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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 love taking on a few senior sessions during the summer- although I primarily focus on photographing couples and weddings, it’s always nice to shake things up.  Gabby, her mother, and her grandmother traveled all the way from Lancaster, New Hampshire to have her senior portraits done on Mount Desert Island and in Acadia National Park.  FUN!  I was close to calling off the session due to looming thunderstorms, but the skies remained clear and provided us with the most stunning soft light when we were on Sand Beach that turned the ocean to the prettiest, glowy blue shade, so thank goodness we still went through with it and didn’t wait until the next day!

Gabby, you and your family were a blast- thanks for spending the evening with me!  Here are a small selection of my favorites from our time together at the Asticou Gardens and Sand Beach- can’t wait to show you the full gallery!

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I love when wedding magazine season arrives!  Although most magazines have an issue that comes out in the winter, a few have issues that pop up in the summer, and I was thrilled to be published in the two major local summer editions this year!  Not only was I published on the cover of Seacoast Weddings Magazine, but I also had a Blue Hill wedding and a few other photos featured  in the most recent issue of Real Maine Weddings, featured above (the cover image isn’t mine).  There’s nothing like seeing your work in print!

This spread is part of the editor’s picks section- the portion of the magazine dedicated to great moments at weddings. In this spread, the image of the kids with the cake and the bridesmaid wiping her eyes with a tie were both captured by me, and come from Arielle and Jesse’s Peaks Island wedding and Leslie and Chris’ Rockport Maine wedding.

Heidi and Rick paddleboarded after their ceremony at their New England Outdoor Center wedding, and I’m stoked that a photo from that awesome (and mildly terrifying) moment was used!

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The cake on the left was from Kate and Matt’s Boothbay Harbor wedding while the cake on the right (in the lower left hand corner) was from Katie and Dave’s York Harbor Reading Room wedding.  The cakes were crafted by European Bakery and Beach Pea Baking Company, respectively.

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I was so thrilled Maleah and Vinnie’s John Peters Estate wedding was published- it was such a stylish wedding that deserved to be showcased.


Thanks Real Maine Weddings for the love!