Pemaquid Point Engagement • Kelly+Michael• Maine Engagement Photographer

We met up with sweet Kelly and Michael at Pemaquid Point Lighthouse on a gorgeous spring day to create some engagement photos. We had lots of fun, and took advantage of all the park had to offer. Stay tuned for their upcoming wedding next month! Enjoy!KellyMichaelEngaged-35

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Boston Seaport Engagement •Alexandra + Hunter• Boston Engagement Photographer

Meet the lovely Alexandra and Hunter! We met up with these two on the most beautiful, warm fall day in Boston’s Seaport District (where Hunter proposed!) to have some fun creating engagement photos. We spent the afternoon exploring the area. Here are some of our favorites. Enjoy!

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Beaver Lodge Wedding •Anna+Jason• Hope Maine Wedding Photographer

Anna and Jason got married in a place close to our hearts….Beaver Lodge, the very same place we tied the knot ourselves 5 years earlier! Beaver Lodge is a funky and charming lake side lodge in Hope – nestled between Union and Camden/Rockport – perfect for a rustic, outdoor Maine wedding.

Anna and Jason’s paths crossed back in the fall of 2008, when, according to the newlyweds:

Anna sat sipping a mocha latte on a Saturday afternoon typing a paper for graduate school at a coffee shop in Inman Square. Jason strode into the cafe wearing a pink button down and proceeded to sit across from her and write furiously into a worn blue notebook. The rest is history…

Their engagement story is a fun one, and made it into the toasts at the wedding. As told by Anna:

Jason took me out sailing on the family boat on the Cape one Saturday afternoon. It was a clear, warm June day. I tried to invite his sister along for a sail, but she was pulled away by his mom to check out new Toyotas, so we ended up on the boat ourselves.  We were sailing along peacefully when the boat stopped moving. I didn’t understand why, but later learned it was low tide and we ran into a sandbar. While we were perched on the sandbar, Jason pulled a little black box from his pocket, and opened it to reveal a bright gold and diamond ring with a green ribbon trailing from it for safekeeping.  He popped the question, I said YES, of course! And then he secured the ring in the boat’s cabin and dove into the water to push us off the sandbar. He acquired a nasty ‘boat-burn’ in the process, and I was so flabbergasted I didn’t help one bit!

Here are images of their lovely, fun filled day! Enjoy!

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Mazel Tov Anna + Jason! It was an honor to record this part of your history together! xo

 

Officiant: Rabbi David Freelund / Venue: Beaver Lodge Knox County Fish and Game Association /  Catering: Cafe Miranda / Cake: Sweet Sensations /Bride and bridesmaids hair: Bad Hair Days / Wedding dress: Hussey’s General Store

Reid State Park Wedding •Colleen + Sal• Georgetown Maine Wedding Photographer

Colleen and Sal traveled from Colorado to be married in Maine. We spent a glorious few hours together capturing their joy and, of course, their vows! After creating some images on the grounds of the Inn at Bath, in the historic district of the city, we made our way to Reid State Park in Georgetown for their ceremony! Colleen and Sal wed on the edge of the Atlantic, in a private ceremony. It was a love-filled day, bathed in sun, salty wind and crashing waves. ❤ColleenAndSal-0006 ColleenAndSal-0015 ColleenAndSal-0025 ColleenAndSal-0032 ColleenAndSal-0050 ColleenAndSal-0051 ColleenAndSal-0061 ColleenAndSal-0071 ColleenAndSal-0075 ColleenAndSal-0085 ColleenAndSal-0095 ColleenAndSal-0098 ColleenAndSal-0114 ColleenAndSal-0116 ColleenAndSal-0140 ColleenAndSal-0142 ColleenAndSal-0153 ColleenAndSal-0167ColleenAndSal-0280 ColleenAndSal-0181 ColleenAndSal-0200 ColleenAndSal-0214 ColleenAndSal-0223 ColleenAndSal-0231 ColleenAndSal-0247 ColleenAndSal-0254 ColleenAndSal-0267 ColleenAndSal-0276

It was an honor to capture your love! Congratulations Colleen + Sal! xo

Ceremony Venue: Reid State Park / Officiant: Stephanie Batterman / Accommodations: The Inn At Bath

Bangor Hilton Wedding •Abby + Drew• Bangor Maine Wedding Photographer

Abby and Drew chose their hometown of Bangor for their Maine wedding.  Abby kindly shared the story of their meeting, friendship and eventual marriage (YAY!) with us. We love how the story turns out…and we were honored to capture images throughout their wedding day. Enjoy!

 Drew and I met in college, when we were 18 and 19 years old. We instantly became friends and our group of friends hung out regularly throughout the week and on the weekends in school.  We had LOTS of fun times together when we were young.  I didn’t know at the time, but Drew had feelings for me and never said anything to me because the timing was always off with us dating other people.  When Drew was 21 he had a beautiful baby girl.  Shortly after, when I was 22 I had a beautiful baby girl of my own, and our lives grew separate as we were busy raising children.  After years of being out of touch, we realized we lived very close by one another through Facebook messages, and Drew asked me if I would meet up with him for a drink.  I said yes, and the timing was finally right!  From that point on we both knew we were right for each other, and reconnected at a perfect time.  I have known I wanted to marry Drew ever since we reconnected and on New Year’s Eve 2013, he asked me to marry him.  I could not be happier to join our families and be one happy family of four!

Here, Abby recollects their proposal… (Nicely done Drew, high fives all around!)

Drew and I had known for quite some time that we wanted to get married.  We had talked about it as something that would happen in our future, but never made a specific plan or set a date with one another.  On New Year’s Eve, 2013, I came home from work late and Drew was already home with Annabelle (Abby’s daughter).  He was in the kitchen, playing Mumford and Sons, and said he bought us a nice bottle of champagne to share together before our friends came over to celebrate New Years.  He was VERY smiley, and VERY happy, but I didn’t think much of it, and he proceeded to pour us glasses of champagne as I unloaded my work bag and car.  When we went to cheers our glasses he cautioned me to be careful because it was a “very expensive glass of champagne”.  I immediately started to question him as to why he spent so much money on the champagne, and that he didn’t need to, but he reassured me that it was fine, but just to “sip it slowly”.  I thought it was a strange thing to say, but we said a nice cheers and I took a sip.  He watched me carefully and asked how it was.  I replied that it was really good, and asked again if he really spent more than he should’ve on the champagne.  He told me again to “sip it slowly”, so I did, and at that point I noticed a bright and shiny ring at the bottom of my glass!  (I’m lucky I didn’t swallow it in one gulp and give him a heart attack!)  At that point I asked him “Are you serious!?!”  and he got the ring out, got down on one knee, and right there, in the kitchen, in the home we share and love one another in, he asked me to marry him.  And I said YES!!!  He then yelled to Annabelle to come in and told her I said yes, as he had already talked to her about it.  I am one lucky lady! 🙂

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Abby and Drew, thank you for having us capture the next step in your story together! Congratulations! xo

Officiant: Pastor Robert Grove-Markwood / Ceremony Venue: Hammond Street Congregational Church / Reception Venue: Bangor Hilton Garden Inn / Entertainment: DJ Good Vibrations, Steve and Jim Leighton /Cake : Frank’s Bakery / Floral Design: DIY

 

SMCC All Faiths Chapel Wedding •Heidi + Mark• South Portland Wedding Photographer

Heidi and Mark chose to have an intimate ceremony, uniting themselves and their families, at the sweet SMCC All Faiths Chapel. It was a warm fall day with blue skies…ideal for taking a boat ride in Casco Bay, eating cupcakes and getting married in Maine, of course!Heidi_Mark-0004Heidi_Mark-0012Heidi_Mark-0015Heidi_Mark-0026On the way to the ceremony, a ladybug landed on Heidi’s daughter, Sadie. We unanimously agreed that it was a symbol of being lucky in love, and was welcome on our ride to the chapel. Heidi_Mark-0038Heidi_Mark-0037Heidi_Mark-0002Heidi_Mark-0048Heidi_Mark-0369Heidi_Mark-0087Heidi_Mark-0061Heidi_Mark-0065Heidi_Mark-0105Heidi_Mark-0113Heidi_Mark-0114Heidi_Mark-0126Heidi_Mark-0114Heidi_Mark-0138Heidi_Mark-0141Heidi_Mark-0147Heidi_Mark-0153Heidi_Mark-0158Heidi_Mark-0161Heidi_Mark-0172Heidi_Mark-0166Warren, who officiated Heidi and Mark’s touching ceremony, shared a special connection with Heidi. We were particularly moved by his heartfelt thoughts, and loved how he brought their hands together to bless their marriage.Heidi_Mark-0186Heidi_Mark-0190Heidi_Mark-0194Heidi_Mark-0202Heidi_Mark-0219During family portraits, we found ourselves a fine assistant…he appeared to have the required qualifications to make people smile 🙂

Heidi_Mark-0279Heidi_Mark-0282Heidi_Mark-0304Heidi_Mark-0318Heidi_Mark-0404From the Chapel, we strolled toward Spring Point Ledge in South Portland to create some fun portraits.Heidi_Mark-0379Heidi_Mark-0388Heidi_Mark-0393Heidi_Mark-0438Heidi_Mark-0420Heidi_Mark-0431Heidi_Mark-0445Heidi_Mark-0460These vibrant arrangements were created by Nina Hirth of Pauline’s Bloomers!Heidi_Mark-0472From Spring Point, we all hopped in a water taxi to motor our way to the afternoon reception. Heidi_Mark-0482Heidi_Mark-0484Heidi and Mark received a warm welcome from the fabulous Megan Brady, event coordinator extraordinaire, at the Saltwater Grille.Heidi_Mark-0494Heidi_Mark-0507Heidi_Mark-0522Heidi_Mark-0525Heidi_Mark-0533Heidi_Mark-0559Heidi_Mark-0540Heidi_Mark-0553Heidi_Mark-0621Heidi_Mark-0566Heidi_Mark-0561Heidi_Mark-0582Heidi_Mark-0590Heidi_Mark-0606Heidi_Mark-0640Heidi_Mark-0641Heidi_Mark-0694Heidi_Mark-0771Heidi_Mark-0713Loved the cute little milk cartons that appeared when it was time to eat those cupcakes! (But the cupcakes may have reigned supreme for some…perhaps including myself and Tim…)Heidi_Mark-0698Heidi_Mark-0718Heidi_Mark-0722Heidi_Mark-0738Heidi_Mark-0739 Heidi_Mark-0758                                                             Wow, Heidi and Mark! So much love and so much fun! Thanks for having us along for the ride ❤ Congratulations! xo

Officiant:  Warren Conary / Ceremony Venue: SMCC All Faiths Chapel / Entertainment: DJ Andrew Cole / Event Coordination: Megan Brady at the Salt Water Grille /Venue and Catering: Salt Water Grille  / Cake and Cupcakes: East End Cupcakes
Floral Design: Nina Hirth, Pauline’s Bloomers / Hair and Makeup: Brent Langlois

Maine Maritime Museum Wedding •Laura + Nate• Bath Maine Wedding Photographer

After our initial exchanges, Laura and I discovered we had a lot in common…from a summer spent in Alaska, being aspiring surfers, nature-lovers and oysters (well, I love to eat ’em on the half shell, and Laura monitors oyster growing for the health department, so she knows better and doesn’t eat them that way 🙂 ) Laura and Nate planned their wedding from Washington State, heading east to marry in Maine, where Laura spent part of her childhood.  Laura and Nate’s wedding day was shrouded in a romantic fog and some light drizzle, which made for some lovely atmospheric photos. And, it certainly didn’t extinguish their adventurous spirit. They still crawled over wet rocks and climbed up giant lobster traps to get the shots! Here’s a peek at their perfect day!

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Laura’s “something blue” was a drawing of a little oyster, stitched under her gown. LauraAndNate-0088 LauraAndNate-0020

Gorgeous blooms by Nina Hirth of Pauline’s Bloomers!LauraAndNate-0040 LauraAndNate-0060 LauraAndNate-0067

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Navigating slippery rocks in heels was no obstacle for Laura. And Nate owned it as a new husband, bustling her dress ❤ LauraAndNate-0343 LauraAndNate-0355 LauraAndNate-0358 LauraAndNate-0379 LauraAndNate-0382

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Congratulations to you Laura and Nate! Thank you for having us along to capture your beautiful day! xo

Venue: Maine Maritime Museum / Day of Coordination: Theresa Gandler of the Maine Maritime Museum / Catering and Cake: Mae’s Cafe and Bakery /

Floral Design:  Pauline’s Bloomers / Entertainment: DJ John Marble / Hair: Better U Total Image Spa

Merrill Farmhouse and Barn Wedding •Laura + Emmett• Pineland Farms Wedding Photographer

Laura and Emmett chose to tie the knot at The Merrill Farmhouse and Barn in Gray – a rustic barn and farmhouse atop rolling hills of Maine. Part of the Pineland Farms campus, the venue is also home to a working dairy farm, nearby to Laura’s family cabin, where they have relaxed and vacationed for many years. Emmett and his groomsmen kicked the day off with bow ties and bourbon while Laura and the ladies were up the road, preparing for the big day at the Farmhouse.

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Speaking of Laura’s dad, his company printed their beautiful invitation suite!

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Here’s Miss Sasha! We think she was pretty thrilled about the wedding too!

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The Delta Knights kept everyone moving throughout the night, and backed up Laura’s mom, Elizabeth when she sang “Reach Out”  by the Four Tops! Yeah Elizabeth!!!LauraEmmett-0798 LauraEmmett-0847 LauraEmmett-0859 LauraEmmett-0874

Laura and Emmett, congratulations on one awesome day! Thank you for having us along to document it! xo

Venue: The Merrill Farmhouse and Barn, a Pineland Farms Wedding Property / Officiant: Rev. Susan N. Allen /  Catering and Cake: The Black Tie Co. / Event Coordination: Sandra Christensen of The Black Tie Co. / Entertainment: The Delta Knights / Floral Design: DIY by the Bride and her Mom / Invitation Suite: Designed by Anne Read of Read Graphics and printed by Artco Inc.

The Barn at Flanagan Farm Wedding •Kristen + Santosh• Buxton, Maine Wedding Photographer

Kristen and Santosh chose to have a destination Maine wedding at The Barn at Flanagan Farm in Buxton, Maine. They spent their day surrounded by their friends and family from all over the world, many of whom shared wonderful anecdotes about the happy couple throughout the evening. We’re suckers for some good romance tales, and Kristen and Santosh kindly shared the story of theirs with us….enjoy it!
Santosh and Kristen were roomies and good friends in Somerville, Mass., until Kristen moved 3,000 miles away to Seattle for grad school, and then they kept in touch over email. They went on their first date when Kristen came home for Christmas break and they walked six miles (stopping for a snowball fight along the way) to Boston’s Chinatown through the snow because they had a craving for sushi. They stuffed themselves with salmon and tuna, sake and Sapporo, and just to make sure Kristen was thoroughly impressed, Santosh proceeded to eat a ping pong ball sized wad of wasabi in one bite. Something must have worked, whether it was the 6-mile walk, the snowball fight, or the wasabi-eating man points, because from then on they began dating.  Over the next year or so, they made it work, somehow knowing they had found the one, and the 3,000 miles of distance between them was merely a detail.

Ever since that first snowy date, they never say no to an adventure, whether it be camping trips on the Olympic Peninsula, white water rafting on the Kennebec and biking in Acadia, driving through Colorado, eating their way through Mexico City, and most recently traveling with Santosh’s family to Kerala, India. Though they hail from different cities and cultures, and they are opposites in many ways (organized planner vs. restless dreamer), they share strong foundations in their dedication to family and their desire to make the world a better place.

Here’s a peek at their gorgeous outdoor cultural fusion wedding!
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The teapot and tea cups were incorporated into a Malayalee (South Indian) Tea Ceremony at the start of the reception. Kristen and Santosh’s mothers served them tea and milk to symbolize welcoming into their families.KristenSantosh-0023 KristenSantosh-0034 KristenSantosh-0041 KristenSantosh-0062 KristenSantosh-0068 KristenSantosh-0077 KristenSantosh-0086 KristenSantosh-0109 KristenSantosh-0126 KristenSantosh-0153 KristenSantosh-0163 KristenSantosh-0170 KristenSantosh-0228 KristenSantosh-0240 KristenSantosh-0258 KristenSantosh-0288 KristenSantosh-0301 KristenSantosh-0316 KristenSantosh-0344

Kristen and Santosh infused their cultures into the day, combining secular readings and blessings with Malayalee Christian Orthodox traditions and prayers. Here, the Priest performs the Blessing of the Thali /Minnu, a gold cross necklace and a thread from the wedding sari. It was then tied around Kristen’s neck to signify the lifelong bond of marriage. This was followed by the Blessing of the Manthrakodi (sari). Santosh covered Kristen’s head with the wedding sari (a gift to the bride from the groom’s family) signifying that he will always protect and cherish her.KristenSantosh-0396 KristenSantosh-0427 KristenSantosh-0440 KristenSantosh-0498 KristenSantosh-0504 KristenSantosh-0512 KristenSantosh-0523 KristenSantosh-0529 KristenSantosh-0558 KristenSantosh-0559 KristenSantosh-0581 KristenSantosh-0593 KristenSantosh-0600 KristenSantosh-0604 KristenSantosh-0610 KristenSantosh-0645 KristenSantosh-0652 KristenSantosh-0681 KristenSantosh-0689 KristenSantosh-0692 KristenSantosh-0722 KristenSantosh-0770

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A huge congrats to Kristen and Santosh!! Thank you for honoring us to capture this part of your adventure together ❤  xo

Venue: The Barn at Flanagan Farm / Officiant: Rev. Dr. Thomas Varughese / Caterering: The Black Tie Co. / Event Coordination: Kathleen Pacella of The Black Tie Co. / Entertainment: DJ Pat Daniels of Double Platinum Celebrations / Guest Emcee and Drumming:  Santosh’s Attendant, Tarun / Floral Design: Snell Family Farm / Hair: Kayleen Desouza / Makeup: Ana Freyre-Harris