Down East January 2006

January 2006

The table of contents from the January 2006 issue of Down East.


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

North by East

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.

  • By: Joshua F. Moore

Dangerous Work

Lewis Wickes Hine came to Maine in 1909 to document child labor abuses in the canneries and mills. His haunting photographs shocked a nation.

  • By: Virginia Wright

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.

  • By: Andrew Vietze

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.


Letters to the Editor

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…



Cataloging Portland

Maine’s largest city has carved out a niche for itself in product photography.

  • By: Edgar Allen Beem

Master Class

The Maine Photographic Workshops attracts photographers from around the world.

  • By: Jeff Clark

Dogsledder for a Day

An enterprising guide in Sangerville offers mushing tours of moose country.

  • By: Andrew Vietze

Chicky’s Fine Diner, Westbrook

Favorite dishes, made with a twist, are the draw at this hipster haven.

  • By: Michaela Cavallaro

January Highlights

Photo exhibitions, performances, and even a “snodeo” are on tap this month in Maine.


Last Portrait

The final view of this famous Maine photographer reflects upon a lifetime spent behind the lens.

  • By: Joshua F. Moore