A sunrise session on the coast of Maine feels like a dream. First, because everything feels like a dream at 5am, but also, because Maine’s magnificence cannot be understated. It truly is one of the most amazing places on Earth. This was my second trip up to Maine for a wedding and needless to say, I was very excited.
I arrived in a small coastal community in Maine on a Thursday to document the festivities leading up to Charlotte and Austin’s wedding day. I was instantly struck with just how beautiful the rocky landscape of this quintessential Maine town was and got inspired to document it almost immediately. As a wedding photographer, I really look forward to experiences where I can embed myself in a place, with a group of people and create a really special document of my time there. This was certainly one of those experiences.
I met Charlotte and Austin at sunrise for a portrait session in their backyard. The Maine sunrise was spectacular and our session started with coffee and progressed into a hike along the rocks. The amber glow of morning light warming the cliffs as we walked towards the water.
We talked, we laughed, we drank coffee and I shot a few photos.
Here’s a bit of that…