Thursday, August 17, 2017

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017

Occupied Wall, Post Office Park

The temporary public art piece "Occupied Wall" by Christian A. Prasch spotted in Post Office Park. Read about it here and stop by the park before September to see it in person.

Portland, Maine USA August 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. The temporary public art piece "Occupied Wall" by Christian A. Prasch spotted in Post Office Park. Read about it here and stop by the park before September to see it in person.

Friday, August 11, 2017

South Portland Armory

A few recent shots of the former Maine National Guard Armory building across the bridge in South Portland. It has been spruced up very nicely and now is home to a gas station/convenience store and martial-arts center.

South Portland, Maine USA Photo by Corey Templeton August 2017. A few recent shots of the former Maine National Guard Armory building across the bridge in South Portland. It has been spruced up very nicely and now is home to a gas station/convenience store and martial-arts center.

South Portland, Maine USA Photo by Corey Templeton August 2017. A few recent shots of the former Maine National Guard Armory building across the bridge in South Portland. It has been spruced up very nicely and now is home to a gas station/convenience store and martial-arts center.

South Portland, Maine USA Photo by Corey Templeton August 2017. A few recent shots of the former Maine National Guard Armory building across the bridge in South Portland. It has been spruced up very nicely and now is home to a gas station/convenience store and martial-arts center.



Thursday, August 10, 2017

Flashback: Thompson's Point, August 2013

From August 2013, a gritty view of Thompson's Point prior to its redevelopment. This is from inside the old structure that was once part of the platform shed at nearby Union Station.

Portland, Maine USA photo by Corey Templeton. From August 2013, a gritty view of Thompson's Point prior to its redevelopment. This is from inside the old structure that was once part of the platform shed at nearby Union Station.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017

Lilies in Baxter Woods

This season's water lilies in Baxter Woods. Seems like a scene that would make for a good painting perhaps.

Portland, Maine USA August 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. This season's water lilies in Baxter Woods. Seems like a scene that would make for a good painting perhaps.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Flashback: Galway, May 2017

A Thursday throwback to a touristy but fun street in the city of Galway, Ireland. From May of this year.

Galway, Ireland May 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. A Thursday throwback to a touristy but fun street in the city of Galway, Ireland. From May of this year.

Monday, July 31, 2017

Hopscotch Hero

Remnants of a hopscotch game in Longfellow Park (out in the Oakdale neighborhood of Portland).

Portland, Maine USA July 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. Remnants of a hopscotch game in Longfellow Park (out in the Oakdale neighborhood of Portland).


Sunday, July 30, 2017

Saturday, July 29, 2017

A Little Giant

A trio of bikes passing by the newly opened Little Giant restaurant at the corner of Danforth & Clark Streets in the West End.

Portland, Maine USA July 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. A trio of bikes passing by the newly opened Little Giant restaurant at the corner of Danforth & Clark Streets in the West End.

Friday, July 28, 2017

Bayside Rooftop

A recent movie showing at Bayside Bowl's new rooftop deck. In addition to some nice aerial views of one of Portland's up and coming neighborhoods, the deck has a taco truck and a full bar.

Portland, Maine USA July 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. A recent movie showing at Bayside Bowl's new rooftop deck. In addition to some nice aerial views of one of Portland's up and coming neighborhoods, the deck has a taco truck and a full bar.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Ship Shape

The Eimskip container ship Skogafoss loading cargo in Portland Harbor. According to their website, the ship is named after an "iconic waterfall in the south of Iceland."

Portland, Maine USA June 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. The Eimskip container ship Skogafoss loading cargo in Portland Harbor. According to their website, the ship is named after an "iconic waterfall in the south of Iceland."

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Corey Goes to Colorado

Enjoying the sights around Denver and Vail, Colorado this week on vacation. First time being this far west and seeing the impressive Rocky Mountains. Will be back with Portland photos next week.








Thursday, July 13, 2017

Flashback: Observatory View, July 2011

A Thursday throwback to July 2011 and a unique view of the Portland Observatory from another part of the peninsula.

Portland, Maine USA July 2011 photo by Corey Templeton. A Thursday throwback to July 2011 and a unique view of the Portland Observatory from another part of the peninsula.


Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Smooth Sailing, July 2017

A couple dramatic fog photos from a few weekends ago, taken while cruising around Portland's harbor.

Portland, Maine USA July 2017 photo by Corey Templeton dramatic fog on Casco Bay cruising on the ferry to Peaks Island.

Portland, Maine USA July 2017 photo by Corey Templeton dramatic fog on Casco Bay cruising on the ferry to Peaks Island.


Monday, July 10, 2017

Stairs and Shadows, Free Street

Shadows always make me want to convert a photo to black and white. Here's a take on some fire escape on Free Street.

Portland, Maine USA June 2016 photo by Corey Templeton. Shadows always make me want to convert a photo to black and white. Here's a take on some fire escape on Free Street.

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Saturday Morning Routine

A few shots from this morning's Farmers' Market in Deering Oaks Park. Looks like it's strawberry season!

Portland, Maine USA July 2017 photo by Corey Templeton of the Portland Farmers' Market in Deering Oaks Park

Portland, Maine USA July 2017 photo by Corey Templeton of the Portland Farmers' Market in Deering Oaks Park

Portland, Maine USA July 2017 photo by Corey Templeton of the Portland Farmers' Market in Deering Oaks Park

Portland, Maine USA July 2017 photo by Corey Templeton of the Portland Farmers' Market in Deering Oaks Park

Portland, Maine USA July 2017 photo by Corey Templeton of the Portland Farmers' Market in Deering Oaks Park

Friday, July 7, 2017

And So

The fishing vessel E Cosi II floating in the fog somewhere in Portland Harbor.

Portland, Maine USA July 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. The fishing vessel E Cosi II floating in the fog somewhere in Portland Harbor.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Old Glory in the Old Port

An American flag catching some wind above the Old Port. Hope everyone is having a great Independence Day!

Portland, Maine USA June 2017 photo by Corey Templeton of an American flag catching some wind above the Old Port

Monday, July 3, 2017

Fort Allen Park, June 2017

A late afternoon view of Fort Allen Park near one of the Civil War cannons. Portland's annual Fourth of July fireworks and shenanigans take will take place tomorrow not far from here.


Saturday, July 1, 2017

Battery of Steele

Exploring the Battery Steele, an old military installation, on Peaks Island today. The structure was built to defend Portland Harbor during World War II.

Portland, Maine USA July 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. Exploring the Battery Steele, an old military installation, on Peaks Island. The structure was built to defend Portland Harbor during World War II.

Friday, June 30, 2017

OhNo, A Cafe

You can consider this a personal endorsement of neighborhood sandwich shop OhNo Cafe, which is located at the corner of Brackett & Gray Streets in the West End. I enjoy the bagel breakfast sandwiches among their other specialities.

Portland, Maine USA June 2017 photo by Corey Templeton of neighborhood sandwich shop OhNo Cafe, which is located at the corner of Brackett & Gray Streets in the West End

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Lincoln Park Ghost Fence

A portion of the "Ghost Fence" by artist John Sundling. The piece, which is a TEMPOart installation, traces the original border of Portland's Lincoln Park.

Portland, Maine USA June 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. A portion of the "Ghost Fence" by artist John Sundling. The piece, which is a TEMPOart installation, traces the original border of Portland's Lincoln Park.

Monday, June 26, 2017

The Tortoise and the Hare

A speedy boat and a sailboat navigating the waters near the Casco Bay Bridge.

Portland, Maine USA June 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. The Tortoise and the Hare - A speedy boat and a sailboat navigating the waters near the Casco Bay Bridge.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Seashore Avenue, Peaks Island

A scenic view from Seashore Avenue on Peaks Island, looking south and west towards Cushing Island and Cape Elizabeth in the distance.

Portland, Maine USA June 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. A scenic view from Seashore Avenue on Peaks Island, looking south and west towards Cushing Island and Cape Elizabeth in the distance.

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Sailing and Watching

Watching the boats in the harbor from Fort Allen Park, on the slope of Munjoy Hill. 

Portland, Maine USA June 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. Watching the boats in the harbor from Fort Allen Park, on the slope of Munjoy Hill.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Spanish for the Heart Restaurant

A welcoming sidewalk in front of the newly opened Restaurante El Corazon restaurant in Longfellow Square. The company is still operating their popular food truck, El Corazon, as well.

Portland, Maine USA June 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. A welcoming sidewalk in front of the newly opened Restaurante El Corazon restaurant in Longfellow Square.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Singing for School

A couple of entrepreneurial buskers raising money for college on Congress Street this afternoon.

Portland, Maine USA June 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. A couple of entrepreneurial buskers raising money for college on Congress Street.

A New New Colossus

An artsy rendition of The New Colossus by Emma Lazarus on the wall behind the Bakery Studios on Pleasant Street.

An artsy rendition of The New Colossus by Emma Lazarus on the wall behind the Bakery Studios on Pleasant Street.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Pride Portland, 2017

A few photos from yesterday's big Pride Portland parade which runs from Monument Square all the way down to a festival in Deering Oaks Park.

Portland, Maine USA June 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. A few photos from yesterday's big Pride Portland parade which runs from Monument Square all the way down to a festival in Deering Oaks Park.

Portland, Maine USA June 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. A few photos from yesterday's big Pride Portland parade which runs from Monument Square all the way down to a festival in Deering Oaks Park.

Portland, Maine USA June 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. A few photos from yesterday's big Pride Portland parade which runs from Monument Square all the way down to a festival in Deering Oaks Park.




Saturday, June 17, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Flashback: Cruising on Exchange Street

A Thursday Throwback to June 2013 and a classic car cruising past Exchange Street on a warm evening.

Portland, Maine USA June 2013 photo by Corey Templeton. A Thursday Throwback to June 2013 and a classic car cruising past Exchange Street on a warm evening.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Shallow Waters

A sailboat named "Grebe" sitting at Custom House Wharf during a low tide.

Portland, Maine USA May 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. A sailboat named "Grebe" sitting at Custom House Wharf during a low tide.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Cyclist and a Shadow

A cyclist and their shadow heading down Pearl Street in the Old Port.

Portland, Maine USA June 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. A cyclist and their shadow heading down Pearl Street in the Old Port.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Summer Kickoff Weekend, 2017

The ferris wheel is set up off of Commercial Street, it must be time for the Old Port Festival and the unofficial start of summer.

Portland, Maine USA June 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. The ferris wheel is set up off of Commercial Street, it must be time for the Old Port Festival and the unofficial start of summer.

Friday, June 9, 2017

Over the Wharves

Look Eastward, over the wharves of Portland Harbor. The chimney in the distance is the Wyman Station power plant in Yarmouth.

Portland, Maine May 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. Look Eastward, over the wharves of Portland Harbor. The chimney in the distance is the Wyman Station power plant in Yarmouth.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Flashback: Boothby Square, Oct. 2014

For this Thursday Throwback, here is a photo of mine from Boothby Square taken back in October 2014. This photo and a few others of mine are now featured on the homepage of the venerable Portland Regency Hotel & Spa.


Wednesday, June 7, 2017

People, Back in Town

Seeing more people around the Old Port lately, summer must be on the way!

Portland, Maine USA May 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. Seeing more people around the Old Port lately, summer must be on the way!

Portland, Maine USA May 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. Seeing more people around the Old Port lately, summer must be on the way!

Portland, Maine USA May 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. Seeing more people around the Old Port lately, summer must be on the way!



Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Aura Lights

A night time view outside of the recently opened Aura music venue, formerly known as The Asylum, at the corner of Free and Center Streets. This corner feels a little more vibrant now.

A night time view outside of the recently opened Aura music venue, formerly known as The Asylum, at the corner of Free and Center Streets. This corner feels a little more vibrant now.

Sunday, June 4, 2017

On the Road: Chattanooga

My silence this past week was due to travelling to Chattanooga, TN for work. I didn't bring my actual camera but was able to gather some photos of this pretty cool city after work each day mostly using my cellhphone. I enjoyed the warm but pleasant weather in the evenings and all the good restaurants down there.

Chattanooga, Tennessee USA June 2017 photos by Corey Templeton of the downtown city area.

Chattanooga, Tennessee USA June 2017 photos by Corey Templeton of the downtown city area.

Chattanooga, Tennessee USA June 2017 photos by Corey Templeton of the downtown city area.

Chattanooga, Tennessee USA June 2017 photos by Corey Templeton of the downtown city area.

Chattanooga, Tennessee USA June 2017 photos by Corey Templeton of the downtown city area.

Chattanooga, Tennessee USA June 2017 photos by Corey Templeton of the downtown city area.

Chattanooga, Tennessee USA June 2017 photos by Corey Templeton of the downtown city area.

Chattanooga, Tennessee USA June 2017 photos by Corey Templeton of the downtown city area.

Monday, May 29, 2017

Memorial Day 2017

The American flag flying in Monument Square today in honor of Memorial Day. The Our Lady of Victories statue was dedicated in 1891 and according to the Portland Public Art Committee it honors "the 5,000 lives the city lost to the Civil War, fully one-sixth of its population [at the time]."

Portland, Maine USA May 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. The Our Lady of Victories statue and American Flag in Monument Square on Memorial Day.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Victoria Mansion, May 2017

A late afternoon view of the Victoria Mansion from Park Street. This side view of the building looks rather impressive.


Saturday, May 27, 2017

Donut Line

Part of the line at The Holy Donut on Exchange Street this morning. Makes me think about opening my own donut & coffee place intown.

Portland, Maine USA May 2017 photo by Corey Templeton of Holy Donut on Exchange Street with long long for morning donuts and coffee.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Becky's

Steaming past Becky's Diner on Commercial Street, a local landmark on Commercial Street since 1991.

Portland, Maine USA May 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. Steaming past Becky's Diner on Commercial Street, a local landmark on Commercial Street since 1991.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Flashback: New York, May 2016

Three Throwback Thursday photos from a visit to the fine city of New York City last May. Sometimes processing photos in black and white brings out different things that I didn't notice originally.

New York City May 2016 photo by Corey Templeton. Interior of New York Public Library.


New York City May 2016 photo by Corey Templeton.Walking through Central Park.



Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Seasons of Portland: Park Street Doors

A summer/winter mashup from a scenic stretch of Park Street. The winter photo is from January 2015 and the summer photo is from today.

Portland, Maine USA May 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. A summer/winter mashup from a scenic stretch of Park Street. The winter photo is from January 2015 and the summer photo is from May 2017.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Cliffs of Moher, May 2017

Looking back to a recent vacation in Ireland, here are some photos from the epic Cliffs of Moher. The cliffs reach as high as 702 feet above the Atlantic Ocean and if you look closely you can see people and cows in some of these shots.

Ireland May 2017 photo by Corey Templeton of epic Cliffs of Moher. The cliffs reach as high as 702 feet above the Atlantic Ocean

Ireland May 2017 photo by Corey Templeton of epic Cliffs of Moher. The cliffs reach as high as 702 feet above the Atlantic Ocean

Ireland May 2017 photo by Corey Templeton of epic Cliffs of Moher. The cliffs reach as high as 702 feet above the Atlantic Ocean

Ireland May 2017 photo by Corey Templeton of epic Cliffs of Moher. The cliffs reach as high as 702 feet above the Atlantic Ocean




Saturday, May 20, 2017

In Bloom, May 2017

So much in bloom, so little time! A trio of springtime photos around town.

Portland, Maine USA May 2017 photos by Corey Templeton of flowers and trees in bloom around town.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Spring on State Street

It still surprises me how quickly the seasons can change. Seems like just yesterday these trees were bare.

Portland, Maine USA May 2017 photo by Corey Templeton of tree in bloom on State Street in the West End.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Flashback: Commercial Street Trolley

A Thursday Throwback to May 2014 and a "Looking into the Past" entry from Commercial Street. The historical photo is via the Portland Maine History 1786 to Present Facebook group. Wouldn't it be something to see streetcars return here? It's happening in a lot of other cities.

Portland, Maine USA May 2014 photo by Corey Templeton of streetcar trolley on Commercial Street in the Old Port in front of the US Custom House.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Tulip Time, Longfellow Square

Tiptoeing through the tulips at Longfellow Square this evening. I included a bicycle in the frame as well in honor of this being the official Bike to Work Week.

Portland, Maine USA May 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. Tiptoeing through the tulips at Longfellow Square spring evening

Monday, May 15, 2017

Dublin, Ireland - May 2017

Fun Fact: I had a great time in Ireland last week! If you follow me on Instagram (@coreytempleton) you might have seen some of these already. Here are a few from the city of Dublin, the capital city and all around cool place.

Dublin, Ireland May 2017 vacation photo around the city by Corey Templeton.

Dublin, Ireland May 2017 vacation photo around the city by Corey Templeton.

Dublin, Ireland May 2017 vacation photo around the city by Corey Templeton.

Dublin, Ireland May 2017 vacation photo around the city by Corey Templeton.

Dublin, Ireland May 2017 vacation photo around the city by Corey Templeton.

Dublin, Ireland May 2017 vacation photo around the city by Corey Templeton.Dublin, Ireland May 2017 vacation photo around the city by Corey Templeton.

Dublin, Ireland May 2017 vacation photo around the city by Corey Templeton.

Dublin, Ireland May 2017 vacation photo around the city by Corey Templeton.