The Maine
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The Famous Bet Of Bet’s Fish Fry

video by Peter Southwick Bet Finocchiaro has sold fried fish (no lobster rolls!!) in Boothbay for more than twenty years.

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 […]

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 […]

Geography Of Youth

interview by The Geography Of Youth Editor’s note: We’re happy to feature interviews with Millenial Mainer’s in support of what could become the largest participatory portrait of a generation, ever. Find the link to contribute your story below. Name: Tyler. Age: 26. I am from: Lincolnville, ME. I currently live in: San Francisco, CA. I currently […]

Geography Of Youth

interview by The Geography Of Youth Editor’s note: We’re happy to feature interviews with Millenial Mainer’s in support of what could become the largest participatory portrait of a generation, ever. Find the link to contribute your story below. Name: Jessica. Age: 32. I am from: Maine, mostly. I currently live in: Midcoast Maine. I currently […]

Julie Eaton: Lobster Boat Captain

interview by Meg Pier Captain Julie Eaton, 48, is a lobsterman on Deer Isle, Maine.  I visited the island twice this summer and while having breakfast at the Harbor Café in Stonington, admired the work of a fellow photographer hanging on the wall.  On closer inspection, I saw Julie’s card, which identified her as the artist […]

Birds & Bees: Q&A with Rowan Jacobsen

interview by Sharon Kitchens Rowan Jacobsen is the James Beard Award-winning author of A Geography of Oysters: The Connoisseur’s Guide to Oyster Eating in North America, Fruitless Fall: The Collapse of the Honey Bee and the Coming Agricultural Crisis, and The Living Shore, about our ancient connection to estuaries and their potential to heal the oceans. He has written for the New York […]

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