Portland Head Light


Photo Spot Summary

Category: Waterscape

Country: United States

State: Maine

City: Cape Elizabeth

GPS Latitude: 43.622967

GPS Longitude: -70.208832

Directions: 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

12 Captain Strout Circle, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107, USA


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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