Saturday, January 31, 2015

A Tree for All Seasons

A wintertime view of the copper beech tree in the courtyard of the Cathedral Church of St. Luke on State Street:

Portland, Maine State Street Copper Beech Tree at St. Luke's Cathedral Winter Janaury 2015 photo by Corey Templeton

Friday, January 30, 2015

Any Port in the Storm

The postcard-view of Custom House wharf during Tuesday's snowstorm:

Portland, Maine January 2015 blizzard snow at custom house wharf photo by Corey Templeton


And a Casco Bay Lines worker keeping the boats cleared at the Maine State Pier:

Portland, Maine January 2015 blizzard snow at Casco Bay Lines photo by Corey Templeton

Thursday, January 29, 2015

A Winter Home

This unique house at the corner of Spring and Thomas Streets in the West End always catches my eye.   

Portland, Maine City West End house Spring and Thomas Streets in snow January 2015 photo by Corey Templeton

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Winter Storm Juno: Congress Square

A couple views (one from this morning, one from this afternoon) looking East from Congress Square:

Portland, Maine Blizzard Juno January 27, 2015 Congress Square photo by Corey Templeton

Portland, Maine Blizzard Juno January 27, 2015 Congress Square photo by Corey Templeton

Monday, January 26, 2015

Here Comes the Snow

Longfellow Square on Saturday night, a nice preview of the upcoming snow storm:

Portland, Maine January 2015 Snow in Longfellow Square at Night photo by Corey Templeton

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Snow & Arrows

A snowy view up State Street from where it crosses Danforth Street. Based on the current predictions, we will have much more snow to enjoy in a couple days. 

Snow and Arrows at State and Danforth Streets in the West End of Portland, Maine January 2015 photo by Corey Templeton

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Carroll Street, January 2015

Here is the first of many photos from today's snow event, taken on Carroll Street in the West End. I'm sure I'm not the only photographer who has been waiting for some fresh snow to take photos of. 

Portland, Maine Carroll Street in the West End with snow January 2015 photo by Corey Templeton

Friday, January 23, 2015

Acrobatic Dogs

A collage of photos featuring the appropriately named piece of art, "Acrobatic-Dogs," by Bernard Langlais. This is located at the Portland Public Library, and is just one of several Langlais pieces that are now in Portland. You can check out the others at the Portland Public Art Committee's website, as well as the Langlais Art Trail website. 

Acrobatic Dogs art by Bernard Langlais at the Portland Maine Public Library in January 2015 photo by Corey Templeton

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Ice Skating at Deering Oaks

The pond at Deering Oaks was in pretty good shape last weekend and I found a few people taking advantage of it:

Deering Oaks park ice skating in January 2015 Portland, Maine photo by Corey Templeton

Deering Oaks park ice skating in January 2015 Portland, Maine photo by Corey Templeton

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Union Bagel Co.

Pictured today is the cozy headquarters of Union Bagel Co. at 147 Cumberland Avenue. You can also find their bagels at several coffee shops around town. Their location on Cumberland Avenue has a history of successful restaurants and bakeries: It was previously home to Katie Made Bakery (now located on Congress Street) and Silly's (now located on Washington Avenue.). 

Union Bagel Co. at 147 Cumberland Avenue in Portland, Maine USA January 2015 photo by Corey Templeton

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Baxter Light

A look up at the light sculpture outside of the Baxter Building at 619 Congress Street, currently home to The VIA Agency

Monday, January 19, 2015

Commuter Window

A glimpse of a ferry passenger on a Casco Bay Lines boat as it pulls up to the pier:


Sunday, January 18, 2015

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Maine Wharf - January 2015

The new building on Maine Wharf appears to be nearing completion (on the outside at least).  It is confirmed that the ground floor will include a new restaurant by the owners of Fore Street. It also appears that retailer Casco Bay Artisans, formerly on Market Street, will be moving into this new building. 

Portland, Maine new construction building on Maine Wharf January 2015 photo by Corey Templeton

Friday, January 16, 2015

Boat Out of Water

A boat getting a lift at the Portland Yacht Services yard at 400 Commercial Street (formerly Gowen Marine):

Portland, Maine USA Boat out of water at sunrise photo by Corey Templeton January 2015

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Silent Munjoy Hill

A tree and some interesting lighting on the Eastern Promenade, taken back on the foggy and rainy evening before Christmas:

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Moulton Street, Jan. 2015

Shades of yellow light hitting Moulton Street from Sunday's sunrise:

Portland, Maine Moulton Street in the Old Port winter sunrise photo by Corey Templeton January 2015

Monday, January 12, 2015

Snow Globe

A piece of the Portland Public Art Committee's collection, Untitled-Armillary (1999) by Patrick Plourde, at the corner of Commercial Street and Franklin Street. 

Untitled-Armillary by Patrick Plourde in Portland, Maine January 2015 photo by Corey Templeton

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Saturday, January 10, 2015

City Lights, December 2014

A view over the city from Standpipe Park on North Street, taken back in December: 


Friday, January 9, 2015

First Friday Art Walk - September 2014

These photos are a little late, but I just got around to editing them. As we are currently in the depth of winter, maybe these photos from a warmer time will brighten your day as well. These are just a few shots around Congress Square during the September art walk:

Portland, Maine Congress Square during First Friday Art Walk September 2014 photo by Corey Templeton

Portland, Maine Congress Square during First Friday Art Walk September 2014 photo by Corey Templeton

Portland, Maine Urban Sugar Mobiel Cafe food truck Congress Square during First Friday Art Walk September 2014 photo by Corey Templeton

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Looking Into the Past: Custom House Wharf

Not a lot has changed at Custom House Wharf in the past 60 years. The old photo that is blended in with my photo taken on Sunday afternoon is from the Portland Public Library's archives and was taken in 1955.  

Portland, Maine January 2015 Custom House Wharf Old Port looking into the past photo by Corey Templeton

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Otto / Enzo

From the January First Friday, a peek inside Otto Pizza's next door dining area, known as Enzo. The line of people sitting up against the window seemed like an interesting visual. 

Otto Pizza and Enzo at 576 Congress Street Portland, Maine USA January 2015 photo by Corey Templeton

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

A Safe Harbor

An idyllic view of Portland Harbor from Fort Allen Park back in December:

Portland, Maine December 2014 Fort Allen Park and Casco Bay in Portland Harbor photo by Corey Templeton

Monday, January 5, 2015

Before & After: Congress at Casco Street

This amazing "before" photo comes from a post by Clyde Chapman in the Facebook group known as "Portland Maine Encyclopedia of the 1960's, 70's & 80's." It's from the corner of Congress Street and Casco Street, looking west:

Portland, Maine Winter Sidewalk Congress and Casco Clyde R Chapman's post in Portland Maine Encyclopedia of the 1960's, 70's & 80's

And here is my interpretation of the photo, taken yesterday morning:

Portland, Maine January 2015 Congress Street at Casco Street sidewalk present day snow photo by Corey Templeton

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Sunday Snow

I had to get out this morning for a few photos of the snow (only a few inches) that fell overnight before the rain comes to wash it away:

Portland, Maine USA January 2015 Winter snow State Street black and white photo by Corey Templeton

Portland, Maine USA January 2015 Winter snow Congress Street black and white photo by Corey Templeton

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Portland Street, Dec. 2014

Looking westward down Portland Street, from the parking garage connected to the former public market:

Portland, Maine December 2014 View down Portland Street at night photo by Corey Templeton

Friday, January 2, 2015

Night at the Regency

A nighttime view in front of the Portland Regency Hotel & Spa, which always does a nice job with their holiday decorations:

Portland, Maine Regency Hotel & Spa in the Old Port at night in December 2014 photo by Corey Templeton

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Waiting for Snow

I was waiting for some fresh snow, but ended up giving in and taking a few photos of the lights in Tommy's Park a few evenings ago:

Portland, Maine Tommy's Park Old Port Winter Holiday Lights December 2014 Photo by Corey Templeton