• Emily Bienek

Kennebunkport Wedding Photographer | The Breakwater Inn | Julie + Anthony

Updated: Jun 4, 2019

Julie and Anthony brought their closest family and friends to Kennebunkport, Maine for their wedding! Julie's been vacationing there for years, and it's also where Anthony proposed to her! I am so honored to be able to share these kinds of milestones with clients - have I mentioned that being a wedding photographer is the coolest job? Scroll on to learn about the couple, their day, the Kennebunkport venue, and to see the fun wedding photography!

In my questionnaires, I love to ask the couple fun questions. This is a little excerpt about their favorite dates together:

"Our most favorite [place] is Kennebunkport. This is where we got engaged and it has become our 'special place'. It was around the holidays with snow on the ground. Anthony made a reservation at 'Ocean' restaurant (which has become one of our favorite spots) which offers the best panoramic views of the Atlantic ocean (also a nice view to Walkers Point). We were in the corner spot and about halfway thru dinner Anthony got on one knee. A recent fun memory was Julie's birthday last year. We both love the water and spent the day on a catamaran in Westport, CT and had dinner at the Pearl restaurant overlooking the water. We are big oyster lovers and had plenty of oysters and champagne to celebrate."

These invitations and paper products were created by Caitlin Spaulding of Wouldn't It Be Lovely wedding invitations and are the perfect invitation for a destination wedding to Maine! I'm a big fan of custom art on the invitations and these are fab. This gown is an Elizabeth Johns Couture design and the dainty little flowers on the bodice were the perfect detail for Julie's look. Hair and makeup were by Jade Woods and Katie Gore from Ollo Salon in Portland - I work with Jade for many other projects, including domestic violence awareness projects, bad-ass portraiture, and my own travesty of a hair situation. She's amazing, go check her out and book a hair cut or hair coloring in Portland, ME!

Flowers for this wedding were provided by Reg Carey of Downeast Flowers, and the cake is from Let Them Eat Cake! I didn't have a taste of the cake, but just look at that thing! It's absolute perfection. Rentals came from Details Event Staging in Kennebunkport, including the fun clear chairs! The heat lamps (needed for spring or fall weddings in Maine) came from Savvy Event Rentals, and I was super happy to see them (I'm always freezing). The adorable little Maine maple syrup favors came from Ben's Maple Syrup and I totally recommend these as favors for any type of celebration!

Maple Syrup Favors

The wedding was held at The Breakwater Inn, a spot in Kennebunkport that offers in-house catering and a lovely yard for outdoor ceremonies and cocktail hours. The food comes from their restaurant, Stripers, and was delicious! The couple loves oysters, so of course they had a beautiful oyster bar at cocktail hour housed in a cute little boat filled with ice.

Take a look at all of these fun photos and share some love below in the comments! Feel free to share to your Pinterest or social posts so all your friends and family can relive this awesome day and celebrate Julie and Anthony's love all over again!

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Julie + Anthony




Venue: @breakwaterinn_stripers

Hair + Makeup: @jadedoeshair207 & Katie Gore @ollo_hair_salon

Paper Products: @wouldntitbelovely

Florist: @downeastflowers

Baker: @letthemeatcakemaine

Catering: @breakwaterinn_stripers

Rentals: @details_event_staging

Strings: #InternationalStringTrio & @voltagez

DJ: @doubleplatinumcelebrations

Gown: @elizabethjohnscouture

Shoes: @badgleymischka

Tux: @calvinklein

Shoes: @kennethcole

Wedding Favors: @benspuremapleproducts

Elusive Photography is a wedding photographer in Southern Maine serving couples from York all the way to Camden and beyond! This Kennebunkport, ME wedding is one to remember, so if you're looking for more details on the vendors, just shoot me a message.

Stay tuned for the upcoming weddings at Point Lookout in Northport, Maine, and on the water at The Dockside Restaurant in York, Maine.

We specialize in wedding photography and couples portraits, but we also have a kids brand! Check out the portfolio to see some of our newborn photography from the Portland, Maine studio, and some of our magical kids photography!

Visit our products page to learn about our hand-selected, eco-friendly and museum quality products. The fine art album is a favorite, with fun colors and fabrics that are hand made by women artisans in developing regions of the world. Support your sisters all over the world with these beautiful products. We also provide incredible canvas pieces and framed, fine art prints. Every client has access to our custom wall art mock ups that was can create with a stock background, or we can use a photo of your actual home! Did you know that most clients end up buying art that feels too small? We always provide a size comparison to help guide clients to the right size: 8x10 feels right until you open it up and it feels tiny!

If you're interested in getting a FREE 11x14 canvas after your wedding with us, check out the Plastic Free Wedding Program! Read through the guide and follow the checklist at the end to make sure you keep your wedding waste low. We'll reward that effort with a free canvas.

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