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Harmony Hill Farm Inspiration Shoot | Maine Barn Wedding

This styled shoot feels like it has been forever in the making! When I first talked to Tammy at Harmony Hill Farm in Warren, all I had was an idea and a Pinterest board of inspiration. Since then, it evolved into a wonderful collaboration and help from great vendors that made it come to life! […]

May 26, 2018

Weddings

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Ideal Engagement Session Locations in Midcoast Maine

Choosing the prime location is an important aspect of any engagement session! Whether you’re a bride/groom-to-be or a photographer, finding the right location can be a challenge. I put together a list of some of my favorite places in the midcoast Maine region. If you are new to the area or looking for some fresh […]

May 15, 2018

Educational

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Kay & Ashley | Rockport Maine Engagement Session

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 […]

April 30, 2018

Vesper Hill Engagement Session in Rockport Maine

Engagements

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Dogs and Engagement Sessions | 5 Tips for a Stress-Free Photoshoot

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. […]

April 4, 2018

Educational

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An Acadia Winter Elopement | Bar Harbor Styled Shoot

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 […]

March 21, 2018

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David & Elaine | A Bug Light Engagement Session

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, […]

February 12, 2018

Engagements

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The Best Wedding Advice Ever

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 […]

February 5, 2018

Educational, Weddings

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Brady & Niki | Bowdoinham Winter Engagement Session

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 […]

January 22, 2018

Engagements

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Chris & Renee | Testimonial

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 […]

January 13, 2018

Testimonials

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Zak & Brianna | Testimonial

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. […]

January 13, 2018

Testimonials

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