Lexie and Mike's Under Canvas Acadia wedding in Surry, Maine had one non-negotiable—it had to be dog-friendly. Lexie insisted that Polar deserved a special place in their celebration. After all, he'd been in her life longer than Mike. I met Lexie and Polar in 2020 during a photoshoot with Lexie's beloved childhood pup, Jazmine. I was eager to witness his pivotal role in the wedding.
Polar was present at every turn. He was by Lexie's side during preparations, escorting her down the aisle, watching for potential crumbs at the tentside reception, and joining us for a three-hour portrait session in Acadia National Park. A heartwarming moment occurred during the ceremony when Polar received his own symbolic ring—a golden collar.
Having spent time with Lexie in our last session, I knew she was a delight—bubbly and radiant. Mike, in turn, was incredibly welcoming, and witnessing his deep affection for Lexie brought tears to my eyes during the first look and the ceremony.
Guests enjoyed an afternoon tea with English-inspired treats, a delightful departure from the norm. An unexpected treat was Lexie's order of freeze-dried candy, allowing me to experience my first freeze-dried Jolly Rancher—a fantastic addition to the festivities.
Intimate weddings hold a special place in my heart, and Lexie and Mike's celebration was no exception. With only their nearest and dearest present, they fully immersed themselves in the day's joy. The absence of a rigid timeline allowed them to be present for their wedding and indulge in a leisurely portrait session afterward, creating a laidback and wonderful atmosphere.
Marking our first photography venture at Under Canvas Acadia in Surry, we were captivated by its unique and scenic charm—a perfect setting for a wedding. Here are some favorites from the day!
Vendors for Under Canvas Acadia wedding in Surry, Maine:
Venue: Under Canvas Acadia
Portrait Location: Acadia National Park
Officiant: Bride's Grandmother
Photographers: Hailey & Joel Crabtree
Catering & Cake: Sweet Cheeks Bakery
Hair & Makeup: Jacqueline Wortman
Flowers: Fox Hollow Flowers (ceremony arrangement made by the bride and her cousin)
Ceremony Musicians: Lynn Brubaker & Molly Nichols
Wedding Dress: Casablanca Bridal
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