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As the weather warms up and snow melts, it is becoming clear that spring is finally HERE! To say I’m excited is an understatement. Spring means I am closer to another exciting, busy wedding season. In the meantime, I get to shoot engagement sessions for tons of my awesome 2018 and 2019 couples! I met […]

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If you ever email me asking if you can include your dog in your engagement session, the immediate answer is “YES!”. As a dog lover and a photographer, having them be a part of any session is a no-brainer. That being said, as anyone with a dog knows, they can be a handful to photograph. […]

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Normal people celebrate their birthday by having a party with all their friends or going out for dinner and drinks. What do I do on my birthday? Drive 3 hours to Acadia National Park for a styled wedding photo shoot! Duh. A few weeks ago I discovered this opportunity, planned by Emily of Elusive Photography. She […]

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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 […]