David + Erin | North Peak Lodge Wedding | Newry, Maine

So good to be back at one of my favorite wedding destinations in Maine! Sunday River and the whole Bethel/Newry area have such beautiful scenery and having your wedding on top of the mountain is a blast! I enjoyed connecting with Dave and Erin when they originally booked and we discussed how much we both enjoy to travel. These two are all about going on adventures together, so what a perfect spot to get hitched, right? We certainly couldn’t have asked for a more comfortable September day, with clear skies and temperature of fall starting to set in. So glad I was chosen to capture this day, and I hope you enjoy reliving it!

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North Peak Lodge Wedding Sunset

We started out the day at the covered bride in Newry for the first look and wedding party photos. Dave arrived to help “dress” their dogs for the wedding ceremony.

groom with his dogs
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For groomsmen gifts, the boys were given these awesome custom engraved axes with their names on them. There was one groomsmen though who maybe shouldn’t have been entrusted with sharp objects…haha

chopping wood
newry bridge first look
the bride during the first look
the bride and groom with their dogs
full wedding party photo on the covered bride at sunday river
Sunday river bridge bride and groom photos
ultrawide covered bridge photo
black and white classic wedding photo
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Wedding reflection photo at Newry Covered Bridge
groom helping his bride cross the water
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After some photos at the Sunday River Bridge, it was time to jump on the chairlifts for a ride up to the North Peak Lodge , where the guests were waiting! Dave and Erin opted to write their own vows, bringing both tears and laughter to those witnessing. Dave’s vows “a.k.a rules” were a particularly amusing touch!

North Peak Lodge Ceremony Site from the Chondola
bride riding the chairlift to the mountaintop
the brides parents walking her down to the ceremony
The groom waiting for his bride to walk down the aisle
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Oops! dropped the ring!

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first kiss on the mountaintop
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group wedding photo with all the guests on top of north peak at sunday river
custom ski wedding signs
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sunday river wedding mountain views
dancing in the wildflowers


After enjoying cocktail hour and a few last sunset shots with those amazing views, it was time to head in for the intros and first dance. Dave and Erin clearly had put some work into a rather elegant first dance!

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Those pastel sunset colors and view of the mountains just get you every time!

Sunday River Sunset from North Peak Lodge
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macro wedding photos of the rings
custom engraved axes

With all of the formalities done, it was time to party!

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After dark wedding photos on the mountain
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Thank you Dave and Erin!

Photographer - James Flachsbart
2nd Photographer/Assistant - Laureh Flachsbart
Videographer - Zebulon Films
Hair - I Do Spas
Makeup - Maegan Rae
Venue & Catering - North Peak Lodge – Sunday River
Cake- Grants Bakery
Flowers- Pooh Corner Farm Greenhouses & Florist
Dress- Penny Jane Bridal
DJ - Hayley Zisk
Planner- Ilea (Sunday River)
Officiant – Jenna Funicella

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