Alyson + Joe’s Ocean Gateway Wedding

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What a magical day it was capturing Alyson and Joe’s love at the always stunning Ocean Gateway in Portland, Maine. From start to finish, their wedding radiated joy, love, and laughter, making it an unforgettable celebration. Ocean Gateway has always held a special place in my heart, being one of my all-time favorite venues. Their picturesque views of the ocean, coupled with its modern architecture, made for the perfect backdrop of Alyson and Joe’s love to unfold.

The First Look

The Deering Oaks Park Arch Bridge set the stage for a breathtaking moment when Alyson and Joe locked eyes for the first time on their wedding day. The air was filled with a mix of nerves and excitement as they approached one another. Surrounded by the serene beauty of the park, the scene was nothing short of enchanting. The sun cast a warm glow on their faces, accentuating the raw emotion as they shared this intimate first look. It was a snapshot of pure, unfiltered love, and the arch bridge became a timeless witness to the beginning of Alyson and Joe’s journey as a married couple.

Ocean Gateway Wedding

Ocean Gateway proved to be a dream location for the ceremony. The big, bright windows allowed natural light to flood the space, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere, along with the beautiful florals. Alyson and Joe exchanged their vows against the backdrop of the breathtaking ocean view, making it a ceremony that will be etched in the memories of everyone present. The venue truly played a starring role in making their “I do” mesmerizing.

Cocktail Hour

As the day transitioned into the lively reception, Ocean Gateway continued to weave its magic. The cocktail hour was filled with dancing, laughter, and unforgettable moments. Friends and family gathered to toast to Alyson and Joe’s happiness, creating an atmosphere that radiated joy and excitement. The reception was a testament to the couple’s love and the incredible energy that Ocean Gateway effortlessly brings to any celebration. It’s weddings like these that remind me why I am so passionate about capturing love stories through my lens. Alyson and Joe’s wedding was not only a visual delight but also a celebration of the journey they are embarking on together. Cheers to love, laughter, and a lifetime of happiness for this incredible couple!

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Vendors List:

Venue: Ocean Gateway

Wedding Photographer: LAD Photography

Dress: Vows

Suit: Trunk Club

Rings: Daniel Bouvier

Wedding Planner: A Family Affair

Caterer & Bar: Dandelion

Band: Nightshift Entertainment

Officiant: Captain Ken Barnes

Lighting: Event Light Pros

Florals: Snell Family Farm

Rentals: One Stop

Transportation: Portland Limousine Company

Hair: Portland Hair Company

Makeup: Kayla Joy

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