Mark and Vicki at the Press Hotel | Focus Photography | New England Wedding Photographers
 
 
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Mark and Vicki wanted an intimate wedding with just their closest friends and family, and that’s exactly what they got.

The Press Hotel is a boutique inn located in the Portland Press Herald’s former offices, and they’ve done a great job of using the newspaper theme for their decor.  If you’ve never stopped in, you should.  It’s a relaxed form of swanky that is worth a visit (or a cocktail). 

Let’s talk about the image on your left.  You should be seeing a rotating image taken at the ceremony, that revolves completely in a circle so you can see exactly what it looked like to stand at the front of the aisle at the Press. If you click the rectangle icon in the bottom right, the 360 image will go full screen, and you can exit that by pressing the same icon again. 

Okay, enough prologue, let’s look at the highlights!

 
Front of the press hotel
The Press Hotel in Portland Maine

Interior of Press Hotel in lobby - Portland, Maine

groom's suit coat and flowers
Yellow Twist provided the florals for the wedding

groom and typewriter in press hotel

Bride in suite at Press Hotel in Portland, ME

Bride and groom in press hotel suite

cutouts in the wall allow a view of the wedding couple at Press hotel
Photographer’s Admission: I lost a solid minute playing with these holes in the divider. I’m always looking for something I can shoot through.

wedding rings and wine goblet for Jewish wedding

bride and groom on roof
The suite has a roof deck. It’s sweet. Okay, jokes are over, tout de suite, but it is amazing that a hotel room would have a private roof deck. Nothing else in the Press Hotel does.

couple's pictures on roof of Press Hotel in Portland, ME

bride silhouetted against sky
These two silhouettes are Mark’s shots. I pushed the shutter, but he saw it in his eyes first.
Ketubah signing
The Ketubah

books and typewriters at Press Hotel

empty room for ceremony at press hotel

wedding ceremony at Press Hotel in Portland, ME

wedding ceremony

Art display of typewriters at Press Hotel

cake and serving

food at press hotel wedding couple and singer

groom sings to his bride

press hotel portland maine wedding


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Ceremony Site:
The Gallery
  • Portland
Reception Venue:
The Press Hotel
  • 119 Exchange Street
  • Portland, ME 0101
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