Sunday, December 17, 2017

Schoolhouse, Cliff Island

Did you know that Maine's largest city has a one-room schoolhouse? It's located on Cliff Island, which has approximately 60 year-round residents. I got to explore this intresting part of Portland in October.

Portland, Maine USA October 2017 Photo by Corey Templeton of One Room Schoolhouse on Cliff Island.

December in Monument Square, 2017

Monument Square in December with a proper amount of snow and seasonal decorations.

Portland, Maine USA December 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. Monument Square in December with a proper amount of snow and seasonal decorations.

Friday, December 15, 2017

Danforth Street Snow, Dec. 2017

From last weekend, a little bit of fresh snow brightens up this stretch of Danforth Street.

From last weekend, a little bit of fresh snow brightens up this stretch of Danforth Street.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Flashback: Widgery Wharf, Dec. 2014

A Thursday throwback to Widgery Wharf on a wintery day back in December 2014.

Portland, Maine USA December 2014 photo by Corey Templeton. A Thursday throwback to Widgery Wharf on a wintery day back in December 2014.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Old Port Trap Tree

The lobster trap tree in front of The Portland Regency Hotel & Spa, from a pleasant post-snow walk this morning.

Portland, Maine USA December 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. The lobster trap tree in front of The Portland Regency Hotel & Spa, from a pleasant post-snow walk this morning.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Morning Light and Reflections

Crisp morning light and reflections of the Old Port on Dana Street.

Portland, Maine USA November 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. Crisp morning light and reflections of the Old Port on Dana Street.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

December Rain in the Square

Other than the warm rain this evening, Monument Square is looking all appropriately decorated for the holidays.

Portland, Maine USA December 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. Other than the warm rain this evening, Monument Square is looking all appropriately decorated for the holidays.



Saturday, December 2, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Flashback: Copper Beech Tree, Dec. 2013

Going back to December 2013 for this Thursday throwback. My photo of the beautifully decorated copper beech tree at the Portland Museum of Art appears on this recent museum guide. Check out this year's tree lighting during Friday Friday Art Walk tomorrow.

Portland, Maine USA December 2013 photo by Corey Templeton. Going back to December 2013 for this Thursday throwback. My photo of the beautifully decorated copper beech tree at the Portland Museum of Art appears on this recent museum guide.


Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Rainy Old Port, Oct. 2017

A rainy night view over the Old Port, featuring a visiting cruise ship in the distance.

Portland, Maine USA October 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. A rainy night view over the Old Port, featuring a visiting cruise ship in the distance.

Monday, November 27, 2017

The Cross Street

Looking up Cross Street, the little section that connects Spring and Free Streets. On the left is Rhum Food + Grog and Arabica Coffee. On the right will eventually be a restaurant called Lio.

Portland, Maine USA November 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. Looking up Cross Street, the little section that connects Spring and Free Streets. On the left is Rhum Food + Grog and Arabica Coffee. On the right will eventually be a restaurant called Lio.


Saturday, November 25, 2017

Wharf to Wharf, Oct. 2017

Passing by Custom House Wharf (on the left) and Maine Wharf (on the right).

Portland, Maine USA October 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. Passing by Custom House Wharf (on the left) and Maine Wharf (on the right).

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Flashback: Montreal, Nov. 2015

A Thursday throwback to a Montreal visit this time of year in 2015. This is the Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel.

Montreal Quebec Canada November 2015 photo by Corey Templeton. A Thursday throwback to a Montreal visit this time of year in 2015. This is the Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Rope on a Boat

A bit of yellow rope, on a boat. For whatever reason I usually find these ropes worth taking a photo of when I am headed to one of the islands.

Portland, Maine USA November 2017 photo by Corey Templeton of Yellow Rope on a Casco Bay Lines Ferry boat.

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Tugboat Siblings

Tugboats Andrew & Roderick McAllister docked at the end of the Maine State Pier.

Portland, Maine USA October 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. Tugboats Andrew & Roderick McAllister docked at the end of the Maine State Pier.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Cliff Island, Harbor

Another look at Cliff Island's harbor. Almost hard to believe that this is part of the largest city in Maine.


Portland, Maine USA November 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. Another look at Cliff Island's harbor. Almost hard to believe that this is part of the largest city in Maine.


Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Spokes & Such

A classic blue bicycle resting along a fence on Danforth Street.

Portland, Maine USA November 2017 photo by Corey Templeton of a classic blue bicycle resting along a fence on Danforth Street.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Gray & Brackett

I'm a fan of these somewhat gloomy, grey, and cold November mornings. This is from Gray and Brackett Streets in my neighborhood of the West End.

Portland, Maine USA November 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. This is from Gray and Brackett Streets in my neighborhood of the West End.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Portland, Maine: The 2018 Calendar

It's the time of year to unpack the winter jackets, drink lots of hot cocoa and most importantly: Buy a calendar for 2018! What better calendar to start with than my annual effort, available now for just $20 here. Thanks everyone for supporting my photography over the years and letting me continue to share my perspective of this little city with you all.

Portland, Maine 2018 Photo Calendar by photographer Corey Templeton. Buy now!

Fishermans Cove, November 2017

A few boats at Fishermans Cove on Cliff Island. Interestingly (to me), this side of the island seems to have more marine activity than the side facing towards land, where the Casco Bay Lines ferry docks.

Portland, Maine USA November 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. Fishermans Cove on Cliff Island in Casco Bay.

Friday, November 10, 2017

Buoys Out of Water

Buoys outside of the Cliff Island Store & Cafe, a little preview of some photos I'll be sharing from this far flung part of Portland.

Portland, Maine USA November 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. Buoys outside of the Cliff Island Store & Cafe.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Flashback: Fall on the Western Prom, 2013

A Thursday throwback to exactly four years ago and a pleasant autumn scene on the Western Promenade.

Portland, Maine USA November 2013 photo by Corey Templeton. A Thursday throwback to exactly four years ago and a pleasant autumn scene on the Western Promenade.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Promenade Side

A view from the corner of Vesper Street and the Eastern Promenade, on Munjoy Hill.

Portland, Maine USA October 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. A view from the corner of Vesper Street and the Eastern Promenade, on Munjoy Hill.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

West End Reds

Some bright fall colors in the West End a few weekends ago.

Portland, Maine USA October 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. Some bright fall colors in the West End neighborhood.

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Maquoit Reflection

The sparkling afternoon water reflecting off the window of a Casco Bay Lines ferry (the Maquoit II).

Near Portland, Maine USA November 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. The sparkling afternoon water reflecting off the window of a Casco Bay Lines ferry (the Maquoit II).

Friday, November 3, 2017

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Window Bird

A decorated window at the Portland Public Library in Monument Square. Check out their current Dahlov Ipcar exhibition in their Lewis Gallery.

Portland, Maine USA November 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. A decorated window at the Portland Public Library in Monument Square. Check out their current Dahlov Ipcar exhibition in their Lewis Gallery.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Patch of Pumpkins

A photogenic set up pumpkins on Neal Street in the West End.

Portland, Maine USA October 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. A photogenic set up pumpkins on Neal Street in the West End.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Into the Wind

Sailing past Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse on a pleasant Saturday morning.

Portland, Maine USA October 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. Sailing past Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse on a pleasant Saturday morning on Casco Bay.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

City of the Sea

Today's visiting cruise ship, the AIDAmar, towering over most of the Portland skyline.

Portland, Maine USA October 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. A visiting cruise ship, the AIDAmar, towering over most of the Portland skyline.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Autumn at the Inn

Pumpkins and other autumn decorations adorn the entrance to Portland's fabled Danforth Inn. 

Portland, Maine USA October 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. Pumpkins and other autumn decorations adorn the entrance to Portland's fabled Danforth Inn.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Newbury Street, Autumn 2017

A bit of fall foliage on Newbury Street. Glad I got a few photos before all the wind and rain tomorrow, which will take a lot of leaves with it.

Portland, Maine USA October 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. A bit of fall foliage on Newbury Street.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Danforth and York, Brick Building

Signs for a non-existent music and food venue at York & Danforth Streets.

Portland, Maine USA October 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. Signs for a non-existent music and food venue at York & Danforth Streets.

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Fort Allen Park, Oct. 2017

From an evening stroll through Fort Allen Park, overlooking the entry to Portland Harbor.

Portland, Maine USA October 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. From an evening stroll through Fort Allen Park, overlooking the entry to Portland Harbor.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Light at the End of the Roses

One of the lighthouses at Two Lights in Cape Elizabeth, seen through the beach roses.

Cape Elizabeth, Maine USA October 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. One of the lighthouses at Two Lights in Cape Elizabeth, seen through the beach roses.

Friday, October 20, 2017

Last Light

Late afternoon sun shining through a tree along the Eastern Waterfront.

Portland, Maine USA October 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. Late afternoon sun shining through a tree along the Eastern Waterfront.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Flashback: Fall at Evergreen, Oct. 2015

For this Thursday Throwback, going back two years to October 2015 and an autumn scene from Evergreen Cemetery. This is always a scenic spot this time of year.

Portland, Maine USA October 2015 photo by Corey Templeton of Fall Foliage in Evergreen Cemetery.

Baxter Building, Autumn 2017

A little bit of autumn color in front of the Baxter Building (current home of The VIA Agency) on Congress Street.

Portland, Maine USA October 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. A little bit of autumn color in front of the Baxter Building (current home of The VIA Agency) on Congress Street.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Paddling Party

Kayakers paddling around the old pilings off of the Eastern Waterfront.

Portland, Maine USA October 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. Kayakers paddling around the old pilings off of the Eastern Waterfront.

Blue and Gold

A bit of autumn color on a tree in Deering Oaks Park. 

Portland, Maine USA October 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. Blue and Gold: A bit of autumn color on a tree in Deering Oaks Park.

Friday, October 13, 2017

A Purple Haze

An interesting sky right before sunset tonight, from Congress Street looking towards Longfellow Square.

Portland, Maine USA October 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. An interesting sky right before sunset, from Congress Street looking towards Longfellow Square.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Throwback: West End Foliage, Oct. 2015

For this week's throwback, here is one of my favorites from October 2015, taken in the West End. It graces the cover of this month's Portland Magazine, along with a few other recent shots inside.




Portland Magazine October 2017 photos by Corey Templeton.

Portland Magazine October 2017 photos by Corey Templeton.



Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Lincoln Park and Fountain

Some photos of the recently refurbished fountain in Portland's Lincoln Park. The fountain was cast in Paris in 1870 and is one of just three that exist in America. The whole park has been spruced up as well and is looking better than I can ever recall.

Portland, Maine USA October 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. Some photos of the recently refurbished fountain in Portland's Lincoln Park

Portland, Maine USA October 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. Some photos of the recently refurbished fountain in Portland's Lincoln Park

Portland, Maine USA October 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. Some photos of the recently refurbished fountain in Portland's Lincoln Park

Portland, Maine USA October 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. Some photos of the recently refurbished fountain in Portland's Lincoln Park

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Damariscotta Pumpkinfest and Regatta

A few cellphone snapshots of the annual Damariscotta Pumpkinfest and Regatta on Monday. Enjoyed watching the wacky festivities even in the rain.

A few cellphone snapshots of the annual Damariscotta Pumpkinfest and Regatta on Monday. Enjoyed watching the wacky festivities even in the rain.

A few cellphone snapshots of the annual Damariscotta Pumpkinfest and Regatta on Monday. Enjoyed watching the wacky festivities even in the rain.

A few cellphone snapshots of the annual Damariscotta Pumpkinfest and Regatta on Monday. Enjoyed watching the wacky festivities even in the rain.

A few cellphone snapshots of the annual Damariscotta Pumpkinfest and Regatta on Monday. Enjoyed watching the wacky festivities even in the rain.

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Mum's the Word

 One of my favorite doorways in the West End on a recent night.

Portland, Maine USA October 2017 photo by Corey Templeton.  One of my favorite doorways in the West End on a recent night.

Friday, October 6, 2017

Wharfside

A nighttime scene along Union Wharf, an active section of the Old Port's working waterfront.

Portland, Maine USA October 2017 photo by Corey Templeton.A nighttime scene along Union Wharf, an active section of the Old Port's working waterfront.


Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Bike on the Bridge

A fellow bike commuter crossing the Martin's Point Bridge this picturesque afternoon.

Portland, Maine USA October 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. A fellow bike commuter crossing the Martin's Point Bridge on a picturesque afternoon.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Three Trees & Moon

Three evergreens and the moon, at the Portland side of the Casco Bay Bridge tonight.

Three evergreens and the moon, at the Portland side of the Casco Bay Bridge tonight.

Monday, October 2, 2017

Lincoln Middle and Moon

A glimpse of the moon beyond the cupola atop Lincoln Middle School.

Portland, Maine USA September 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. A glimpse of the moon beyond the cupola atop Lincoln Middle School.

Friday, September 29, 2017

Harbor View Park, Night

A nighttime view of the relative peace and quiet of Harbor View Park and the Casco Bay Bridge at night.

Portland, Maine USA September 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. A nighttime view of the relative peace and quiet of Harbor View Park and the Casco Bay Bridge at night.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Up, Up, and Away

A balloon full of hot air, shortly after floating over the West End of Portland. Seems like a risky area to operate, but I bet they got some awesome photos from up there.

Portland, Maine USA September 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. A balloon full of hot air, shortly after floating over the West End of Portland. Seems like a risky area to operate, but I bet they got some awesome photos from up there.


Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Ask Yourself

A sign worth pondering, seen at the baseball field at Nason's Corner Park.

Portland, Maine USA September 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. Before you complain have you volunteered? Seen at the baseball field at Nason's Corner Park.

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Danforth and the Giant Pumpkin

One of the giant pumpkins growing on Danforth Street. It's been fun watching this grow all year.

Portland, Maine USA September 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. One of the giant pumpkins growing on Danforth Street. It's been fun watching this grow all year.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

The Sky is a Cloud Neighborhood

Dramatic clouds doing their thing above the Portland skyline. Seen from across Back Cove.

Portland, Maine USA September 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. Dramatic clouds doing their thing above the Portland skyline. Seen from across Back Cove.

Friday, September 22, 2017

Paddling Past

a kayaker near the mouth of the Fore River (where it passes under Congress Street).

Portland, Maine USA September 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. a kayaker near the mouth of the Fore River (where it passes under Congress Street).

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Three Masts in the Fog

Sticking with the current weather theme of perpetual fogginess, three boats floating off of the Eastern Promenade.

September 2017 Portland, Maine USA photo by Corey Templeton.Sticking with the current weather theme of perpetual fogginess, three boats floating off of the Eastern Promenade.

Monday, September 18, 2017

Saturday, September 16, 2017

West End Night Sky

Urban stargazing in front of the rowhouses at Stratton Place in the West End.

Portland, Maine USA September 2017 photo by photographer Corey Templeton. Urban stargazing in front of the rowhouses at Stratton Place in the West End.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Looking Up: St. Dominic's Church

From this foggy evening, looking up at the front of St. Dominic's Church (now home of the Maine Irish Heritage Center) on Gray Street.

Portland, Maine USA September 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. From this foggy evening, looking up at the front of St. Dominic's Church (now home of the Maine Irish Heritage Center) on Gray Street.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Flashback: Denver Buildings, July 2017

A quick throwback to July and some interesting buildings on Champa Street in Denver, Colorado.

Denver, Colorado July 2017 photo by Corey Templeton A quick throwback to July and some interesting buildings on Champa Street in Denver, Colorado.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Congress Sq. Night

A nighttime view of Congress Square, where Congress and High Street meet. This is looking east from in front of the State Theater Building.

Portland, Maine USA September 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. A nighttime view of Congress Square, where Congress and State Street meet. This is looking east from in front of the State Theater Building.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Bell Buoy Aerial

An aerial view of Bell Buoy Park, which is where Commercial Street meets the waterfront near the State Pier.

Portland, Maine USA August 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. An aerial view of Bell Buoy Park, which is where Commercial Street meets the waterfront near the State Pier.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Fessenden Park Flowers

A few photos of the pleasant landscaping in Fessenden Park on the last day of July.

Portland, Maine USA July 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. A few photos of the pleasant landscaping in Fessenden Park on the last day of July.

Portland, Maine USA July 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. A few photos of the pleasant landscaping in Fessenden Park on the last day of July.

Portland, Maine USA July 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. A few photos of the pleasant landscaping in Fessenden Park on the last day of July.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Flashback: Coffee Skyline

Throwback Thursday to this skyline photo from August 2014 which can be seen on a few different adverts for local favorites Coffee By Design.