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Norumbega Inn & Cellardoor Winery Maine Wedding: Sonja & Tiernan

November 26, 2014

I’m so excited to share a gorgeous Maine wedding on the blog today. When I heard Sonja was getting married in Maine, I immediately knew her wedding was going to be beautiful. I met Sonja at another same-sex wedding in Boston where she was the makeup artist and I was the photographer. We worked so well together and her work was stunning. My photos came out so much better because of her awesome work. So future brides, please take notes, it’s so worth it so hire a great makeup artist because she’ll make you look your absolute best.

Sonja and Tiernan’s wedding started with the girls getting ready at the Norumbega Inn in Maine. It was a boutique hotel right in Camden, ME. I stayed at the Black Horse Inn, which is down the street from Norumbega Inn, and where all the guests were staying (loved the jacuzzi by the way). Since Sonja was a makeup artist, she was able to do her own makeup, which was flawlwss, and had one of the girls help do her hair. It was a small and intimate wedding, which I loved. Most of the family members were coming from out of town, and some outside the country, so it was very nice for Sonja and Tiernan to see them. We had an amazing day celebrating Sonja and Tiernan’s marriage. Xoxo!

Norumbega Inn Maine wedding bride getting ready

I loved the dress and the heels; they were so non-traditional. The details on her dress were gorgeous!

Maine wedding dress and shoes details

I can not say enough good things about Sonja and her work. If you’re looking for a makeup artist for your wedding, check out her website: Sonja Gjokaj Makeup.

Norumbega Inn Maine wedding bride makeup

Norumbega Inn Maine wedding getting ready makeup

Norumbega Inn Maine wedding getting ready

The reception was going to be at the Cellardoor Winery, which is also very close to the Norumbega Inn, hence the wine-themed wedding invitations and guest sign-in book.

Maine winery wedding details

Norumbega Inn Maine wedding cute couple

The Norumbega Inn was so full of characters. I loved the architectures.

Norumbega Inn Maine wedding

Maine winery wedding bride and groom

Norumbega Inn Maine wedding site

beautiful Maine wedding photo

And we found a birdcage under a tree… and a hidden talent of Sonja – modeling. Would you now buy this birdcage? =p

Norumbega Inn Maine gorgeous wedding

Norumbega Inn Maine wedding bride and groom

Maine wedding candid moment and bouquet

Norumbega Inn Maine wedding candid moment

Norumbega Inn Maine wedding ceremony

Norumbega Inn Maine wedding ceremony ring

Norumbega Inn Maine wedding ceremony kiss

Cellardoor Winery Maine wedding formal

stunning Maine wedding bride groom formals

Cellardoor Winery wedding reception foods

I absolutely loved the Cellardoor Winery. The staffs there were super friendly and the venue was beautiful.

Cellardoor Winery Maine wedding reception setup

Cellardoor Winery Maine wedding reception table

Cellardoor Winery Maine wedding reception details

These kids are so darn adorable!!!

Maine wedding reception kids

Cellardoor Winery Maine wedding toast

Ze Liang Photography specializes in modern and non-traditional engagement sessions and wedding photography with a candid and colorful style. If you’re engaged and planning your wedding, please do not hesitate to get in touch.