Portraits

Since his first summer on Islesboro in 1982 when Jack McConnell first tried “Capturing the Elusive Native”, he’s been shooting old-timers and beloved treasures on this 13-mile island in the Penobscot Bay in mid-coast Maine; the We Two collection includes pairs of people caught up in a relationship or interrupted in an activity; in candid environmental portraits called Sit Down seated posture and gesture tell a story;A Walk Down Main Street collection includes B&W street portraits taken in downtown Hartford, CT; Jack heads to the Lancaster Fair in New Hampshire, to watch the horse pull, visit the animal barns, and check out the prize-winning produce; In the Portugal collection Jack photographs people in their work environments, fishing, farming and selling their wares in small village markets.

In addition to his many B&W collections Jack McConnell has thousands of color photographs of individuals and families, industrial workers and office executives, medical and legal professionals from his 45 years shooting annual reports and advertising campaigns for companies across the country and in Europe. See more of his portraits by visiting StoneWallJack.com and ConnecticutStockPhotography.com or by contacting Jack at his studio in Wethersfield, at jack_mcconnell@msn.com and 860.563.6154 and ask for a personal lightbox suited to your special requirements. There are 250,000 images in Jack McConnell’s archives, with only 10% represented on the websites.