Kennebunk & Kennebunkport
A personal study on: Adventure
Aerial images capture a few brief moments of curious adventurers exploring the picturesque village of Kennebunkport, Maine.
Graduation season is quickly approaching and it reminded me of the photography group portrait session we created back in 2022.
Looking forward to photographing the class of 2023~
Aerial Portland in the snow
This aerial photography is a true way to show off the beauty and vibrancy of Portland, Maine, a city that is at once historic and modern, serene and dynamic. It is a stunning reminder of the power of nature to transform even the most frozen landscape into a work of art.
Behold the stunning aerial view of Portland, Maine, where the residential neighborhoods and Back Cove converge to create a breathtaking panorama. Against a backdrop of blue skies, the snowy rooftops of the houses and buildings create a picturesque landscape, a winter wonderland that is both charming and captivating.
From above, the city appears as a patchwork of neighborhoods, each with its own unique character and charm. The winding streets and alleys form a labyrinthine network that leads the eye from one vibrant community to the next.
In the distance, the shimmering waters of the Back Cove provide a serene contrast to the cityscape. The coves tranquil surface reflects the clear blue skies, creating a mesmerizing visual display.
Photographing a family with their first newborn in their calm home setting is a wonderful and special experience. The home environment provides a personal and intimate backdrop that truly captures the essence of the family's life and love. The newborn baby is often the star of the show, and the experience of capturing their first moments with their parents is both touching and memorable. The relaxed and comfortable setting of the family's home allows everyone to feel at ease, and creates a natural and authentic setting for the photographs. As a photographer, it's a privilege to be invited into such a special and private moment in a family's life, and to help them preserve those memories forever. The resulting images are not only beautiful and emotional, but they also serve as a lasting reminder of the love and joy that a new family brings into the world.
West End of Portland, Maine
From high above, the West End neighborhood of Portland, Maine appears as a serene and tranquil oasis amidst the snow-covered landscape. The houses, apartments, and buildings are nestled snugly together, their rooftops glistening under the winter sun.
The architecture of the neighborhood is diverse and captivating, with a mixture of historic buildings, modern apartments, and elegant Victorian homes. The narrow streets and alleyways wind through the neighborhood, creating a sense of intimacy and community.
In the heart of the neighborhood lies the Western Promenade, a beautiful park that offers stunning views of the city and the harbor. The park is a popular destination for locals and visitors alike, providing a peaceful respite from the hustle and bustle of daily life.
As the sun sets over the neighborhood, the snow takes on a warm golden glow, creating a magical and enchanting atmosphere. The West End neighborhood of Portland, Maine is a true gem of New England, a place where history, culture, and natural beauty converge to create a truly unique and unforgettable experience.
March - Snow on the rails
The Narrow gauge railroad may lie dormant during this time in the winter, but its old-fashioned charm remains as bright as ever against the glistening white snow of Casco Bay. The railroad offers carefree rides around the eastern promenade. The gleaming locomotive, now frozen in the snow, is a touristy reminder of simpler days, of the joy of discovery and adventure.
Deering High School
This photograph captures the beauty and serenity of a snowy winter day at Deering High School, where the stunning architecture and pristine grounds combine to create a truly magical setting.
As the sun rises above the snow-covered landscape, Deering High School in Portland, Maine, stands proud and resplendent, basking in the warm glow of the sunlight. The snow creates a soft blanket over the sprawling grounds, transforming the campus into a winter wonderland of white.
The architectural details of the school are accentuated by the snow, with every gable, window, and column adorned with a delicate dusting of snowflakes. The red brick façade of the building contrasts beautifully with the pure white snow, creating a stunning visual display.
The sky is a brilliant shade of blue, a stark contrast to the crisp white of the snow and the warm hues of the school's brickwork.
As the day wears on, the sun continues to climb higher into the sky, casting long shadows across the snow-covered landscape.
We spent a delightful afternoon exploring the charming streets of Portland, Maine after a snowstorm in March. With our cameras in hand, we wandered through the city capturing its beauty at every turn. From vibrant murals and sculptures to neighborhood parks and stunning architecture, the sights were truly breathtaking.
As the sun began to set, we were treated to a wonderful golden hour light that bathed the city in a warm glow, creating an enchanting atmosphere. It was an unforgettable experience that we'll cherish for years to come.
We wanted to take a moment to share a couple of the black and white images we created on a recent visit to Sunapee Hotel in New Hampshire.
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