Sunday, May 31, 2015

View from the Nova Star

A rainy Sunday morning from atop the Nova Star ferry. Regular service between Yarmouth, Nova Scotia and Portland, Maine resumes this week. 

Portland, Maine Nova Star ferry cruise ship view of city skyline May 31 2015 photo by Corey Templeton.

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Friday, May 29, 2015

Beach to Lighthouse

A shot from across the bridge in South Portland, looking towards Spring Point Ledge Light from Willard Beach.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Tower of Portland

A view from the Portland Observatory last weekend. The tower is open again for public tours, a highly recommended stop for locals and tourists alike. 

Portland Observatory Skyline view from 138 Congress Street Portland, Maine USA May 2015 photo by Corey Templeton.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Windows on Danforth

The side of a beautiful old brick building on Danforth Street in the late evening.


Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Through the Arches

A unique view towards Munjoy Hill from Portland City Hall earlier this month.

Portland, Maine USA May 2015 Photo from City Hall towards Munjoy Hill photo by Corey Templeton.

Sunday, May 24, 2015

All Along the Waterfront

A scene along the waterfront, taken from Portland Pier and looking over to Custom House Wharf.

Portland, Maine May 2015 Casco Bay Waterfront towards Custom House Wharf photo by Corey Templeton.

Saturday, May 23, 2015

The Lights on High Street

A recent evening on High Street, looking towards the Westin Portland Harborview Hotel (which is still proudly displaying the Eastland sign over Congress Square). 

Westin Portland Harborview Hotel formerly Eastland Hotel on High Street in Portland, Maine USA May 2015 at night photo by Corey Templeton.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Portland's Patio

Looking down at a portion of the seating in Congress Square Park from the Top of the East Lounge at the Westin Portland Harborview (formerly Eastland Hotel). 

Portland, Maine May 2015 Congress Square Park aerial from Top of the East Lounge at Westin Portland Haborview Hotel by Corey Templeton.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Carroll Street, May 2015

Trees and tulips in bloom in front of one of my favorite blocks in the West End:

Portland, Maine May 2015 Carroll Street trees and tulips in bloom in spring. West End neighborhood. Photo by Corey Templeton.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Foreside (Falmouth)

From the next town over/up, looking out at Casco Bay on a spring morning:

Falmouth, Maine (Greater Portland) May 2015 morning in spring photo by of Casco Bay by Corey Templeton.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Night Clouds

There were some fast-moving clouds over Deering Street last evening. This is from the corner of Deering and High Street.

Portland, Maine USA May 18, 2015 Corner of Deering Street and High Street at night with low clouds. Photo by Corey Templeton.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Fresh Paint

Admiring the new artwork on the side of the perpetually under-construction Schwartz Building in Congress Square. 

Portland, Maine May 2015 Congress Square art on construction wall photo by Corey Templeton.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

A Sunday in May (2015)

From this morning, a foggy and muted view towards Munjoy Hill from Bug Light Park in South Portland.

Portland, Maine May 2015 Fog on Casco Bay from Bug Light Park looking towards Munjoy Hill. Photo by Corey Templeton.

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Tulips Amongst the Oaks

A bed of tulips situated alongside State Street and Deering Oaks Park:

Portland, Maine May 2015 State Street along Deering Oaks Park Tulips Flowers photo by Corey Templeton.

Friday, May 15, 2015

Mansion to Mansion

Looking towards the McLellan Mansion (part of the Portland Museum of Art) from in front of the Safford House, the home of Greater Portland Landmarks

Portland, Maine May 2015 photo by Corey Templeton of 93 High Street Greater Portland Landmarks Safford House to McLellan Mansion at Museum of Art.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Sun & Clouds

From Tuesday evening, an interesting sky beyond the Western Promenade:

Portland, Maine Western Promenade cloud and sun sky May 12, 2015 photo by Corey Templeton.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Skies of Gold

A photographically-overlooked stretch of Congress Street,  looking west from Congress & Carleton Street:

Portland, Maine May 2015 Congress Street at Carleton Street looking west at sunset photo by Corey Templeton.

Monday, May 11, 2015

The Pleasant End of Fore Street

An idyllic view down Pleasant Street. On the left is the fine dining restaurant named Artemisia. Their website has the tagline "The Pleasant End of Fore Street," a reference to their street address (Fore Street turns into Pleasant Street after it hits Center Street).

Artemisia cafe restaurant at 61 Pleasant Street in Portland, Maine USA May 2015 photo by Corey Templeton.

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Spring is Here Again

Another view of one of my favorite little spots in town, the courtyard of the First Parish Church on Congress Street.

May 2015 Portland, Maine USA First Parish Church courtyard at 425 Congress Street. Photo by Corey Templeton.

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Up Above Exchange Street

A unique view looking down Exchange Street from the City Hall clock tower this morning. The top of City Hall was one of 12 "secret spots" around town as part of the Magical History Tour by the Maine Historical Society. You may notice the sign for the soon-to-open Press Hotel in this photo as well. Check out this page on their site, where I am profiled as a Portlander of note. 

Exchange Street in the Old Port of Portland, Maine aerial view from City Hall. May 9, 2015. Photo by Corey Templeton.

Friday, May 8, 2015

City Hall, May 2015

The trees in front of City Hall are putting on their annual display of beauty:

Trees in Bloom in front of City Hall in Portland, Maine USA May 2015 photo by Corey Templeton.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Evening at the Oaks

A pleasant spring evening at Deering Oaks Park. The Farmers Market is now back in the park every Saturday from 7am-1pm.  

Deering Oaks Park in Portland, Maine. Spring May 2015 photo by Corey Templeton.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

February vs. May 2015

A two-season view from in front of the The First Parish Church on Congress Street in February and May this year.

Portland, Maine USA Photo by Corey Templeton The First Parish Church on Congress Street February and May

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Night Outside the Museum

From Sunday evening, a glimpse of the moon to the right of the Charles Shipman Payson Building at the Portland Museum of Art. 

May 2015 Portland, Maine USA Congress Square night the Charles Shipman Payson Building at the Portland Museum of Art. Photo by Corey Templeton.

Monday, May 4, 2015

Deering Ave.

A shot from beyond the peninsula yesterday, one of the warmest days of the year so far. This is on Deering Avenue, looking towards Woodfords Corner. 


Sunday, May 3, 2015

Longfellow Town

I'm not sure if all these signs are references to Portland native Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, but I'm going to assume they are.  
Portland, Maine USA May 2015 photos by Corey Templeton of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Street signs and Statues

Saturday, May 2, 2015

First Friday Art Walk - May 2015

A view of the corner where Congress and Free Streets intersect, taken during last evening's Art Walk festivities. 

Portland, Maine USA May 2015 photo by Corey Templeton of First Friday Art Walk on Congress and Free Streets.

Friday, May 1, 2015

Love Spring

The message on the Time & Temperature building is currently promoting a fundraising drive for the Maine Public Broadcasting Network, but the message of Love also goes well with these blossoms on Temple Street.

Portland, Maine USA April 2015 Love Spring blossoms on Temple Street photo by Corey Templeton.