Leonard’s Mills

Wednesday morning I visited one of my friends, AJ Whitney, in Old Town, Maine. I had a great time talking to him about his photographic workflow and checking out his new gadgets. He’s a great guy with phenomenal talent. If you aren’t familiar with his work you should do yourself a favor and head over to his Flickr photostream.

Before heading to work AJ directed me some of his favorite places to shoot. My favorite of the locations is Leonard’s Mills. It is in the middle of the Penobscot Experimental Forest in Bradley, Maine. I didn’t see another human the entire time I was there. The old saw mill and other buildings are open, so you can look inside, but dark since there’s no artificial lighting. There’s a headpond, dam, footbridge, saw mill, covered bridge, and other buildings.

If you get up to the Bangor area you should definitely check it out!

From the dam holding back the Mill Pond

Covered Bridge at Leonard’s Mills

Saw Mill at Leonard’s Mills

From the footbridge

Covered Bridge at Leonard’s Mills

3 Replies to “Leonard’s Mills”

  1. Sounds like a very nice locale. Never been up there. Looks well worth the trip.

  2. Jason Gendron says: Reply

    Wow, I have GOT to get up there! Thanks for letting us all know about this awesome place to shoot!

  3. I’m so glad you got up there. After seeing AJ’s pictures, I’ve been wanting to go myself. These are awesome pictures! Great HDR.

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