Portland Head Light


Photo Spot Summary

Country: United States

Category: Waterscape

State: Maine

City: Cape Elizabeth

GPS Latitude: 43.622967

GPS Longitude: -70.208832


In the south of Portland, Maine (USA), drive along the Shore Road. You can't miss the spot.

Photo Spot Details

This headlight is iconic of Maine and New-England. Since it is close to the sea, different seasons can bring different photographic opportunities. Under a storm you can create dramatic pictures, whereas under the sun it can be idyllic.


Portland Head Light


Reader Interactions


  1. Nic
    October 12, 2016 at 8:25 pm

    I wanted to photograph the lighthouse at night and the gates were closed. How is everyone else getting night and sunrise shots? Do you hop the fence or is there a place to drive to that you hike back up the coast?

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