The Bahá’í House of Worship of North America

The Bahá’í House of Worship in Wilmette, Illinois, is one of eight dedicated temples of the Bahá’í faith in the world. Construction was begin in 1922 and the finished temple was dedicated in May 1953. The House of Worship is the oldest Bahá’í House of Worship in the world.Bahai Temple-0282

It is an incredibly beautiful building. I spent an hour photographing the temple last evening.  Struck by its beauty, I  returned this morning to take some additional photos.  Here are a number of my photos. I had difficult time choosing among them. As the evening sun set and the morning sun rose, the lighting changed continuously. Each change inspired another photo, as a I tried to capture the soul of this amazing building.

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Ordered Chaos

DTE recently replaced the substation in East Grand Rapids. Someone apparently forgot to remind DTE to turn off the lights to conserve energy.  The lights remain on all night long, but make for interesting pictures, I think.  The challenge is to find the angles that bring some order to the wires and equipment.  I hope I have done so here.