Somesville, Maine Photos 1

This shows photos of Somesville, Maine near Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island. Numbers represent 9 photos each.

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The Somesville Selectmen's Building, C. 1780
Somesville, Maine arched footbridge
Somesville walking bridge with red flowers
Bench next to Public Library
Spring Flowers in Somesville, Maine
A view of Somes Harbor
Autumn in Somesville
Easterly view of harbor and Cadillac Mountain
Footbridge with autumn leaves


Greg A. Hartford, photographer, author, publisherOne of the challenges in creating good images is coming up with an interesting composition. A good exercise is to see how many different points of view you can discover, and be able to capture effectively. The footbridge in Somesville, Maine is a very good subject in this regard as the arch itself, combined with the setting, offers such a unique challenge with some interesting payoffs. Each time I photograph something, I try to explore a variety of possible compositions. When there is a wide difference in lighting situations, as it often is here, I have to pay close attention to my camera aperture and shutter speed settings. If I want the depth of field, I often will have to use a tripod to be safe.

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