HI THERE! I'm Patricia

I am whimsical, romantic, and fun. I love everything vintage, coastal, and rustic. I am so fortunate to have the greatest job in the world -telling peoples stories and capturing love.


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Diamonds are a girls best friend

About a week ago I was visiting my childhood best friend in NY.  She has been working as an engineer for Tiffany & Co. for almost 5 years.  She has learned a ton about the company and is a fountain of knowledge when it comes to engagement rings.  We visited the flagship store on 5th… Read more »

Portland, Maine National Magazine Coverage

The September issue of National Geographic Traveler magazine has a whole page on Portland Maine!  Page 32 is about what a wonderfully walkable city Portland is and all of the fantastic places to see.  Noted is Becky’s Diner, the Harbor Fish Market, Portland Museum of Art, and Hugo’s.  I just wanted to share that Portland… Read more »

Black Bear Inn, Bangor Maine Wedding Photography

On Saturday I had the honor of photographing another one of the Jones family weddings.  They are such wonderful people and I had such a good time.  I also had the pleasure of working with a wonderful DJ Joey “Disco” who is a WCYY jockey.      

Post Wedding Shoot Hallowell Maine

I am a very lucky photographer!  I have such wonderful clients and they have amazing families.  After it rained on Nykki’s wedding day and we did some very fun photos.  It was time to mix it up and do some more “moody” and sensual photographs.  It was a lot of fun!  We had a wonderful… Read more »

Sunday River, Maine Wedding Photography

Each wedding weekend brings new photos.  Last weekends wedding at Sunday River will be a hard one to top.  While I didn’t have time to get my bride and groom to the top of the mountain on the chondola, we did find some wonderful places to photograph!   Rachel and Brad have wonderful families and… Read more »

Boston Aquarium

I LOVE to visit aquariums!  They are surely one of my top ten places to photograph.  I know it is cheating, as it isn’t a true underwater adventure but I don’t swim!  What amazing creatures there are in the world!  BOOOOO BP for messing them up! I find sea turtles to be so relaxing.  They… Read more »


My photo-booth is under construction and needs a few more runs to get it perfect but here are a few samples 🙂  I love photo-booth pics!

Wedding Portland Maine at the Italian Heritage Center

Congratulations Jules & Keith!  What a wonderful pair and what a pleasure they were to work with!  They partied late into the night at the Italian Heritage Center with DJ’s Robe Steele & Joe Lerman from Q97.9 and 101.9.  Their cake was European Bakery and the flower arrangements were created by Melissa McNaboe. Here are… Read more »

Wolfe Neck Farm Wedding, Freeport Maine

What an amazing ceremony.  The rabbi was the grooms mom.  She did such a wonderful job gathering the right stories from the two of them and their family members.  It was really powerful when the 7 blessings were said in English and then sung in Hebrew.  Alison and Ben are perfect for each other and… Read more »

Cobbosseecontee Lake, Monmouth ME

What a pleasure it was to spend the day with Nykki and Mike’s family.  They were so welcoming, fun, and had such a beautiful place for the wedding.  It did rain…a lot, but spirits were good and the bride was gorgeous!  I am sure they will live a long and wonderful life together!  Here are… Read more »

Wilmington, NC

While visiting my friends I was able to site see some, and I try to go to the aquarium at every single place I go that has one 🙂 this turtle is only 8 months old I love puffer fish 🙂 she is an albino alligator.  She looked nice enough to touch until we watched… Read more »

The Weekend Wedding: Fayetteville, NC

Let me preface this by saying I have known the groom since he was about 10 years old…one of his sisters was my childhood best friend.  This is a wonderful story that the bride and groom will surely never forget.  This wedding I thought was on Saturday until about one week before I left for… Read more »

Kivalo Photography and the Tulip

This post is long overdue as I launched my new brand without properly introducing it.  As my name was very challenging to say for most (Takacs-pronounced Ta-Ka-Ch the Hungarian cs makes a ch sound in english) I decided I wanted to move away from using my name as my business identity.  I also wanted to… Read more »

Engagement Photography Portland Maine

Couples like Amy and Jeff make my job awesome.  They are flexible, sweet, and adorable together.  We took a walk down by the east end.  Amy and Jeff were destined to be together and will be getting married in September.  They are expecting 300 guests!  These were a few of my favorites from Sunday night.

Maple Hill Farm Wedding, Hallowell Maine

What a delight it was to be able to have shared in Nick and Suzi’s wedding day. They have such a wonderful story. They met in high school, and he proposed watching the sunrise on a mountain. They complete each other. I hope they had a wonderful time in Aruba. Their marriage truly marks a… Read more »