A Maine shell in the eleMEnts of Maine gallery

The building blocks of Maine.

The elements of Maine project showcases the individual pieces that create the unique, beautiful, rugged landscape of Maine. From shells to pinecones, the elements combine to create the fabric of the region we know as Maine.

All of Maine

The project includes items from all of the Maine landscapes we know and love: the coast, the mountains, and everything in between.


All images are captured as-is at the location where the items are found with only natural lighting.

Leave No Trace

All efforts are made to leave the environment as is. All natural items are left where they were found.

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A white pine cone from the Elements of Maine gallery

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Purple and blue claw
White coral weed
Purple sea urchin
Brown rock

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