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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.

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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Teresa reached out to me in the spring, wondering if I could capture anniversary portraits of her and her husband Sean during their vacation in Harrington, Maine. Her inquiry stood out because she was hoping the first half of her session could be captured in a documentary style- in other words, they didn’t want to be posed, but photographed candidly as they spent time together. I was admittedly a little nervous about this request, as I had never photographed a portrait session in this way before, but I was up for the challenge. When I arrived, I was greeted by their two adorable pups, Ruby and Zephyr, who were definitely ready to play. After pouring and consuming a little “liquid courage,” Sean and Teresa wandered around the property, playing with their pups and enjoying the wonderful backyard on their property (one of my favorite backdrops I’ve seen this year for portraits, for sure!). After awhile, we began the second part of their session. The pair were wed six years ago and never had a professional wedding photographer at their wedding, so we made up for lost time by creating some portraits of the two of them in their wedding outfits, which made for some epic images that I hope will help them remember how wonderful their wedding was and how much they mean to each other.

Here are a few of my favorites from my time together with Teresa, Sean, Ruby and Zephyr. Enjoy!

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