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A few months ago I had the honor of photographing the Reus’ stunning Perona Farms wedding day in Andover, New Jersey! It was definitely one I’ll never forget. There was so much excitement and joy that filled the entire venue, and I couldn’t wait to get started! Even with the snow on the ground, that […]

Perona Farms Wedding Day | Mr. + Mrs. Reus

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There are a lot of factors that go into capturing a good photo. But one of, if not the most, important factor is lighting! Mastering the art of photographing in any lighting conditions is very important, however, there’s a particular time slot that’s a goldmine for photographers – the enchanting ‘Golden Hour’ surrounding sunset. It’s also the hour just after sunrise! If you haven’t considered scheduling your shoots during this time yet, here’s why you should plan for sunset portraits!

Why You Should Plan For Sunset Portraits

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As a photographer, I have a huge soft spot for engagement sessions. When Cassidy and Max invited me to their Beach Engagement Session at Sea Girt, NJ, I was so excited! It was such a fun day, and I’m excited to share it with you all! We kicked things off in a beautiful nearby park. […]

Beach Engagement Session at Sea Girt, NJ | Cassidy + Max

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A first look can add a unique, personal touch to your wedding day, creating unforgettable memories and beautiful photos that you’ll cherish forever. I’ve seen firsthand how amazing these moments can be, and I’m here to share why you should consider a first look for your wedding!

Why You Should Consider a First Look

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As a photographer, my job is to capture the essence of the day and freeze those precious moments in time. From the loving glances between the Dollman’s during the ceremony to the spontaneous laughter during the reception, I made sure to document every detail so that they can relive their special day for years to come.

Wedding at the Clarks Landing Yacht Club in New Jersey | The Dollman’s

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Are you planning a wedding and looking for a creative alternative for a guest book? You’ve come to the right place! Guest books are a classic wedding tradition that allows your guests to leave a personal message for the newlyweds to cherish forever.

5 Guest Book Alternatives that your Guests Will Love!

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I recently got to photograph Cassie and Tyler’s Spring Lake, NJ engagement session and it was so much fun! The Spring Lake park provided the perfect backdrop with the green grass and the soft golden hour light filtering through the trees. The atmosphere was nothing short of magical.

Spring Lake NJ Engagement Session | Cassie + Tyler

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As a photographer, there are a few things that I wish my clients knew before our photo sessions. These are small details that can make a BIG difference in the final outcome of your photos, as well as the overall shoot experience. My goal is to create a comfortable and enjoyable experience, and being aware of some of the following things can really help! So, here are some things your photographer wants you to know but might not tell you!

Things Your Photographer Wants You To Know

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Mr. and Mrs. Pindillis’ dreamy wedding day in Spring Lake, NJ was truly something out of a fairytale. From the getting ready excitement to the ice cream truck finale, every moment was picture-perfect. The day started with the happy couple getting ready in separate rooms, each surrounded by their closest friends and family. The anticipation was palpable, with laughter and nerves mixing together. As a photographer, I love capturing these behind-the-scenes moments that show the raw emotion of the day!

Dreamy Wedding Day in Spring Lake, NJ | Mr. + Mrs. Pindillis

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Whether you’re looking for a beachside ceremony, a rustic farm setting, or a glamorous ballroom, there are so many options to choose from! I’ve had the privilege of capturing weddings at some truly magical locations. So, here are my top 5 New Jersey wedding locations!

Top 5 New Jersey Wedding Locations

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