The secret life of a Maine dentist

PORTLAND, Maine — Dr. Henry Pollard was a dentist. He was also a photographer who built himself a darkroom in the [...]

A new accordion and a new life in Maine

PORTLAND, Maine -- The old man opened the case and took out a big, red accordion. He put the straps over his shoulders. [...]

It’s always worth the trip

Midnight on the Water in Maine

Operation Asbestos Beer

I Am Not Afraid (a song for Chris Cousins)

Chris Cousins

Feel free to download this song. Just click the downward arrow in the upper right hand corner of the player above. [...]

How ska legends The Toasters came to Maine and turned me into a believer

Legendary ska masters The Toasters at the Hoods Car Club Riot.

I've known about ska music for decades but I didn't start believing in it until yesterday. That's when I saw [...]

Wet plate collodion eats

This ongoing series of images started out as an excuse to hand color some images. The wet plate collodion process is a [...]

Woman in the Woods

Woman in the Woods is a series of pictures I made over the course of a few summers in Maine. The model and I [...]

Photojournalism archive gallery two

Photojournalism is the mystical art of telling stories with pictures. It started with cave paintings and it’s evolved [...]

Tattoos are healing what cancer took away

Top: New tattoos on Andrea Caron’s surgically reconstructed breasts are echoed on the wall at 13 Moons Tattoo Studio in Portland. Bottom: Artist Mary Schmaling-Kearns tattoos over a free-handed henna design from earlier in the week. (Photos by Troy R. Bennett)

Cancer ransacked Andrea Caron’s body just before her 35th birthday. It stole her breasts and both ovaries and it [...]

Photojournalism archive gallery one

Photojournalism is the mystical art of telling stories with pictures. It started with cave paintings and it’s evolved [...]

Brad Terry is still improvising at 78

Maine jazz great Brad Terry, 77, listens to 25-year-old guitarist Peter Herman as they play a concert in Brunswick. He describes Herman as “a phenomenon,” one of six players in his long career with whom he’s had “this locked-in communication.” (Photo by Troy R. Bennett)

From jazz to daily things, improvisation is where Terry is comfortable. But nearing his 78th birthday, the [...]