Friday, July 20, 2018

Maine Crafts

Checking out the new retail location of the Maine Crafts Association, in the Mechanic's Hall building at 521 Congress Street. Lots of cool crafts created by talented people from all over the state.

Portland, Maine USA July 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. Checking out the new retail location of the Maine Crafts Association, in the Mechanic's Hall building at 521 Congress Street. Lots of cool crafts created by talented people from all over the state.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Longfellow's Garden, July 2018

A stroll through the beautiful garden at the Longfellow House on Congress Street, part of the Maine Historical Society headquarters.

Portland, Maine USA July 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. A stroll through the beautiful garden at the Longfellow House on Congress Street, part of the Maine Historical Society headquarters.

Portland, Maine USA July 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. A stroll through the beautiful garden at the Longfellow House on Congress Street, part of the Maine Historical Society headquarters.

Portland, Maine USA July 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. A stroll through the beautiful garden at the Longfellow House on Congress Street, part of the Maine Historical Society headquarters.

Portland, Maine USA July 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. A stroll through the beautiful garden at the Longfellow House on Congress Street, part of the Maine Historical Society headquarters.

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Lobsterman by the Sea

Got to see the Maine Lobsterman statue by Victor Kahill in a different setting yesterday on Bailey Island in Harpswell. The original statue was commissioned for the 1939 New York World's Fair.

Bailey Island in Harpswell, Maine USA photo by Corey Templeton, July 2018. Maine Lobsterman statue of Victor Kahill copy near the ocean.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Portland Pier Dining

Summertime dining in the fresh air at J's Oyster in the Old Port.

Portland, Maine USA June 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. Summertime dining in the fresh air at J's Oyster in the Old Port.

Friday, July 13, 2018

Fenced In

A sloping fence design at the University of New England campus in Portland.

Portland, Maine USA June 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. A sloping fence design at the University of New England campus in Portland.

Pier Approach

Part of the Old Port skyline from the approach to the State Pier.

Portland, Maine USA June 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. Part of the Old Port skyline from the approach to the State Pier.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

All the Boats

Captured almost all the boats in Portland harbor in this photo from the end of the State Pier.

Portland, Maine USA June 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. Captured almost all the boats in Portland harbor in this photo from the end of the State Pier.

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Boothby Square Yellow

The flowers doing their thing in the Old Port's Boothby Square.

Portland, Maine USA July 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. The flowers doing their thing in the Old Port's Boothby Square.

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Flag in the Square

The Stars and Stripes flying in Congress Square this Independence Day morning.

Portland, Maine USA July 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. The Stars and Stripes flying in Congress Square this Independence Day morning.


Saturday, June 30, 2018

Harbor Complex

A glimpse of the inner harbor from above the Portland Company Complex.

Portland, Maine USA June 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. A glimpse of the inner harbor from above the Portland Company Complex.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Monday, June 25, 2018

Steele Peaks

An entrance to Battery Steele on Peaks Island. This mysterious stone structure first appeared in 1942 and has mystified locals and graffiti artists ever since.

Portland, Maine USA June 2018 photo by Corey Templeton of Battery Steele world war two fortification defense on Peaks Island.

Friday, June 22, 2018

Merrill's Marine Wharf

A view of Merrill's Wharf from last night, a wharf with an apparently successful mix of industry, office and restaurant space

Portland, Maine USA June 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. A view of Merrill's Wharf at night, a wharf with an apparently successful mix of industry, office and restaurant space

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Pier to Sea

Blue sky and blue waters from the end of the State Pier.

Portland, Maine USA June 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. Blue sky and blue waters from the end of the State Pier.

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Deering Oaks Pond & Park

A recent evening stroll past Deering Oaks Park. At one time the pond here was connected to Back Cove and would fill and drain with the tides.

Portland, Maine USA June 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. A recent evening stroll past Deering Oaks Park. At one time the pond here was connected to Back Cove and would fill and drain with the tides.

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Colesworthy Cannonball

A cannonball embedded in the Colesworthy Building at 92 Exchange Street. According to official documents, the cannonball is from the Civil War.

Portland, Maine USA June 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. A cannonball embedded in the Colesworthy Building at 92 Exchange Street. According to official documents, the cannonball is from the Civil War.

Monday, June 11, 2018

Flight of Life

A LifeFlight of Maine helicopter passes over the Western Promenade, on the approach to Maine Medical Center.

Portland, Maine USA June 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. A LifeFlight of Maine helicopter passes over the Western Promenade, on the approach to Maine Medical Center.

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Longfellow & Little Bee

Longfellow Square yesterday evening, including the Little Bee Honey Ice Cream cart.

Portland, Maine USA June 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. Longfellow Square summer evening, including the Little Bee Honey Ice Cream cart.

The Obelisk

Looking down Congress Street to the Obelisk Memorial to George Cleeves, one of the first settlers in what was then Machigone Neck.

Portland, Maine USA June 2018 photo by Corey Templeton . Looking down Congress Street to the Obelisk Memorial to George Cleeves, one of the first settlers in what was then Machigone Neck.

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Lost Youth in the Old Port

You never know where Longfellow will pop up in Portland. Here's a part of "My Lost Youth" on Exchange Street.

Portland, Maine USA June 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. You never know where Longfellow will pop up in Portland. Here's a part of "My Lost Youth" on Exchange Street.

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Île d'Orléans

A couple views near the east end of Île d'Orléans, a rural island in the St. Lawrence River just outside of Quebec City.

June 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. Île d'Orléans in Quebec Canada on the St. Lawrence River.


Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Quebec from the Ferry

A view towards Quebec City and the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac from the ferry.

May 2018 photo by Corey Templeton of A view towards Quebec City and the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac from the ferry.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Maine Mountains

A scenic stop near Jackman, Maine on the way to Quebec City yesterday.

Maine photo by Corey Templeton May 2018. A scenic stop near Jackman, Maine on the way to Quebec City.

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Friday, May 25, 2018

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Parkside Spring

A trio of photos proving that spring has arrived in Portland's Parkside neighborhood.

Portland, Maine USA Photo by Corey Templeton. spring has arrived in Portland's Parkside neighborhood.





Thursday, May 17, 2018

Flashback: Waiting for the Water Taxi, October 2016

Thursday throwback to this photo from October 2016 which looks pretty sharp on the cover of this year's Visit Portland Visitor's Guide. I didn't notice until it was cropped like this that the chain on the pier and the leash on the dog makes for a neat repetition of shapes.

Portland, Maine USA Photo of Casco Bay Lines at State Pier person with dog cover of Visit Portland Visitor's Guide for 2018.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Sunrise Skies

A few interesting sunrises over the past few months, taken from the kitchen window.

Portland, Maine USA Sunrise sky photo by Corey Templeton

Portland, Maine USA Sunrise sky photo by Corey Templeton

Portland, Maine USA Sunrise sky photo by Corey Templeton

Portland, Maine USA Sunrise sky photo by Corey Templeton


Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Monday, May 14, 2018

Longfellow and the Lion

The Henry Wadsworth Longfellow statue, in Longfellow Square, which was designed by prominent Maine-born sculptor Franklin Simmons.

Portland, Maine USA May 2018 photo by Corey Templeton The Henry Wadsworth Longfellow statue, in Longfellow Square, which was designed by prominent Maine-born sculptor Franklin Simmons.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Park to Park

The vista towards Fort Allen Park from South Portland's Bug Light Park.

Portland, Maine USA May 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. The vista towards Fort Allen Park from South Portland's Bug Light Park.

Monday, May 7, 2018

Gorham's Corner Brick and Color

A bit of color between the brick buildings at Danforth & York Streets.

Portland, Maine USA May 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. A bit of color between the brick buildings at Danforth & York Streets.

Friday, May 4, 2018

The Lights on Congress

I'm really digging the new marquee at the State Theatre. It's informative and lights up Congress Square. I foresee new some photo opportunities at this spot.

Portland, Maine USA May 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. I'm really digging the new marquee at the State Theatre. It's informative and lights up Congress Square. I foresee new some photo opportunities at this spot.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Flashback: Spring Blossoms, April 2012

A springtime Thursday Throwback to April 13, 2012 and the and cherry blossoms in front of the First Parish Church.

Portland, Maine USA Photo by Corey Templeton. A springtime Thursday Throwback to April 13, 2012 and the and cherry blossoms in front of the First Parish Church.

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Step Through to Winter & Spring

It's kind of a yearly tradition to capture the Winter/Spring street signs in the West End. Here's this year's photo, nicely framed by a blue bicycle.

Portland, Maine USA April 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. Step Through bicycle to Winter and Spring Street signs in the West End.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Fort Allen to the Sea

From the top of Fort Allen Park, a view towards the sea and Portland Head Light.

Portland, Maine USA April 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. From the top of Fort Allen Park, a view towards the sea and Portland Head Light.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

I Saw the Signs

Eagle-eyed followers may recognize my photos around town on all the sharp new City of Portland, Maine wayfinding signs. Here's one on State Street.

Portland, Maine USA March 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. Eagle-eyed followers may recognize my photos around town on all the sharp new City of Portland, Maine wayfinding signs. Here's one on State Street.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Victorious

An elevated view of the Our Lady of Victories monument in the appropriately named Monument Square.

Portland, Maine USA March 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. An elevated view of the Our Lady of Victories monument in the appropriately named Monument Square.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Sunset Time at Fort Sumner

Folks checking out the sunset from Fort Sumner Park, on North Street, a few evenings ago.

Portland, Maine USA April 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. Folks checking out the sunset from Fort Sumner Park, on North Street, a few evenings ago.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Peninsula to the Pass

A scenic view towards Diamond Island Pass from atop the Eastern Promenade.

Portland, Maine USA April 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. A scenic view towards Diamond Island Pass from atop the Eastern Promenade.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Burgers on Exchange

Passing by the windows of the new Black Cow Hamburgers in the Old Port. This was previously Sonny's, and long ago was a Portland Savings Bank building.




Sunday, April 8, 2018

O'Brion Sreet to the Sea

Looking down O'Brion Street from Marada Adams Park (formerly the site of Adams School).

Portland, Maine USA April 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. Looking down O'Brion Street from Marada Adams Park (formerly the site of Adams School) on Munjoy Hill.

Horton's Place

A leftover puddle on Horton Place, a little street in the West End.

Portland, Maine USA April 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. A leftover puddle on Horton Place, a little street in the West End.

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Custom House to the Wharf

A view through the Custom House fence towards Commercial Street this morning.

Portland, Maine USA April 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. A view through the Custom House fence towards Commercial Street

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Easter Egg Tree

Spotted an elusive Easter egg tree on Winter Street. This species only shows its colors one day a year.

Portland, Maine USA April 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. Spotted an elusive Easter egg tree on Winter Street. This species only shows its colors one day a year.

Saturday, March 31, 2018

Cobblestone Level

A quiet saturday morning along Wharf Street. Always a go-to spot for ground-level reflection photos.

Portland, Maine USA March 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. A quiet saturday morning along Wharf Street. Always a go-to spot for ground-level reflection photos.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Rising Tide at Custom House Wharf

Another take on those high waters at Custom House Wharf earlier this month.

Portland, Maine USA March 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. Another take on those high waters at Custom House Wharf earlier this month.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Tree in the Yard

A tree growing in the courtyard of the First Parish Church on Congress Street.

Portland, Maine USA March 2018 photo by Corey Templeton.A tree growing in the courtyard of the First Parish Church on Congress Street.


Sunday, March 25, 2018

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Longfellow Sq., March 2018

Not from today, but a recent morning in Longfellow Square. The design of the bench is accentuated by the recent snow.

Not from today, but a recent morning in Longfellow Square. The design of the bench is accentuated by the recent snow.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

At Congress & Weymouth

A former church at the corner of Congress & Weymouth Streets, currently for sale. I'm guessing there are some restaurants and breweries interested in this spot.

Portland, Maine USA March 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. A former church at the corner of Congress & Weymouth Streets, currently for sale.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Saturday, March 17, 2018

West End Flags

The Irish and American flags flying in Harbor View Memorial Park this afternoon.

Portland, Maine USA March 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. The Irish and American flags flying in Harbor View Memorial Park from Tate Street.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Park Street Morning, March 2018

An early morning stroll over to Park Street. Kind of looking forward to spring but will make the best of the snow until then.

Portland, Maine USA March 2018 photo by Corey Templeton looking up Park Street towards the Row houses early morning stroll after snow storm.

Monday, March 12, 2018

A Hilly Skyline at Night

A nighttime view towards Munjoy Hill from back in January (feels like just yesterday).

Portland, Maine USA January 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. A nighttime view towards Munjoy Hill from back in January.

Friday, March 9, 2018

Looking Up on Free Street

A seagull perched above the Porteous, Mitchell and Braun Company Building, currently occupied by the Maine College of Art. 

Portland, Maine March 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. A seagull perched above the Porteous, Mitchell and Braun Company Building, currently occupied by the Maine College of Art.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Victoria Mansion and Night Sky

The night sky and a few bright stars above the Victoria Mansion on Danforth Street.

Portland, Maine USA February 2018 photo by Corey Templeton of The night sky and a few bright stars above the Victoria Mansion on Danforth Street.

Monday, March 5, 2018

Bay Mist at the Dock

Looking over the shoulder of the Bay Mist towards Commercial Street in the Old Port.

Portland, Maine USA March 2018 photo by Corey Templeton. Looking over the shoulder of the Bay Mist towards Commercial Street in the Old Port.

Saturday, March 3, 2018

High Tide at Custom House Wharf

High tide at Custom House Wharf today. Watch your step! But on a serious note, it will be interesting to see how our city adjusts to rising waters during our generation.

Portland, Maine USA March 2018 photo by Corey Templeton of flooding at high tide at Custom House Wharf in the Old Port.