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Photography and Music, two subjects that make my world go round. After spending many years in various sectors of the music business I have now spent the last 10 years as a professional photographer. Now with this site I hope to bring the two together. I will talk about photography, show some photos, post some videos and share my thoughts on music, past and present.

Web Site: http://www.ronhawkes.com
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What the hell are you doing now?

November 1, 2013
What the hell are you doing now?

Well I am sure this question has been asked of me before, but it does keep my life interesting. And with the recent changes in my life, work and play schedules needed to be adjusted as well. So right now we are closing out the fall sports season. Of course we have about a...
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Music from the Highlands Coffee House

April 5, 2013
Vicky performs one of her many originals. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

THOMASTON – Every Thursday night from 7-10 p.m. the Highlands Coffee House and Adam Williams open up the restaurant for three + hours of music performed by amateur to professional musicians for an Open Mic night that usually fills the Highlands with music loving fans. This past Thursday was a very solid lineup of...
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Mississippi Heat invades Time Out Pub

March 18, 2013
Mississippi Heat played the Time Out Pub Blues Series. (Photos by Ron Hawkes)

The city of Rockland will get it’s ears blown off tonight when Mississippi Heat performs at the Time Out Pub as part of Paul Benjamins Time Out Blues Series. Mississippi Heat is, The man behind the harmonica is Pierre Lacocque, Mississippi Heat’s band leader and song writer. Pierre was born on October 13, 1952...
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CD of the Month

March 14, 2013
CD of the Month

I’m going to start doing some CD reviews, video reviews and plain talk about music here a lot more. While I am a sports photographer by trade, I was in the music business for 35 years doing everything except performing. In my past life I have always been involved in some aspect of the...
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Photos from Barrett’s Cove Beach and surrounding area

February 4, 2013
Photos from Barrett’s Cove Beach and surrounding area

Went out Route 52 towards Lincolnville to Barrett’s Cove Beach on Megunticook Lake Monday just to see what it looked like. Got a few photos I liked. Click here to view all of the photos from the day
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Rockland Harbor on a Tuesday afternoon

January 15, 2013
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Spent a little time at Harbor Park today as the clouds were quite colorful and dense. Made for a nice contrast to the calm water and a nice background for the many birds flying around. Here are some of my favorites. Click here for the full gallery of these images
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Family Photos: Travis, Shawnda, Jake and Aubrey

December 26, 2012
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Travis and Shawnda are my nephew and niece and Jake and Aubry are my great nephew and niece. They came up to Rockland to get some photos for their parents and grand mother. Here is a link to all the photos. Here are just a few of my favorites
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Rockport Marina, a day with sun and fog

August 26, 2012
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Went to the Rockport Marina Thursday, Aug. 23 and saw two very different pictures. The inner harbor was bright and sunny while the outer harbor was encased in a dense fog. Made for some interesting photos. Here is a sample from the gallery Click here for the full gallery
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Sunday morning in Camden Maine

August 20, 2012
Camden Harbor Sunday, Aug. 19.
All Photos by Ron Hawkes

Sunday I went to Camden to play tourist for a while, something I try and remember to do every year along with other towns here in the local midcoast area. Sometimes we forget how beautiful our little corner of the world is and I like to remind myself and ours how lucky we are...
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Stephanie and Cassie, Freshmen Year

August 18, 2012
Cassie Dever, left, and Stephanie Hill are freshmen this year. These photos were taken at Drift-In Beach and Marshall Point Lighthouse Aug. 17. 
All Photos by Ron Hawkes

Last year we started a five year project with these two friends do document them every Aug. for the next five years until they graduate which will then create a great coffee table book to show the growth of each as they progress through high school. I look forward to this each year as...
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