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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.

So many people try to avoid taking engagement portraits in the winter, but there’s something incredibly cozy about them– not only does it feel incredibly authentic to be snuggling up to your significant other for a little extra body heat, but the cozyness of Maine winter attire just lends itself to sessions that exude warmth and softness.  Thus, I was thrilled when my cousin, Ashley, and her fiance Edward chose to do their engagement session at a Christmas Tree farm (Piper Mountain Christmas Tree Farm to be exact!)  The pair looked incredibly cuddly in sweaters, mittens, and wool, and as I watched the two of them through my lens I was excited that Edward would be joining the family because the way he looked at Ashley (and vice versa!) was heartwarming.

Ashley and Edward are getting married at the amazing French’s Point next year, and– lucky me– I get to attend!  It’s going to feel weird to not be holding a camera, but I’ll get to dance, which would be pretty awesome!

Here are a few of my favorites from Ashley and Edward’s engagement session.  Thanks for letting me document your love!

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I was thrilled to spend a sunny and warm day in Blue Hill with Michelle and Shawn a few weeks ago!  The two of them, along with Michelle’s mom, had scouted around the area for some really cool locations to shoot at, and came up with three close by– Michelle’s mom’s house, which featured a picturesque ocean view, another nearby house with a pretty path in the woods, and a blueberry barrens.  What more could a Maine photographer ask for?  I even got to photograph the pair of them in a dinghy, which was quite the treat.  We hopped between each location and talked about their 2015 Bar Harbor Club wedding, which I am very excited for– it sounds like it’s going to be quite the party and I’m already counting down the days!

Here are a few of my favorite photos from their session.  Enjoy!

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