Photo by Gregory Rec

Sheep stand in the darkening windswept field at East Blue Hill on Thanksgiving as Jupiter shines in the southern sky at dusk.

Photo by Brianna Soukup

Dee Dee Germain, left, and Elise Loschiavo have a drink at Cocktail Mary in Portland just before 4:30 p.m. on December 3.

Photo by Ben McCanna

The propeller wash is lit by stern lights on a Casco Bay Lines ferry as it departs Portland for Peaks Island after 7 p.m. on November 23.

Photo by Shawn Patrick Ouellette

Everything is calm in this scene of dinghies on the Saco Wharf at Camp Ellis before sunrise on the first day of December.

Photo by Gregory Rec

After the partial full moon eclipse, the moon begins to set, as seen from Gooch’s Beach on November 19.

Photo by Derek Davis

Mitchell Goulet plays basketball in the growing darkness of Kennedy Park in Portland just after sunset on November 23.

Photo by Shawn Patrick Ouellette

Void surrounds the Dock Captains’ office before sunrise on the pier at Camp Ellis, Saco, December 1.

Photo by Brianna Soukup

A pedestrian walks through a dimly lit parking lot between Market and Silver streets at 5:00 p.m. on December 3.

Photo by Ben McCanna

Cars on Interstate 295 follow the Back Cove curve at 4:24 p.m. in this long exposure photograph. On December 2, one of the shortest days of the year, sunrise was at 6:54 a.m. and sunset at 4:04 p.m.

Photo by Gregory Rec

A truck drives along Ocean Avenue in Kennebunk at 6:36 a.m. – five minutes before sunrise on November 19.

Photo by Brianna Soukup

Staff work behind the bar inside the warmly lit Little Jacqueline in Portland’s Old Port just before 5:00 p.m. in early December.

Photo by Derek Davis

The Portland Observatory is bathed in soft light after sunset on November 23.

Photo by Gregory Rec

From left to right, Keith Hafer, Nicci Haffer, Abbey Hafer and Michelle Smith of Kennebunk sing Christmas carols at St. Anthony’s Monastery in Kennenbunk on December 4. Candlelight carols at the monastery is one of the iconic events of the Christmas prelude, which has taken place in the Kennebunks for 40 years.

Photo by Ben McCanna

Congress Street in Portland appears nearly empty at 5:25 p.m. on December 1.

Photo by Brianna Soukup

The warm light from inside the Portland Cocktail Mary Bar shines at dusk in early December.

Photo by Derek Davis

A heart shines from an apartment building on North Street in Portland in November.

Photo by Gregory Rec

The moon begins to set over the Mousam River in Kennebunk in early November 19. This full moon is often referred to as the beaver moon because beavers are usually very active now in anticipation of winter.

Photo by Brianna Soukup

A man walks past Walgreens on Congress Street just before 5:30 p.m. in Portland in late November

Photo by Shawn Patrick Ouellette

A crescent moon shines through the pink clouds of sunrise on December 1.

Photo by Ben McCanna

Traffic is around the Hay Building at the intersection of Congress and Free streets in Portland at 5:30 p.m. on the last day of November in this long exposure photograph.

Photo by Brianna Soukup

Members of the Sea Change Chorale sing holiday songs on Congress Street just before 5:30 p.m. on the first Friday of December 3. The group was collecting donations of warm clothing that would be turned over to the Maine Immigrants’ Rights Coalition.

Photo by Brianna Soukup

People linger at Fort Sumner Park after sunset moments earlier, just after 4:00 p.m. on December 3.

Photo by Brianna Soukup

With a Christmas tree lighting up a window above them, a single person waits for the bus on Congress Street in Portland before 5:30 p.m.

Photo by Gregory Rec

Clouds in a pre-dawn sky are reflected in the calm, shimmering surface of the Mousam River at Kennebunk on November 19.

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