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  • Kate Crabtree is an award winning Maine wedding photographer who creates evocative and timeless wedding photography for couples who would like their love story to be told authentically. Although she is located in Bangor, Maine (central Maine), she happily travels to coastal and southern Maine, and throughout New England to capture unique wedding photos and engagement portraits. She has been featured on Style Me Pretty, recently named as one of the top 50 wedding photographers in the United States by Weddzilla, and published in Maine Magazine, Seacoast Weddings, and Real Maine Weddings.

I get to know my couples well during their engagement sessions (Bonnie and Mike’s midcoast Maine engagement session was epic!) but one of my favorite parts of weddings is how intimately you can get to know the bride and groom by the toasts given in their honor.  Through toasts given by Bonnie’s sister, her father, and Mike’s brother, it was quickly made evident by all that, Bonnie originally thought that Mike was a bit, well… goofy.  And even though those good looks and charming smile might have initially threw me off from how quirky he really was, the exceptionally detailed toast made by his brother, including delicious snippets from emails and texts that made it crystal clear- Mike is goofy, no buts about it.  But if being goofy is wrong, I don’t want to be right, and clearly neither does Bonnie, as the pair of them so perfectly match and complement the other.  I wanted to put them in my pocket and take them home with me, but alas- these photos will have to suffice.

Bonnie and Mike were married right next to Pemaquid Point at Bonnie’s parents’ property in New Harbor, Maine.  Afterwards, they moved to Bradley Inn, where they had a tented affair with delicate floral arrangements and one of the craziest dance floors I’ve ever been on.  I may have been stepped on a few times (but it was worth it)!

I’m hoping we’ll cross paths again- I need more goofy in my life.  Here are a few of my favorite images from their gorgeous wedding day.  Enjoy!

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Venue: Bradley Inn
Ceremony: Private Residence, New Harbor, Maine
Photographer: Kate Crabtree
Second Photographer: Tammie Wardwell
Officiant: Ken Dale
DJ: Aaron Topher
Videographer: Kivalo
Baker: Cupboard Cafe
Wedding Dress Designer: Maggie Sottero
Suits: MySuit (NYC)
Makeup: Apollo Salon
Hair: Apollo Salon
Wedding Rentals: One Stop Event Rentals
Wedding Favors: See’s Candies


Today I’m sharing Rachel and Nick’s engagement portraits because they will be tying the knot tomorrow at Cliffside Lodge!  Rachel and Nick have been busy with a move from San Francisco to Maine, so we squeezed in their session last minute so we would have a chance to meet prior to their wedding.  The pair met at the University of Maine in Orono, so it seemed only fitting to wander the campus and find photogenic spots to capture their love for one another and their affection for the college they attended.

Thanks for spending the afternoon with me, Rachel and Nick- I’m looking forward to spending the whole day with you tomorrow!

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