Kat + Karl's Wedding at Broadturn Farm in Scarborough, Maine


Soon to be newly weds, meeting for their "first look". The Groom sees his bride for the first time in her wedding gown and bouquet filled with wild flowers and peonies.

Together with friends and family, Katrina and Karl exchanged their vows at Broadturn Farm in Scarborough Maine. These two are incredibly down to earth, have the most relaxed vibes on one of the most important days, they are madly in love, and by watching them interact all day they seem to be best friends who completely nurture one another.

Kat and I met in high school. She was a cheerleader and was always a nice person. After highschool, we spoke often and supported one another in our goals to become healthier. The only regret I had was not building a friendship with such an amazing person sooner.

Kat and her bridesmaids got ready in a charming farmhouse where they got their hair and makeup done. Each room had their own unique characteristics. Karl and his groomsmen got ready across the road in the flower studio in less than 15 minutes. During the Getting Ready photos, we had to sneak Kat towards the back of the farmhouse in their personalized robes that Kat gifted to each of her bridesmaids. Despite the 100% chance of rain, their wedding day was a definite sign of luck, because the rain held off almost the entire day except during the reception that took place under a tent and the barn!

Throughout the day, one of the most memorable moment for me was their “First Look” where Karl sees Kat in her beautiful gown for the first time. His reaction expressed without words how incredible his soon to be wife appeared before him. The ceremony, exchange of vows, and marriage advice was another tear jerker. I had a hard time taking photos through the buildup of tears, but we made it. They kissed and continued on with the celebration!

How they met: For 4 years, Robin, the Mother of the Bride and matchmaker insisted that they “would be perfect together” and here they are now. Kat says “I guess you can say that the seed had been planted in both of our ears without us even realizing it. So when we were finally introduced in 2010, it was no surprise that we were crazy about each other have been together ever since!!”

Katrina and Karl, no one deserves this perfect day more than the two of you. I am beyond lucky and honored to witness the beginning of your next big adventure. A thousand thank yous for being awesome. I hope your new adventure together gets better each day. I loved being around both of you, your hilarious friends, and supportive families. Many many congratulations!

Bride and her bridesmaid get ready together. All are standing in their robes with the bride in the middle with candid joyful expressions. Getting Ready Photos. A close up of the bride's hair.
Intricate details of the wedding gown from Essence of Australia. A close up ring shot of the wedding bands. More getting ready photos of the bride and her bridesmaids.
An up close shot of all three rings on a custom plate with the grooms last name.
Bride wears her earrings while looking into the full body mirror. The mother of the Bride kisses her, moments captured through the reflection of the mirror.
Mother of the bride is helping the bride with her dress by buttoning the back. She looks into her daughters eyes and is filled with joy.
The groom wears his bout arranged by the florist and fresh flowers from the farm. A junior bridesmaid holds her bouquet of wild flowers. A close up of ring shots.
Bridal portrait posing before heading out the the "First Look" session.
All of the bridesmaids dresses are lined up with ivy plants in the background. A candid shot of one of the bridesmaids right before the ceremony.
Groom and his groomsmen showing off their socks during getting ready photos.
A wide shot of the wedding reception under the tent for an August outdoor farm wedding. Chilled over ice Almond champagne by Wilson Creek

First look photos. The bride walks towards the groom to surprise him. Groom starts to get emotional from the first look of his beautiful bride.

bride and groom portrait in a field of flowers makes for a romantic image

Wedding at Broadturn Farm in Scarborough Maine with the wedding party cheering the soon to be newly weds!

Naked wedding cake, 3 layers with flowers on each layer. Wedding guest signing book ideas, rather than a book, this couple decided to have their guests write on a wooden board with their initials in a heart. Using metallic markers.

A group picture of the bride and her bridesmaids cheering her own as the raise their bouquets.

Tiny details of the naked wedding cake with flowers on each layer.

The groom and bride exchanges rings and are smiling very big. The bridesmaids are also excited and laughing as the bride and groom exchanges vows.

The bride and groom just pronounced as husband and wife, They raise their arms and the crowd cheers them on.

The brother of the groom gives a tear jerking speech, his younger brothers hugs the speaker and they both cry tears of joy. The bride also is emotional and is wiping away her tears. The maid of honor gives a speech and the guests are smiling, listening attentively.
A grandmother hugs her granddaughter as they both admirer the newly weds. Wedding guests hold hands during the sentimental speeches. A grandfather kisses a 10 month old baby boy who smiles big back at his grandfather under the wedding tent during the reception.

Vendors:

Venue: Broadturn Farm, Scarborough, Maine

Lead Photographer: Sokkha Photography

Second Shooter: Eleni Philipon

Planner : Blue Elephant

DJ/Band : DJ Jeremy Deweese

Officiant : Steve Long (Kat’s Uncle)

Caterer: Blue Elephant

Videographer : Drew Buerhaus

Hair and Makeup: Makeup Artistry by Kimberly Collins

Bride’s Dress : Essense of Australia

Bridesmaids Dresses: BHLDN (Anthropologie Bridal website)

Groom’s Attire: Suit: Calvin Klein

Groomsmen Attire: Mens Warehouse

Cake Artist: Heather’s Bakery (Poland, Maine)

Rings: Bride, Attos Estate Jewelry

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