The Maine
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Category: We All Have Our Reasons

Roller Derby Huddle

photo by Jim Dugan Rockland photographer Jim Dugan was covering the Rock Coast Rollers’ Coastal Chaos roller derby tournament in Rockport last week. He was returning to the building when he saw this scene: the Rock Coast team huddling before a game. “My favorite derby photo so far, with no skates, outside in natural light. […]

Kenduskeag Stream Race: 50th Anniversary

photos by Jim Dugan The Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race is a spring tradition in Bangor, with most of the action happening at Six Miles Falls. Jim Dugan had a front-row seat for the best of the whitewater on a gorgeous Saturday. See more of his Kenduskeag pictures here.

Acadia: Back To The Waterfall

photography by Jim Dugan Jim keeps going back to the same waterfall. Year after year. This year, not so much snow but nice ice.

Shannon’s Raucous Ruckus

photography by Jim Dugan Shannon Lynn Thompson of Camden tries to celebrate her birthday every year with a fundraising party. This year, it was “A Raucous Ruckus” at the Blue Goose in Northport. The band was Ghost of Paul Revere and photographer Jim Dugan ran a raucous photo booth. Here are some of his photos.

We All Have Our Reasons: #26

Did you know that the North American Wife Carrying Competition takes place every year at Sunday River? 

Sunrise and Two Lights

by Jim Dugan Every now and then, I wake earlier than I should, glance out the window and think, “It’s going to be a good one.” I grab my camera bag and consider where to go. There are some spectacular sunrises here but I have to say, even the bad ones usually deliver something nice. […]

We All Have Our Reasons: #34

“Not a cairn in the world!”  says Michelle Smith at the summit of a beautiful fall hike.

We All Have Our Reasons: #4981

We agree with Ruth Griffin: What a beautiful September this is turning out to be.

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