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Photography

Photo Contest
After five years of running our annual reader photo contest, we can say one thing for sure: Down East readers know how to capture Maine’s magic in every season. See this year's winning shots!

For the Photographer

Join us for an exclusive photography workshop!

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Photography

Photo Contest
After five years of running our annual reader photo contest, we can say one thing for sure: Down East readers know how to capture Maine’s magic in every season. See this year's winning shots!
Second annual Cutest Pets Photo Contest
Share the cutest photo(s) of your pet with us for a chance to get your furry friend's photo in Down East magazine and support P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center at the same time!
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Down East staff photographer Benjamin Williamson highlights some of his favorite shots from around the state.

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