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On high-season weekends (mid-May to mid-October) I only offer two-photographer packages. And, I’m often asked by couples–who love my work, but have set low budgets for wedding photography–if they can dispense with that second photographer to save money. My answer is always an unequivocal “no.” I insist on a second photographer because I know that […]

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Some couples are blessed with friends or family who own property that’s ideal for a wedding and reception. If you are staging your celebration at a non-traditional venue, be sure to verify that the electric service available will be sufficient to handle the demands of your big day. Several years ago I photographed a lovely […]

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Detroit natives Bianca and Michael had never even visited Maine when they picked the state for their wedding. Yet, they knew instinctively it would be perfect as they¬†zeroed in on Bar Harbor (the Acadia Region), selecting the historic¬†Bar Harbor Inn for the reception site. Like so many couples who plan a destination wedding in Maine, […]

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Cindy and Steve wanted to elope. As in “sneaking off without telling family or friends and coming back hitched.” Surely no one would suspect. After all, they weren’t even engaged. They did a good job of keeping everything secret. Only Cindy’s sister suspected something might be up, asking “You’re not going up there to get […]

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There’s a new resource out there for brides and grooms looking for help in planning their Maine wedding. It’s the Maine Wedding Message Board at MaineWeddingBoard.com . List administrator “weddingguy” who started the board offers it up as an alternative to The Knot, where Knot participants are often not allowed to say negative things about […]

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