Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.
Maine: A Photographer's Paradise
Being a photographer in Maine means living with too many choices. The Pine Tree State isn't just photogenic; it's supermodel sexy. When it comes to gorgeous scenery, Maine's got it going on: surf-washed cliffs, woodland lakes, snowcapped mountains, fiery maples, and coastal islands wrapped in fog. There's
We asked four top art curators to select a Maine photographer whose work deserves a wider audience beyond museum and gallery walls. Here are their choices.
How to Photograph Your Maine Life
Want to take pictures like a pro? We asked four of the state?s premier photographers for tips on shooting your home, family, garden, and vacation.
Lewis Wickes Hine came to Maine in 1909 to document child labor abuses in the canneries and mills. His haunting photographs shocked a nation.
Where in Maine?
This summer village on a lake is well disguised by a blanket of snow. Can you identify it?
2005: The Year That Was
Mainers went to the dogs ? in a good way ? and to war in Iraq, lost an air base and gained a racino, and still found time to take a swim in January.
150 Reasons We don't know who to thank, but someone in your organization has given us an incredible compliment by believing we are worthy enough to be listed in your November issue as one of the "150 Reasons to Give Thanks We live in Maine." You have no idea what this does for our state of mind. We're
Art in the Blood
Father and son photographers Paul and John Paul Caponigro may differ in their styles, but they share a mystical reverence for the natural world.
- By: Rebecca Martin Evarts
Features The Best Maine Photography In this special issue of Down East, devoted to the fine art of taking pictures, the editors have collected some of our favorite images of the state of Maine — from landscapes to portraits to photojournalism. 46 Maine: A Photographer's Paradise The Pine Tree State
Maine?s largest city has carved out a niche for itself in product photography.
The Maine Photographic Workshops attracts photographers from around the world.
An enterprising guide in Sangerville offers mushing tours of moose country.
Chicky?s Fine Diner, Westbrook
Favorite dishes, made with a twist, are the draw at this hipster haven.
Photo exhibitions, performances, and even a ?snodeo? are on tap this month in Maine.
The final view of this famous Maine photographer reflects upon a lifetime spent behind the lens.