Editor’s photo picks for October 2013

Posted Nov. 08, 2013, at 6:26 a.m.
Christina Price spins fire at West Market Square in Bangor on Oct. 3. Price is a fire spinner with Flames of Hope, a project to raise money for charity.
Kevin Bennett
Christina Price spins fire at West Market Square in Bangor on Oct. 3. Price is a fire spinner with Flames of Hope, a project to raise money for charity.
Homeowner Raydell Henderson, left, and his daughter Katelynn Henderson watch helplessly as their home on Sawyer Road in Levant burns on Oct. 21.
Homeowner Raydell Henderson, left, and his daughter Katelynn Henderson watch helplessly as their home on Sawyer Road in Levant burns on Oct. 21.
Tracie Peters, sister-in-law of Christopher Ouellette and a friend and co-worker of April Haskell, speaks about Haskells’ tragic death Oct. 10. Ouellette allegedly stabbed Haskell to death in their apartment on Middle Street in Old Town. Ouellette was shot and killed by a state trooper.
Linda Coan O'Kresik
Tracie Peters, sister-in-law of Christopher Ouellette and a friend and co-worker of April Haskell, speaks about Haskells’ tragic death Oct. 10. Ouellette allegedly stabbed Haskell to death in their apartment on Middle Street in Old Town. Ouellette was shot and killed by a state trooper.
In a mural on the wall, musicians wearing Rastafarian headwear appear to take notice of a pedestrian on Cedar Street outside the Lewiston Pawn Shop last month.
Robert F. Bukaty
In a mural on the wall, musicians wearing Rastafarian headwear appear to take notice of a pedestrian on Cedar Street outside the Lewiston Pawn Shop last month. Buy Photo
Runners negotiate the course during the boys seeded race of the 2013 Festival of Champions cross country races in Belfast on Oct. 5.
Runners negotiate the course during the boys seeded race of the 2013 Festival of Champions cross country races in Belfast on Oct. 5. Buy Photo
Kaitlyn Cota is one of two girls on the Orono High School football team.
Kaitlyn Cota is one of two girls on the Orono High School football team. Buy Photo
Max Gatchell plays in the leaves that he raked together at his home in Brewer on Oct. 20.
Kevin Bennett
Max Gatchell plays in the leaves that he raked together at his home in Brewer on Oct. 20. Buy Photo

When news happens, our photographers are there. More than that, when life happens, photographers are there. As photographers for the Bangor Daily News, our goal is to give readers a unique look at life in Maine through compelling images.

This slideshow is a selection of the top photos by the BDN staff for October 2013 chosen by Visuals Editor Brian Feulner.

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