A weekly display of the best pictures taken locally by our readers in Central Maine!

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Give Us Your Best Shot!, Week of April 20, 2017

BIRDS OF A FEATHER: Frank Dore, of Skowhegan, snapped this pair of cardinals last winter.

 

KEEPING VIGIL: Tina Richard, of Clinton, photographed these bald eagles from her favorite trail in Winslow.

 

IS IT SPRING?: Michael Bilinsky, of China Village, caught this chipmunk peering out from a snowbank recently.

Give Us Your Best Shot! Week of April 13, 2017

SIGN OF SPRING: Joan Chaffee, of Clinton, snapped these pussy willows in March.

 

IN A FOG: Michael Bilinsky, of China Village, photographed the church shrouded in fog.

 

FREQUENT VISITOR: Gene Kinnaly, of South China, was finally able to snap a photo of this barred owl that frequents his home.

Give Us Your Best Shot! (compilation) Week of February 2, 2017

Catching up on Your Best Shots:
Local camera buffs submitted many good photos in 2016

Pat Clark, in Palermo, captured this raven in a tree behind her home.

 

Betty Dunton, of Gardiner, took this foliage photo last fall.

 

Susan Lohnes, of China, took this photo in Canmore, Alberta, Canada.

 

Emily Poulin, of China, photographed these water droplets on a spider web.

 

Tina Richard, of Clinton, snapped this female hummingbird on a branch.

 

Eric Austin, of China, captured this beautiful sunset last fall.

 

David Bolduc, of Waterville, snapped this trestle of flowers last summer.

 

Susie True, of Chelsea, caught this chipmunk eating some jelly.

 

Bob Poulin, of Winslow, snapped this chipmunk playing hide-and-seek from a rain downspout.

Give Us Your Best Shot! Week of January 12, 2017

COLORFUL SUNSET: Tina Richard, of Clinton, captured this sunset recently.

 

BEAUTY AFTER THE BEAST: Tawni Lively, of Winslow, snapped this winter wonderland following the recent nor’easter.

 

ICY BLUE JAY: Betty Dunton, of Gardiner, photographed this blue jay in a frozen tree.

Give Us Your Best Shot! Week of December 21, 2016

LAST WESTERN TRIP: During their last run out west in their camper, Pat Clark and husband, of Palermo, snapped these spectacular photographs. From top to bottom, a glacier, Mesa Verde, and Monument Valley.

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Give Us Your Best Shot! Week of December 8, 2016

STRENGTH IN NUMBERS: Michael Bilinsky, of China Village, captured this flock of blue jays in his yard.

STRENGTH IN NUMBERS: Michael Bilinsky, of China Village, captured this flock of blue jays in his yard.

 

PECULIAR MUSHROOM: Joan Robertson, of Palermo, snapped this mushroom growing on her lawn. It measured more than 10-inches in diameter.

PECULIAR MUSHROOM: Joan Robertson, of Palermo, snapped this mushroom growing on her lawn. It measured more than 10-inches in diameter.

 

SUPER MOON: Tina Richard, of Clinton, was on the spot to get this photo of the Super Moon on Nov. 14.

SUPER MOON: Tina Richard, of Clinton, was on the spot to get this photo of the Super Moon on Nov. 14.

Give Us Your Best Shot! Week of November 17, 2016

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BREATH TAKING: Tom Lohnes, of China Village, snapped this photo on Oct. 17 between Banff & Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada.

Give Us Your Best Shot! Week of November 10, 2016

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BRIDGING THE GAP: Jerome Richard, of Clinton, took this amazing photo of a rainbow looking at the North Basin on Mt. Katahdin.

 

FALL SCENE: Betty Dunton, of Gardiner, snapped this tree in its full colors.

FALL SCENE: Betty Dunton, of Gardiner, snapped this tree in its full colors.

 

SUNSET ON CHINA: Michael Bilinsky, of China Village, captured this recent sunset over China Lake.

SUNSET ON CHINA: Michael Bilinsky, of China Village, captured this recent sunset over China Lake.

Give Us Your Best Shot! Week of September 15, 2016

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READY TO PICK: Abigail Maxwell recently snapped these ripening blackberries.

 

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MAN MADE: The Town Line’s managing editor Roland Hallee created this rainbow while watering his garden at camp on September 13.

 

albino squirrel

RARE SIGHT: David Gagnon, of Palermo, photographed this albino squirrel under his birdfeeder.

Give us your Best Shot! – Week of August 18, 2016

tufted titmouse

GROWING UP: This immature tufted titmouse was captured by Jayne Winters, of South China.

 

bluejay

IS IT OK TO EAT?: Michael Bilinsky, of China Village, photographed this bluejay at a feeding station.

 

eagles

WAITING FOR A MEAL: Betty Dunton, snapped these two eagles along the Rail Trail, as they scout the Kennebec River.