portland maine bayside wedding

you may have seen yesterday's teaser, well today i want to show you all the awesome nautical elements that made morgan and jimmy's portland maine bayside wedding so fabulous. these two tied the knot on the lawn at the ocean gateway pier. it was a stunning, sunny day, which you don't always get here in maine in may. the reception was held upstairs in the terminal looking out through enormous glass windows over casco bay. the motif of blue and white expertly crafted by meghan at b merry events worked so well with the industrial feel of the venue. nautical elements like rope, stripes, sea grass and sand all tied together perfectly. the whole day of sophisticated fun represented the bride and groom to a T. congratulations morgan and jimmy! all photos below by a sweet start.

b merry events | wedding planner

ocean gateway | venue

ben bridges | ceremony musician (contact me for his information)

111 maine | caterer

rodeo & co. | photographer

northeast event design | lighting

nothing bakes like a parrott | cake

mainely bartenders | bartenders

dionne entertainment | DJ

portland photo booth co. | photo booth

one stop party shoppe | rentals

portland maine bayside wedding

here's a teaser from today's gorgeous bayside wedding. morgan and jimmy tied the knot in a nautical themed wedding in portland, maine, on what can only be called an epic day. although a bit chilly, the sun shined brightly and the water was a rich, deep blue. absolute perfection especially for this sweet couple. more photos coming soon...

 photo by a sweet start

portland maine wilde memorial chapel wedding

you may remember me posting some of my photos from this portland, maine wedding, which took place in the wilde memorial chapel. during the rehearsal for this wedding i both cried and jumped for joy, literally! lorraine and jared asked me to help them time the processional to the moment when the song reached its crescendo and that would be the moment the bride appeared. we must have practiced it 10 times but we nailed it! and this wasn't just any song, this was an acoustic performance of the metallica song "nothing else matters." can you think of anything more freakin' awesome than that?! no? me neither! 

the fantastic maine wedding photographer, greta tucker from greta tucker photography, shared her photos from this totally original red and white wedding. i have such a soft place in my heart for lorraine and jared and these photos made me smile! i hope they inspire you. 


cool wedding portlandia

i love this clip! have you seen that t.v. show portlandia? well, it's about the OTHER portland, as in oregon, and it's hilarious. it stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein as they give a "wonderfully unique rendering of Portland, OR." enjoy!