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Popular Maine Locations for Family Portraits

There are so many gorgeous locations in Maine, especially in the summer. So, if you’re looking to take familyView full post »

Monhegan Island Maine Wedding

It’s an understatement to say how much I love Monhegan Island. I first went to the island to photograph a wedding aboutView full post »

Marblehead, Massachusetts Wedding

Lucie and Ricker’s dreamy seaside wedding in Marblehead, Massachusetts was such a blast. From the intimate familyView full post »

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Senior Portraits in Maine: A Visual History

Senior portraits are taken at a time in a teen’s life when they’re about to embark on life after high school. It’s aView full post »

Scarborough Marsh Maine Wedding

Every detail about this beautiful Scarborough Marsh Maine wedding was so personal to the couple. But the mostView full post »

What to Wear for Family Photos in Maine

When you’re a family, there are so many things to keep in mind and it’s hard to make everyone happy. Figuring outView full post »

Maine Winter Family Portrait

Here in Maine, we can experience some deep freezes in the winter but sometimes we get lucky too. Sometimes theView full post »

Kennebunkport, Maine Wedding

This Kennebunkport, Maine wedding stayed classy and relaxed from beginning to end with sweet photos by the dock andView full post »

Prouts Neck Wedding

Medora and Jeffrey spared no expense at this Prouts Neck Wedding. For all 200+ guests, it was a beautifulView full post »

Oxbow Brewery Wedding

The Oxbow brewery was a fun and urban place for Alison and Steve to have their wedding. Their unique ceremony andView full post »

Lael Couper Jepson Unscripted Book Cover

When Lael Couper Jepson asks you to photograph her book cover, you say YES! Get an inside look at our session and howView full post »

Shady Lane Farm Wedding

I had never been to Shady Lane Farm. It was perfect for Richard and Breanna’s wedding. Plus, it had plenty ofView full post »

My Top 4 Tips for Capturing Moments Without Distracting From the Main Event

Capturing moments without distracting from the main event is one of the most important tenets of being a photographer.View full post »


A situation went down recently that was only resolved because I watermark my photos. Here is a summary of whatView full post »

The Caravan

This promotional shoot for The Caravan had me salivating. Maine’s Stover’s Point Preserve fit this foodView full post »

Ogunquit Maine Marginal Way Family Portrait

This relaxed family session showcased the stunning backdrop of Ogunquit, Maine and the laid-back personalities of eachView full post »

Newagen Seaside Inn Maine Wedding

The hashtag for this wedding was #bouttimeJuly9, and boy were they right. This Newagen Seaside Inn wedding had been aView full post »

How To Give Proper Photo Credit on Social Media

The rules for giving artist’s photo credit on social media can be a little fuzzy. So, here are some of theView full post »

Gilsland Farm Maine Audubon Wedding

This summer wedding at the Maine Audubon was all about florals. From the dress to the peony garden, love was definitelyView full post »

My Big Fat Peaks Wedding

A wedding for the books. A spin on a Greek wedding, My Big Fat Peaks Wedding delivers the glamour, beauty, and loveView full post »

Squirrel Island Engagement Portrait

I love when a couple chooses a location that has a special meaning like Squirrel Island. The photographs end up meaningView full post »

A May Samoset Wedding

This love story involves a lot of travel and time on the ocean. It only made sense to celebrate their love on the MaineView full post »

Maine Family Photography

Want to capture a moment in your life with family photography, but aren’t sure what to do? This collection of myView full post »

Cora – Photographing the Moments in a Child’s Life

I’ve been photographing this little girl, Cora, for almost three years now. The story begins with her firstView full post »

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Springtime Migis Lodge Wedding

This wonderful wedding took place at the Migis Lodge, which is celebrating its 100th summer. In fact, Catie andView full post »

Birchwood Resort

Birchwood Resort

In late June of 2014, I received a Facebook message from a friend from high school. He wrote: “I noticed you like toView full post »

Elisa Doucette Portrait Session: Using Professional Photos for Your Website

Elisa Doucette is a writer, editor, and entrepreneur. As the owner of the editorial and content management agency CraftView full post »

A Special Recital for The Sharing Foundation

This recital was very special to Kim and her family… Kim and her piano teacher, Sandy, decided to put togetherView full post »

Exeter At Home Maternity Session

It was very special to see how loved baby Eva already is… Amy and Tim are having their very first baby this May! TheyView full post »

Wolfes Neck Farm Wedding

This may have been one of the most unique weddings I’ve ever had the pleasure of shooting… Evelyn and Craig have anView full post »