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I love knowing the little things about people that don’t immediately meet the eye. Like their favorite kind of ice cream (cookie dough, in my case!) or a weird habit they had as a child (number 23 is a good example of that…). The things that make us unique can be the same things that […]

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As soon as we got started shooting, I knew this was going to be a fun session! Kay and Ashley are both so full of love and laughter, and it shows in their photographs! The biggest thing I tell my couples is to be themselves and these two nailed it the moment I started pressing […]

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Whether you are planning a lengthy, relaxing vacation or a short weekend getaway after your wedding day, Maine is the perfect location for honeymoons big and small. I sat down and collected a few of my favorite locations around the state, ideal for newlywed couples looking for an adventure.  Treehouse in Georgetown How cool would […]

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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, […]