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Molly and Tushar’s engagement session began amidst pink blossom trees in the Old Port in Portland Maine. Against this romantic backdrop, their engagement session unfolded naturally. It is not hard to photograph a couple who is so easily candid with one another. Sweet moments passed between Molly and Tushar as they laughed, snuggled and posed […]

Molly & Tushar in Full Bloom: A Portland Maine engagement session gallery

couple snuggled beneath cherry blossom tree in downtown Portland Maine during their engagement session

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As a New England based photographer, specifically the city of Portland Maine, I’ve had the privilege of witnessing countless love stories unfold with beautiful landscapes and charming venues. Yet, there was something truly notable about Candace and Chris’s winter wedding at Birch Wood Vineyards in Derry, New Hampshire. On a crisp November day, with the […]

Candace and Chris’s Whimsical Winter Wedding

lodge winter wedding ceremony first kiss in new hampshire lodge venue

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As a seasoned photographer, each wedding I have the privilege of documenting carries with it a unique story. Recently, I had the pleasure of photographing the union of Jenny and Matt at the enchanting Hitching Post in the heart of the quiet Maine woods. The experience was nothing short of magical, filled with authentic moments, […]

Married in the Pines – Jenny + Matt’s Photojournalistic Wedding

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Kaitlynn and William’s wedding at the Rockcraft Lodge wedding venue on Sebago Lake in Sebago, Maine, were nothing short of beautiful. On the warm August day I had the privilege of capturing their love against the backdrop of Maine’s picturesque landscape on Sebago Lake. The first thing that struck me upon arriving at the Rockcraft […]

A Colorful Summer Soiree: Kaitlynn + William, Married on Sebago Lake Maine

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Elizabeth and Max got married in Rockland this past weekend and the vision that we chatted so much about before this day finally came to life! As a couple, Mr. + Dr. Mrs. Skor’s success extends to various facets of their lives including their careers, the palpable love from their family and friends, and their […]

Elizabeth + Max’s 2023 Wedding at Primo Barn in Rockland Maine

First dance between bride and groom with smiles and authentic laughter from both people

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Photographer – Emily Leonard Photography Venue – Portland Ocean Gateway Getting Ready Hotel – Regency Hotel Beauty – Gloss Hair Parlor Cake – European Bakery Catering – Above & Beyond DJ – Maine Made Weddings Florals – Broadturn Farms Wedding Planner – Kaci Willwerth with Simple Soiree Planning

Portland Ocean Gateway – Portland Maine Wedding

Bride and groom walk down the ramp at the Portland Ocean Gateway in Portland Maine

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In the heart of New Hampshire’s stunning White Mountains, a love story unfolded against the backdrop of a breathtaking sunrise. The rugged trails of Franconia became the setting for an engagement session that beautifully combined the couple’s journey with the splendor of nature.

As the first rays of sunlight kissed the mountain peaks, the engaged couple embarked on a hike that symbolized their journey towards forever. The soft glow of dawn painted their expressions with warmth, while the scenic vistas of Franconia framed their love story with natural elegance.

The engagement session wasn’t just about capturing smiles and poses; it was about embracing the moment, the emotions, and the scenery. The camera lens became a storyteller, weaving together the couple’s laughter, shared glances, and the serenity of the mountains as they hiked hand in hand.

Fall Foliage Sunrise in the White Mountains of New Hampshire – Franconia Engagement Session

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On a misty afternoon at the picturesque Portland Head Light in Maine, love was in the air as a couple’s journey took an unexpected and magical turn. The rain, though initially perceived as a challenge, turned out to be the perfect backdrop for a heartwarming proposal session that left everyone in awe.

Embracing the Rain: A Beautiful Proposal Session at Portland Head Light, Maine

An affectionate couple sharing a tender kiss in front of Portland Head Light, Maine. The iconic lighthouse stands tall in the background, while the couple's silhouettes are framed against the overcast sky. Their love shines brightly amidst the misty and romantic ambiance of the rainy day.

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Kelsey and Sebastian love the Maine outdoors and what better way to celebrate their connection than getting married on top of a mountain?  Their camp style wedding involved getting ready in cabins the morning of the wedding. Walking into their separate rooms I was immediately transported back to my childhood summer camp memories. The cozy […]

Somewhere on a mountain in Maine – Kelsey + Seb Get Married Surrounded by Family and Friends at their Camp Inspired Wedding

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Emily and Vanessa’s double proposal at Acadia National Park was nothing short of breathtaking. Masked as an impromptu couple photoshoot the couple woke up before dawn and made their way to Acadia National Park to take photos at sunrise with Emily Leonard, a documentary-style Portland Maine wedding and couple photographer. After exploring the majestic cliffs […]

Vanessa and Emily’s Acadia Proposal Session – A story about a double proposal, perfect timing and immense amounts of love

Two women propose at the same time both kneeling and presenting each other with rings on Sand Beach at Acadia national park

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Digital and film photographer currently residing in Portland, Maine, and servicing all of New England and beyond. Celebrating each couple’s genuine connection and love on their wedding day. My approach is to make photography the last thing on your mind on your wedding day. I want you to be able to be in the moment so that I can candidly capture that moment.
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