Alexander proposed to Alexis onboard a private sailboat charter with Silver Linging Sailing in Oqunquit, Maine. Alexis is from Sydney, Australia and Alexander is from Buffalo, NY. They met on a Contiki trip in Europe 4 years ago and soon after the trip was over they started dating. They did the whole long distance thing […]

A Dreamy Sailboat Proposal in Ogunquit, Maine

July 21, 2020

Getting you ready for the 2020 wedding season and keeping your creativity going during Quarantine. Every year I spend my Spring prepping for the upcoming wedding season. I start by getting my gear serviced, updating my equipment, buying film, and one of my favorite things, buying new styling tools for flat-lay design. Today I wanted […]

A Photographers Guide to Great Styling Materials

April 10, 2020

Let’s be honest, there are many unknowns out there, which has raised the amount of anxiety that we all feel. I’m going to provide links to helpful articles about planning your wedding during COVID-19, people to follow to reduce stress and limit your amount of anxiety, and free workout resources. Let’s get started… MENTAL HEALTH: […]

COVID-19 – What it means for your wedding plans and ways to stay mentally, emotionally, and physically healthy during Quarantine

March 21, 2020

  Sarah and Connor live in Boston, but Sarah is originally from Michigan and Connor is from Los Angeles. They met in college in North Carolina and have been head over heels ever since. They decided to come up to Portland, Maine to enjoy the restaurants, waterfront, and scenic views. On Sunday we explored Spring […]

Sarah & Connor – Engagement Session in Portland, Maine

June 26, 2019

A styled wedding shoot with Ruffled Blog

A Styled Shoot with Ruffled Blog

June 13, 2019

  Destination weddings are becoming more and more popular among engaged couples and Maine has become a huge destination wedding location. Weddings are inherently romantic on their own – add in a dreamy, exotic locale and you have all of the ingredients for a picture-perfect celebration of your love. No matter where you are planning […]

10 Tips for Planning a Destination Wedding

June 3, 2019

  The first word that came to mind when I entered The Crane Estate’s lovely property was “transformative.” From the moment you first set eyes upon the grand mansion and the sweeping estate, you are transported to a completely different time and place. As you walk the storied hallways and watch sunlight stream through the […]

One of New England’s Most Beautiful Wedding Venues: The Crane Estate

May 21, 2019

  The Public Works had a wedding vendor party and it was great to catch up with so many familiar faces in the wedding world. Thanks to Pinch Me Planning and The Public Works for putting this shindig together. There was a great team of vendors that donated their time and craftsmanship for the event. […]

The Public Works Wedding Vendor Party in Portland, Maine

December 5, 2018

“Natalya is professional, punctual, and polite. She was an absolute joy to have with us on our wedding day! Natalya was supportive throughout the planning process and on the day of. She was never intrusive and became quick friends with many of our wedding guests. I highlyrecommend Natalya and can honestly say she was one […]

TESTIMONIAL

January 15, 2018

“Natalya was amazing throughout the entire experience. She really took the time to get to know us and what we expected. She scoped out the venue multiple times before the actual day to make sure she could get the best angles with the best light. She is super passionate about her work and it shows. […]

TESTIMONIAL

January 15, 2018