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Although I commercial lobster during the spring, summer, and fall, I always take time off to photograph weddings. I like the balance of working on the ocean and photographing one of the most special day’s of a couples’ life together.

The third Saturday of July I made my way off North Haven and across the calm Penobscot Bay in my lobster-style boat to photograph Jay and Kara’s wedding with my friend and talented wedding videographer, Morgan Kirkham from Real Wedding Films. Morgan does the best wedding videography work in New England and is your go-to guy if you’re looking for video work.

Jay and Kara’s wedding was held on her family’s property consisting of a traditional New England house and dirt road that curved down to a quaint cottage on a lake in Bremen, Maine. I photographed the getting ready and ceremony aspects of their wedding, and later assisted Morgan with videography which can be seen at the bottom of this post.

Jay and Kara were my kind of folks: down to earth, kind, compassionate, and truly in love with each other. Jay’s high school band played Kara’s favorite song at the end of the night and we danced through the cool summer evening air. I can still feel it on my skin. Thanks, Jay and Kara.

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Kara & Jay from Morgan Kirkham on Vimeo.