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April 26th, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Christopher Lawrence

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo By Christopher Lawrence
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Ocean Falls—Portland Head Light” by Christopher Lawrence. Location: Portland, Maine. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Your Favorite Places and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage, Facebook and Twitter. To get your photos in …
 
March 23rd, 2016

Behind The Shot: Deer Amongst The Birches By Jonathan Steele—Acadia National Park, Maine

Posted By Staff
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It was the second day of a five-day trip to Acadia National Park and Machias Seal Island for research into an upcoming workshop. The day had started two hours north of Acadia along the Bold Coast of Maine, a cloudy, dreary looking day even by Maine coast standards. By 7 a.m., the boat trip from …
 
February 25th, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Stacie Popp-Young

Posted By Staff
Photo by Stacie Popp-Young
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Downeast Forest Autumn Colors” by Stacie Popp-Young. Location: Winter Harbor, Maine. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Your Favorite Places and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage and several images from the Assignment Gallery …
 
December 20th, 2015

Photo Of The Day By Jeremy Gray

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo by Jeremy Gray
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Raven’s Nest” By Jeremy Gray. Location: Acadia National Park, Maine. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Your Favorite Places and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage and several images from the Assignment Gallery are picked to be featured …
 
September 28th, 2015

After Dark Assignment Winner Karthik Subramanian

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
jordan pond star trails web
Congratulations to Karthik Subramanian for winning the After Dark Assignment! “This was taken during a long weekend trip to Acadia National Park in Maine. I scouted the Jordan Pond area during the day, making sure that I could get a good composition facing towards the northern sky. I also checked out the position of the …
 
May 28th, 2015

Behind The Shot: “Monument Cove” By Adam Woodworth—Acadia National Park, Maine

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
"Monument Cove" By Adam Woodworth
In this edition of Behind the Shot, Adam Woodworth shares his first thoughts on using the Nikon D810A for landscape astrophotography. This year is turning into the year where I’m knocking off shots that I had been after for a couple years, including this one at Monument Cove in Acadia National Park, Maine. And what …
 
April 13th, 2015

Behind The Shot: “Galactic Cave” And “Panorama at Portland Head Lighthouse” By Adam Woodworth—Maine

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Galactic Cave, Maine
This shot has been in the planning for about two years or so, and I finally had a chance to try it this winter. A lot of things needed to come together for this to work. It had to be early in the year (at the start of “Milky Way season”) in order to even …
 
December 19th, 2014

Behind The Shot: “Christmas Lights on Nubble Lighthouse” by Adam Woodworth – York, Maine

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Composite photograph of several long nighttime exposures of Nubble Lighthouse against the Atlantic Coast in York, Maine
This photo was taken the day after Christmas in 2013. A snowstorm was moving across parts of New England and my day started out by heading north with the hopes of going to the White Mountains of New Hampshire. But the heavier snow up that way and bad traffic on the highway made me turn …
 
June 25th, 2014

Behind The Shot: “Milky Way Over Screw Auger Falls” by Adam Woodworth – Grafton Notch State Park, Maine

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Long night exposure of the Milky Way over Screw Auger Falls gorge in Grafton Notch State Park Maine
Ever since I returned to landscape photography in 2008, I have been amazed by the places I’ve visited in my journeys through my original home state of Maine, and my current home state of New Hampshire. Screw Auger Falls in Maine’s Grafton Notch State Park, almost straddling the border of the two states, is a …
 
June 30th, 2013

Why I Love Photography on the Maine Coast

Posted By Jerry Monkman
A cairn, above the fog, marks a hiking trail on the summit of Cadillac Mountain in Maine's Acadia National Park.
I’m blessed to live just a mile from the Maine Coast and it’s mix of rocky shorelines, bird-filled tidal marshes, and working harbors (though we have those things in my home state of New Hampshire too, albeit only 17 miles of coastline versus Maine’s 3000.) Summer is my favorite time to shoot on the coast. …