Captured & submitted by A Nomadic Love
In the heart of Portland, Maine, a day of love and celebration unfolded, capturing the essence of true romance. As the morning sun cast its golden rays, Erin and her closest friends reveled in the joy of the day, their laughter echoing as they sipped champagne in their robes. The intimate moments continued as Erin’s mother tenderly assisted her into her wedding dress, a symbol of the new chapter she was about to embark upon. The bridesmaids, their eyes shimmering with tears and excitement, shared a touching first look with the radiant bride. With the city as their backdrop, they boarded a vintage trolley, journeying to the Holy Cross Church, where love awaited.
Meanwhile, the groomsmen were immersed in their own pre-wedding rituals at a gym where Mitch, the groom, often frequented. The anticipation in the air was palpable. As Erin arrived at the church, she shared an emotional first look with her father, a moment that spoke volumes of their bond. With vows exchanged under the church’s grand arches, the newlyweds and their entourage ventured to Fort Williams Park, capturing memories with family against the scenic backdrop. The day’s journey led them to a quaint pub, the very place where their love story began. In a playful nod to their past, the couple engaged in a spirited beer “chug-off,” their competitive spirits shining through.
As the sun began its descent, casting the harbor in a warm, amber glow, the festivities transitioned to DiMillo’s, an iconic floating restaurant. Here, amidst the gentle sway of boats and the soft murmur of the sea, Erin and Mitch celebrated their union. The docks came alive with laughter, music, and dancing, as the couple and their guests reveled under the starry Maine sky. With a live band setting the rhythm of the night, the couple’s love story was truly a dance of two souls becoming one.