Diana and Curt were married on October 11th, 2015 on the beautiful residence of the Groom's parents' in Alna, Maine. The autumn leaves were in full peak, which made for a scenic backdrop for their ceremony and reception. When I arrived at the property the day of the wedding, I saw just how much thought was put into their special day. A reception tent was up in the large field of the property and the tables were decorated with potted plants, candles, and homemade jams for wedding favors. A fall color theme perfectly fit their scenic location.
Inside, Diana, her mother, maid of honor and flower girl were getting ready for the wedding. As I began photographing the details, I was amazed by the beautiful items that the bride had made herself. She had made a shall and a belt, as well as crocheted her wedding bouquet. Diana choose a stunning maroon dress, which I loved because this dress represented her independent, unique personality.
The guests gathered around the house and mingled as the ceremony was about to begin. The couple exchanged vows on the rooftop, overlooking all of their family and friends. Their vows were heartfelt, unique and humorous! I loved how they made the ceremony lighthearted and fun because that truly represented who they are. Once pronounced husband and wife, the family and wedding party made their way to a beautiful open area by an apple tree for their wedding formal portraits.
Everyone cheered as Diana and Curt greeted their guests at the reception tent and everyone enjoyed a home cooked buffet. Out on the field, the children had a lot of fun playing with a giant ball. Many guests also enjoyed playing volleyball. As the sun was setting, I took Diana and Curt over to a beautiful location by some trees to get a few more bride and groom portraits. The sun setting through the trees created a gorgeous sun flare!
When it came time to cut the cake, the couple was presented with a sword. It was hilarious to watch them cut the cake with it. Everyone was laughing as they each licked frosting off of the sword! As the night went on, the groom and many other wedding guests played a game of laser tag while people inside the tent were dancing and having a great time. The bride and groom shared a few dances together and were joined by lots of family and friends. All in all, it was a beautiful wedding, with unique touches that beautifully represented the couple's unique and fun loving personalities.