Lighthouse Collection - Beacons of Safety and Welcome
For over 2,000 years, lighthouses have risen above shorelines rimmed by craggy rocks and shifting shoals throughout the world, offering safe passage to countless millions of marriners, their passengers and cargo, on their journeys. The lighthouse has come to symbolize safety, refuge, faithfulness, and endurance, mirroring these same traits in the lighthouse keepers themselves, who bore the burdens of the often monastic life required of them - risking life and limb to keep the light ablaze in the roughest of weather.
It’s no wonder, then, that the lighthouse would become a symbol for banks, churches, schools and the like. In Christian symbolism, Jesus often spoke of the power of light to illuminate the darkness and to beckon the world beyond, so too, the Lighthouse has come to represent the welcoming light of Jesus that shines out into the treacherous waters of this life, shining a narrow yet blazing beam across the sky, pointing the way to safe harbor.
Growing up in coastal New England, lighthouses have always held a special place in my heart. Over the years, we have had the privilege of photographing lighthouses throughout North America. From Peggy’s Cove Lighthouse in Nova Scotia, the iconic Portland Head and Nubble Lights in Maine, to Key West Lighthouse at the southernmost point in Florida, we’ve compiled many of our favorite fine art lighthouse photographs here for you to explore, enjoy, and if you would like, purchase. Please enjoy our collection!
Lighthouses from Maine to Florida and points in between