The Maine
An artful dialogue about the wonders of the state.

Month: July, 2010

Master Shots: Timothy Whelan

Bookseller and photographer Timothy Whelan interviewed by Sharon Kitchens Praying to the Pie Gods by Jon Edwards What were the most important things you learned as a photographer’s assistant? To step away from a print and take a good look at it. If it is not working keep trying. If it continues to not be […]

Ducktrapia

by Jon Levitt

Rara Avis

by Brian Willson Many people wouldn’t even have noticed the big black bird circling slowly in the cloudless blue sky over Beech Hill in Rockport a couple weeks ago. Some certainly would’ve seen the bird—it was good-sized, and flying low above the summit—but then misidentified it as an eagle. A few would’ve recognized it as […]

Out and About with Moxie

by Stewart Engesser Moxie, the official Maine State Beverage, is a carbonated soft drink so uniquely weird tasting that even die-hard fans find it difficult to describe. “All I can say is it tastes like root beer on steroids,” says Merrill Lewis, President of the Moxie Congress, an informal band of Moxie enthusiasts and historians […]

Chanterelle Vodka

by Meghan Flynn

Master Shots: Frank Lavelle

Photographer Frank Lavelle interviewed by Sharon Kitchens Hands What has given you the greatest sense of purpose as a photography teacher? I originally became interested in teaching photography because it was a way of making a living doing something in the photographic field without the pressure of having to produce pictures as a job. As […]

Ducktrapia

by Jon Levitt

Maine Farmland Trust