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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 and Real Maine Weddings.

Several years ago, when I was in graduate school for English and thought I would eventually become a professor, I shared an office with Rachel.  We were both teaching College Composition that year, and we would share stories with one another and ask for advice, which eventually turned into spending time together outside of the office, coffee dates, and my husband and I hanging out with Rachel and her husband, Rob.  I was bummed when Rachel graduated and moved away– I missed my kickboxing buddy a lot!

Thus, I was thrilled when she told me that not only was she visiting Maine this summer, but that she wanted me to capture her maternity photos!  I can’t wait to see how they transform into parents, and their child is so lucky to have them!

Here are some of my favorites from their Acadia National Park maternity session.

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We started on the Shore Path in Bar Harbor, which is such a lovely place for portraits!  Gorgeous ocean views, lots of greenery.. my kind of landscape!

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After the shore path, we drove into Acadia National Park and up Cadillac Mountain, where the sky was a perfect pink.. gorgeous!

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Last year I captured Gabby’s older sister’s senior portraits, so I was thrilled when Gabby wanted me to take her senior portraits as well!  We started at Jordan Pond in Acadia National Park, where we were treated to a gorgeous sunny day, and we retired to her house on the ocean in Bar Harbor.  I spotted a boat in the shallows and suggested she hop in, but I only realized once she had made her way into the boat and I had shed my boots and rolled up my jeans to follow her part way that walking across the rocky shallows was VERY PAINFUL!  All the pain we suffered was worth it though for that candy-colored sky and pretty water… you’ll have to continue on to see what I mean.  Thanks, Gabby, for such a fun evening– so glad you tackled those rocks with more gusto than I did!

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