storms in Rhode Island.
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