The Maine
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Category: Master Shots

Breakwater In Winter

photography by Jim Dugan Jim Dugan lives in Rockland and tries to walk out the Rockland Breakwater regularly. The recent cold spell kept him from it for a couple weeks. When the weather broke, it was still pretty icy and the path to it was drifted over. Nevertheless, he persisted.

Master Shots: Winky Lewis

photographer Winky Lewis interviewed by Sharon Kitchens I first connected with Winky Lewis via our mutual friends Steve and Kate Shaffer who own Black Dinah Chocolatiers on Isle au Haut. Everything that comes from Kate, Steve, and that island is good so before I met Winky I already liked her a lot. When Boston Globe Magazine did […]

Kris Larson Blueberry Pickers Maine

text by Sharon Kitchens “Alien Land” by Kris Larson One of my favorite stories is the one I did on Kris Larson, the creator of beautiful B&W images of Maine’s wild blueberry pickers. Migrant workers on alien land. Here’s a link to the post and following is one of his images.

Master Shots: Sylvia Plachy

photographer Sylvia Plachy interviewed by Sharon Kitchens Richard Avedon wrote of Sylvia Plachy: “She makes me laugh and she breaks my heart. She is moral. She is everything a photographer should be.” Plachy is a Hungarian-born, New York-based photographer perhaps best known for capturing the essence of everyday (and not so everyday) life in Manhattan […]

Master Shots: Ron Haviv

photographer Ron Haviv interviewed by Sharon Kitchens   Darfuri girls leave their camp to search for firewood. The journey will expose to danger of attack and rape. 2005 – Darfur, Sudan Ron Haviv-VII Photos I first met Ron Haviv at the Maine Photographic Workshops in Rockport, Maine in 2006 or 2007, while in a weeklong […]

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