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Sometimes an idea pops into your head and you just have to go for it! This was the exact situation I found myself in one evening, knowing I had a free morning coming up and a fun idea in mind. An early morning sunrise photo shoot? Let’s go for it! After asking for volunteers on […]

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If you have followed my photography journey for a bit, you probably recognize these two. From their proposal to their gender reveal and everything else in between, I have had the privilege to document some of the most special moments in their lives. On an unseasonably warm day in January, we headed down to Bailey […]

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If you have met me in real life, I have probably told you about my dog, Bo. I have a feeling that I behave similar to how other people act when talking about their kids. The conversation usually goes something like this – “How is the business?” “Good! “How’s the house?” “Good!” “How is Bo?” […]

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David and Elaine met me at Bug Light Park in South Portland on a freezing cold day in January. One of the biggest downfalls of living in Maine are the winters. If you are into skiing or snowmobiling, it’s great. If you’re a photographer, things can be a little rough! With layers on layers on layers, […]

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The first few days after getting engaged feel like a whirlwind.  It is all excitement, happiness, and responding to Facebook messages. Then the realization sets in that its time to PLAN A WEDDING! I headed to Facebook and asked the MGP family what the best wedding advice they had gotten and was completely overwhelmed with […]

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Anyone from Maine understands just how brutal and unpredictable our winters can be. Niki, Brady and I were forced to reschedule not once, but TWICE because, lets face it, winter can suck sometimes. Luckily, we ended up with the most gorgeous 40 degree day and the wait was totally worth it! Not only did they […]

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Yes, you read that title right… We all wake up and put our pants on one leg at a time, but do you know how to dress to make your photographer love you? The truth is, a great photographer can make any outfit work in an image. You could even show up in a chicken […]

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We absolutely loved working with Melissa from beginning to end! She was very professional and made us feel so at ease during our engagement photos and was fantastic during our wedding capturing every detail. We are in LOVE with the final results. We were married on a frigid (-5° and she was still game to […]

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Melissa is a true professional. From the first meeting, I knew we made the right choice. We had two meetings before the big day, one to go over the contract and another to scout the venue; both were so helpful. Melissa brings such a calm, collected vibe to any atmosphere and made everyone feel comfortable. […]