Maine Classic

GPS: 44.222568 -68.336853 This iconic lighthouse is a frequent attraction for visitors to nearby Acadia National Park, Maine. Located on the southwestern tip of Mount Desert Island, Bass Harbor Head Light has been standing on the quieter site of the island ever since 1858. The white brick structure with its colorful red fresnel lens is […]

Islands in the Fog

GPS: 44.353118 -68.242203 If you’ve been to Acadia National Park in Maine, you’ve most likely driven up Cadillac Mountain. At 1532 feet, this is the highest point on the North Atlantic seaboard — the first place in the USA to witness sunrise between October and March. This image was made on a clear September morn. […]

Kidney Pool

GPS: 43.067834 -70.693611 The land comprising Fort Foster Park in Kittery, Maine, was acquired by the military for coastal protection in 1872. But today, the public park is accessible to all. This is a great location for sunset. Sinuous sand patterns grace the foreground at low tide (as in this image), and shapely rocks adorn […]

Fog Triangle

GPS: 43.365378 -70.431759 Harbors are hard to photograph well. Most are loaded with man-made clutter, making it difficult to find and isolate compelling subjects. As a rule, I skip shooting harbors unless the weather forecast calls for intriguing conditions. Sea fog is one of those intriguing conditions. It hides much of the clutter and adds […]

Homage to the Sun

GPS: 43.242788 -70.588945 Good nature photography is possible even amidst civilization. This image is a case in point, taken on the popular Marginal Way in Ogunquit, Maine. The Marginal Way is a paved footpath on the coast that connects Perkins Cove to Ogunquit Beach. The key to photographing in congested areas is to limit the […]

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