It was a pleasure to have had the honor of filming Anique and Adrian’s fall wedding on October 5th in Maine. The Hidden Pond Resort in Kennebunkport was certainly hidden from our radar until the couple introduced us to it, but after spending a gorgeous fall weekend there we could not imagine a better and more fitting place for these two to get married! The weekend started for us on Friday, when we were invited to film their rehearsal and following dinner at the Tides Beach Club right down the road. We really enjoyed taking this opportunity to get to know the couple, their friends and family, the location, and of course to capture additional footage that will strengthen their feature film.
Saturday was wedding day and all was well when we showed up the cottages that morning. Anique and her bridesmaids were in “Moon Watch” preparing their hair, makeup, and dresses, while Adrian was next door in “Stargazer” handing out well wrapped gifts to the men of his wedding party; the groomsmen received some sharp new ties, as well as custom engraved bowls with their initials in them! Once finished with the preps, the groups went their separate ways to take photos while we went and set up for what was about to be a wonderful ceremony. Guests began to flow in from a trolley that shuttled them from their hotels and took their seats, and not long after the wedding began. Officiated by Anique’s Godmother, the two exchanged tearjerking vows that really showed those in attendance just how much these two loved each other. The deal was sealed with an exchanging of rings, a kiss, and a sabering of a bottle of champagne (a very cool Lebel family tradition!). The event shifted to the lavishly decorated Hidden Pond Barn for a lively evening of toasts, great food, and LOTS of dancing that capped off a fantastic wedding. Thanks to Emily and Matt from Emily Delamater Photography for shooting alongside us, the Tides Beach Club and Hidden Pond for their venues, the Label and Christie families for hosting, and most of all to Anique and Adrian for such a great time!