“Portland Love Locks”
by Terry Cervi.(7) A BetterPhoto Members Favorite!
Canon EF24-105mmL, F10, 1/200, ISO500
Padlocks bearing messages of love began appearing on a Portland, Maine Commercial Street fence in early 2013 and a seed was planted in the name of love. Tradition calls for throwing the key into a nearby body of water or over a cliff. The practice appears to have started in Europe.