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Welcome to my little space on the internet where I share my photographs & client experiences with you! 

Here you will find highlights of weddings, elopements, engagements, and families. This is a great way to get a feel for my style of posing, lighting, locations, and some inspiration for your own time in front of my camera. I also have a little section of helpful tips & advice about sessions, weddings, and travels! 

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xo, Em

Viewpoint Hotel in York Beach, Maine | Luxury Wedding Vendors

Elopements, Weddings • May 20, 2024 

As a coastal Maine wedding photographer, I can assure you this is one of Maine’s most unique wedding venues! Prepare to blown away as you dive in further and view the timeless photos!

Nestled along the picturesque coast of Maine, the Viewpoint Hotel in York stands as an epitome of luxury and romance. Coupled with its stunning ocean views overlooking the infamous Nubble Lighthouse, elegant architecture, and impeccable service it makes a dream location for couples seeking a fairytale wedding by the sea.

A Coastal Affair: The Viewpoint Hotel

Unquestionably beautiful, as its perched atop the cliffs overlooking York Harbor, the Viewpoint Hotel offers a breathtaking backdrop for couples exchanging vows. The salty breeze, the rhythmic sound of crashing waves, and the golden hues of the setting sun create a magical ambiance that sets the stage for a truly romantic celebration.

Luxury Redefined: The Wedding Experience

It all begins from the moment guests step foot into the Viewpoint Hotel, they are greeted with unparalleled luxury and sophistication. The meticulously manicured grounds, the grandeur of the event spaces, and the attention to detail in every aspect of the wedding experience leave a lasting impression. Presently, the venue can be utilized for large groups or small elopements. With their many options, you can certainly curate a vision that aligns for you and yours.

Seaside Elegance: The Ceremony

The pictured ceremony took place on the hotel’s oceanfront lawn. Panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and Nubble Light, served as a breathtaking backdrop illustrated in these photos. Additionally, a pristine aisle lined with delicate flowers led to a beautifully adorned arch crafted by Elegant Bloom Rentals, where the couple exchanged heartfelt vows amidst the gentle ocean breeze and the warm glow of the sun. On the other hand, some couples elect to share their vows on the rocks below, just the two of them.

Golden Hour Romance: The Reception

Furthermore, additional options arise as the sun dips below the horizon and casts a golden hue over the ocean… Your celebration can continue as a private oceanside dinner for two, or invite guests to celebrate under a sailcloth tent with exquisite decor, gourmet Maine cuisine, and lively entertainment to dance the night away.

The Perfect Pair

As a coastal Maine wedding photographer, I feel privileged to be part of such a magical days and to capture memories at the exquisite venues that truly showcase the essence of Maine.

This luxury venue, coupled with my timeless photographs, are the perfect way to have the coastal wedding of your dreams preserved for a lifetime.

Ready to plan your own luxury coastal wedding or elopement? Connect with me here!

Vendors –

Photography – Emily Brianne Photography

MUA – Makeup by Sarah Lord

Design – Radiant Events

Stationery/Signage – Brit Barry Design

Floral Arch + Ceremony – Elegant Blooms Rentals

Table + Bouquet – Flowers by Jennifer

Dessert – Love and Flour

Hair – @melnesius_stylist

Jewelry – Virtue Jewelers

Dress @shopbellasera

Rentals – Sperry Tents Seacoast

Venue – Viewpoint Hotel

Couple – Kara Hunt

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Timeless, Colorful Wedding Photographer | Unique Wedding Inspo

Weddings • May 9, 2024 

Timeless, colorful, unique wedding inspiration from Maine wedding photographer!

Infusing Your Wedding with Unique Elements: A Celebration of Food Trucks, Bright Colors, Music, and Heritage

Your wedding day is a reflection of your love story, personality, and journey together as a couple. It’s a celebration of your unique bond and the shared experiences that have brought you to this moment. As you plan this momentous occasion, consider infusing your wedding with distinctive elements that speak to who you are and what you love. From eclectic food trucks and vibrant colors to soul-stirring music and nods to your heritage, here’s how you can create a wedding day that is as unique and unforgettable as your love.

Embracing Culinary Creativity: Food Trucks

Gone are the days of traditional wedding catering; instead, couples are opting for more interactive and eclectic dining experiences, and food trucks offer the perfect solution. Whether you have a penchant for gourmet burgers, artisanal pizzas, or decadent desserts, incorporating food trucks into your wedding adds a fun and flavorful touch that will delight your guests.

Imagine a fleet of food trucks parked at your reception, each offering a different culinary delight for guests to enjoy. From savory sliders and fresh seafood to sweet treats and specialty cocktails, the possibilities are endless. Not only does this unconventional approach to dining add a sense of whimsy and adventure to your celebration, but it also provides an opportunity to support local vendors and showcase your favorite flavors.

Painting Your Celebration in Vivid Hues: Bright Colors

While classic whites and pastels will always have their place in wedding palettes, many couples are opting to embrace bold and vibrant colors that reflect their personalities and style. Infusing your wedding with bright hues adds a sense of joy, energy, and personality to your celebration, creating a visually stunning experience for you and your guests.

From vibrant floral arrangements and colorful table linens to bold bridesmaid dresses and vibrant decor accents, incorporating bright colors into your wedding allows you to create a celebration that is as unique and vibrant as your love. Whether you opt for a rainbow-inspired palette or choose a single standout hue to anchor your design, let your imagination run wild as you paint your wedding day in vivid shades of joy and celebration.

Setting the Mood with Soulful Sounds: Music

Music has the power to transport us, uplift us, and bring us together in moments of joy and celebration. When it comes to infusing your wedding with unique elements, consider curating a playlist that reflects your musical tastes, cultural heritage, and special moments shared as a couple.

Whether you’re dancing down the aisle to a soul-stirring ballad, serenading each other with a favorite love song during the ceremony, or rocking out to your favorite tunes at the reception, let the soundtrack of your wedding day be a reflection of who you are and what you love. Whether you opt for live musicians, a DJ, or a curated playlist, choose music that speaks to your soul and sets the perfect tone for your celebration.

Honoring Your Roots: Heritage

Your wedding day is an opportunity to honor your heritage, celebrate your cultural traditions, and pay tribute to the ancestors who came before you. Incorporating elements of your heritage into your wedding adds depth, meaning, and a sense of connection to your celebration, allowing you to weave the rich tapestry of your cultural identity into every aspect of your special day.

Whether you incorporate traditional customs and rituals into your ceremony, showcase cultural cuisine and delicacies at your reception, or incorporate symbolic colors, motifs, and decorations into your decor, let your heritage be a guiding light as you plan your wedding. By honoring your roots and celebrating your cultural identity, you create a wedding day that is not only deeply meaningful but also a beautiful expression of who you are and where you come from.


So, as you embark on this journey of love and celebration, let your imagination run wild, and embrace the opportunity to create a wedding day that reflects the true essence of who you are as individuals and as a couple. Scroll the bright, timeless photos that showcase all of the above!

No matter the type of wedding aesthetic you are envisioning, it’s imperative to choose a photographer that can capture the true essence of your wedding day. If you are looking for a timeless, colorful wedding photographer, inquire here to see if we’re a good fit for each other!

I highly recommend Emily. She is very passionate about her craft and makes her customers feel welcome. In addition to that, she captures magical photos no matter the event and circumstance!
– Mariah & Brendon

Vendors –

Photographer – Emily Brianne Photography

Bride’s Saree – Pernia’s Popup

DJ – mazelthesoundmaster

Yellow Food Truck: Mainely Burgers

Dessert Cart: Blue Bird Mobile Dessert Bar

Snowcones (ig: zion_chef)

Popsicles (ig:paletaguy),

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