Piece description from the artist
Heceta Head Light is a lighthouse on the Oregon Coast between Florence and Yachats. It is located at Heceta Head Lighthouse State Scenic Viewpoint, a state park, midway up a 205-foot tall headland. Built in 1894, the 56-foot lighthouse shines a beam visible for 21 nautical miles, making it the strongest light on the Oregon Coast.
Heceta Head is named after the Spanish explorer Bruno de Heceta, who explored the Pacific Northwest during the late 18th century. Before him, Heceta Head was a spot of frequent fishing and hunting by the American Indian tribes that populated the area. Heceta Head is part of the Siuslaw Indians' traditional lands. They hunted sea lions in the area and gathered sea bird eggs from the offshore rocks. It was also the site of a legend — the Animal People built a great stone wall, which is now the cliffs, and tricked the Grizzly Bear brothers to their deaths there.
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Adam Romanowicz is an award winning travel, landscape, and nature photographer with penchant for adventure.
Born and raised in Chicago, IL, Adam always had a fascination with the artistic and abstract world. Childhood days were spent drawing, building models, and daydreaming of adventures in far off lands. While the real world grounds him in a career of engineering, daydreaming evolved into a passion for travel, outdoors, SCUBA diving, flying, and other exhilarating activities. These passions only reinforce Adam's love of photography, allowing him to show others the world through his eyes.
Shooting the world since 1997, Adam strives to create a strong sense of place in his travel related photographs. The idea is to make the viewer feel that they are literally standing in the image rather than just looking at it. Other than travel, photo interests include aviation, underwater, and macro.
Adam's archival quality fine art prints can be purchased directly from this site, or his online galleries at <a href="http://AdamRomanowicz.com" target="blank">AdamRomanowicz.com</a> and <a href="http://3scape.com" target="blank">3scape.com</a>. Prints are available on paper, canvas, acrylic, and metal with a large variety of custom framing options. His images are also exhibited and sold in galleries and juried art shows around Chicagoland.
In addition to fine art prints, Adam offers a large collection of editorial and commercial stock photography. Stock images are available for license on this website. Published credits include: Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Harcourt School Publishers (educational books), Mondo Publishing (educational books & magazines), Newfoundland Gazette, various websites, calendars, cd covers, and store displays. His work was also used in set design for ABC's TV show Desperate Housewives, as well as on a TV spot in Sydney, AU.