All weekend long I felt like I was in Maine's version of "Mama Mia" at Lisa and Peter's wedding, an emotionally-rich, high-energy, fun-fun-fun affair at Migis Lodge (and she even has a daughter named Sophie!). When Lisa announced she wasn't wearing a dress, and emerged from her cabin in her "outfit"- a stunning custom pantsuit with beautiful sparkles and bell sleeves- I wondered how much more movie-like this day could possibly become (and learned later with her impressive dance skills why a dress would not have worked well at all).
As Lisa sat in her "the bride" robe on the balcony and her hair in curlers overlooking the towering pines that lead down to the water beyond awaiting her make-up application, I was reminded again of how special this place and how significant this day was for these two families. And yet again when her son got choked up in the boat ride to the ceremony site to give away his mother. And later still when her daughter sang her best wishes to her newly united parents at the reception. Or seeing the adoration in Lisa's mother's eyes, 95 years young, as she gazed toward her daughter leading a conga line to the elevator to retire for the evening. And on and on. Love was everywhere and celebrated by everyone. I had such a blast capturing it.
Lisa, Peter, Molly, Sophie, Jack, Paul, Sarah and Jon: from the bottom of our hearts, congratulations and much happiness to you all. Thank you, thank you for choosing us to do the honors. We are all forever changed. xo
If you missed the previous posts from Lisa and Peter's wedding, be sure to go back and take a peek:
Rehearsal and lobster bake
Wedding day resort activities
photographers: Emilie and Whitney, emilie inc. photography • venue, catering: Migis Lodge, South Casco, Maine • officiant: family friend • florist: Fleurant • band: Joey Scott and the Connection, Boston • photo booth: Maine Snapshot Studio • hair/make-up: Akari • paper: Kensington Paper, Bronxville, NY • honeymoon: Black Point Inn, Prouts Neck, Maine