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  • Writer's pictureChantal Paradis

Portland Maine Wedding: Kayla & Ben

We started off at The Embassy Suites in Portland where Kayla and the ladies got ready. We met up with the guys at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church where lovely singing, stained glass, old wood floors, and cathedral ceilings captured our senses. After a touching ceremony the sun peeked out of the clouds and we snapped a few family photos and then headed over to The Woodlands Club.  I have found that organization is key to making family photos as quick and painless as possible. A list of the names of who is to be photographed helps the formal portrait portion go by efficiently and smoothly.

maine bride before she sees her groom at St Josephs church in portland maine

So far 2018 has brought me a bunch of rainy wedding days. Why should this lovely wedding at the end of May be any different? Well, it was and it wasn’t. It rained, but the rain didn’t affect any part of Kayla and Ben’s beautiful day!

bride in front of stained glass at saint josephs church in portland maine

beautiful saint josephs church in portland maine

When we got there guests enjoyed a lovely cocktail hour on the deck and in the ball room. Kayla and Ben drove a golf cart around property capturing a few more portraits before kicking off the party at the reception.

father of the bride embraces his daughter at her maine wedding

It was a lovely wedding and I am so happy I was able to document this day for them! I wish them many years of happiness and can’t wait to see what the future has in store for them!

Ceremony Venue: St. Joseph's Church
Reception Venue & Caterer: The Woodlands Club
DJ: Double Platinum ft. DJ Sean
Florist: Dodge Florist
Photographer: Paradis Photography
Hair & Make Up: Kimberly Savage
Bride's Gown: Vera Wang from David's Bridal
Groom's Tux: Calvin Klein 
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