Emotional Maine Mountain and Lake Wedding

Jun 9, 2022 | Weddings | 3 comments

Bride and groom walking on beach at sunset

Emotional Maine Mountain and Lake Wedding

I recently had the pleasure of photographing Julia and Jackson’s wedding in Weld, Maine. They got married in front of Webb Lake on private property and the view was just stunning. The forecast called for thundershowers and rain, but it never rained or stormed. I always find this incredibly wild when it happens on wedding days, as it has occurred at many weddings I photograph. It WAS crazy windy, however, but I think we were all happy to take the wind over rain and storms.

Julia got ready in a brand new cabin on the property right next to everything. After getting hair and makeup done, and catching a few photos of the guys finishing up getting ready in another cabin, we went to the dock to do a first look with Julia’s dad and her husband-to-be.  Shortly after, we were able to get the formals done before the ceremony with no shortage of winds on the lake. The ceremony was beautiful and very emotional. Getting married on the beach is always so sweet! The waves were crashing in with white caps and really added to the mood. 

After the ceremony, guests enjoyed cocktail hour provided by Rustic Taps Catering. Dinner was also provided by Rustic Taps Catering in the form of Wood Fired Pizza! They were pumping out a new pizza every 3 minutes! As a gluten-free wedding photographer, I was unsure if I would be able to eat from the pizza truck, but I asked if they had any gluten-free crust, AND THEY DID! It was the absolute best pizza ever! 

Speeches were nothing short of a big cry fest between us all, even me. I don’t usually get overly emotional at weddings, but the speeches had even me tearing up! Even little Henry, the ring bearer was bawling his eyes out. Overall, this wedding was full of stunning scenery, kind and friendly people, and lots of emotions! Enjoy the photos!


Catering: Rustic Taps Catering

Dessert & Cake: Village Baking Co.

Rentals: A Plus Party Rentals

Hair & Makeup: Marissa Champagne

DJ: Music Man Dj Services

Octagon wedding alter and chairs in front of lake with dark moody sky
Wedding rings sitting on custom wedding box
Tables decorated under tent at wedding
Toms lace wedding shoes
Bridesmaids laughing together inside wooden cabin in pajamas
Bride getting hair done before wedding
Bride looking down while holding flowers by window
Girl getting makeup done by artist
Groom fixing groomsmen's suspenders before wedding
Groomsmen getting dressed together before wedding
bride walking on dock for first look with groom on lake
Bride and groom kissing on end of dock on lake with mountains
Groomsmen at wedding posing for photographer by lake
Bridesmaids wooden flowers together
Groom wrapping arms over brides shoulders in front of the lake
Ring bearer walking down isle at wedding in weld maine
Wedding ceremony at webb lake in weld maine
Bride and groom first kiss in front of octagon wedding arbor and lake
Wedding guests smiling at table with black umbrella
Bride and grooms vow books with flowers on table
Bride and groom posing with catering crew rustic taps
Rustic taps catering truck at wedding venue
Bride and groom entering wedding reception together among crowd
Groom pinching brides chin and kissing on the lake at sunset
Bride and groom touching foreheads at sunset on lake
Speeches being given at wedding reception under tent
Bridal party sitting at tables cheering and celebrating
Emotional bridesmaids giving speech while crying together
Little boy sitting in chair at tables crying at wedding reception speeches
Best man at wedding giving emotional speech
Bride and groom hugging group of friends crying after wedding speech
Bride and groom giving speech at wedding reception in tent
Crowd at wedding cheering at tables during speech
Woman in blue dress hugging friend in grey sweatshirt at wedding reception
People hugging and smiling together at wedding reception
Bride and groom having first dance inside tent
Bride laughing while dancing with father at wedding
Bride and father having first dance at wedding
Groom and grandmother dancing at wedding reception
Man with blue shirt holding drink and dancing in crowd
Little blond boy dancing in crowd at wedding
Bride and groom artificial sparkler exit at wedding
Grandmother in blue outfit dancing with sparkler on dance floor
man with red hair and white shirt dancing at wedding
Groom dancing and jumping on dance floor at wedding
groom dancing on dance floor at wedding with bride in background
Blonde woman in jean jacket with flower girl at wedding
Women in dresses dancing on dance floor at wedding


  1. Emma Dougherty


  2. Sarajomaccoll16@gmail.com

    Lovely photos of a beautiful couple. The venue is spectacular!

  3. Claudia Searles

    These photos capture the beyond –words spirit of love that was everywhere at this special wedding! Julia and Jackson brought us all together in front of Webb Lake’s splendor. And as they shared their most authentic vows, their joy exploded and kept echoing all along the beach and within every heart for the rest of the day and night!


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