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If you didn’t know this about me, I’m passionate about capturing birthday cake smash sessions in a real, candid, and beautiful way. When I photograph families and children, I like connection, laughter, real life moments, and being in spaces and situations that feel natural and true to them, like at home! This year I’ve decided […]

Birthday Cake Smash Sussex County, NJ | Gino is ONE

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Amelia reached out to me for a fun photo session to celebrate her baby boy’s first birthday! When we were chatting about where to go, she mentioned that her front yard might be a great option, she sent me photos, and I whole heartedly agreed! Their yard had so many spots that made for the […]

Sparta New Jersey Photographer | At home Session

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Family photos with three small children doesn’t have to be painful! Find yourself a photographer that can make the photo session FUN and CANDID and has experience with small children! I am always up for the challenge of photographing families with toddlers and preschoolers! You never know what kind of mood they will be in, […]

Sussex County New Jersey Photographer | Summer photo session

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This family!! I have never met two big brothers who were SO EXCITED to be taking photos with their baby sister! These two just cannot get enough of her, and I totally understand. Look at her little face! We had the most amazing time at Grand Cascades Lodge in Vernon NJ in the summer sunset. […]

Vernon NJ | Summer family photos at Grand Cascades Lodge

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Summer sunsets sessions are the most incredible time to have your family photos done! That golden hour is simply magic and makes the photos really look stunning! Especially when you have a mountain view as the backdrop, right here in Vernon NJ! Grand Cascades at Crystal Springs is an amazing hotel, golf resort, and wedding […]

Crystal Springs Resort, Vernon NJ | Summer Family Photos

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Molly reached out to me with a request to celebrate their youngest daughter’s first birthday, just a couple months late due to the Covid shut downs in NJ. She was feeling guilty about not being able to have a celebration for her like they had for her older sister. Due to covid it was impossible […]

First Birthday Pictures at home | Wyckoff NJ Family Photos

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I love how the sunflowers bloom as a last hurrah of the summertime! Heading up to the Sussex County Sunflower Maze in Sandyston NJ has become a yearly tradition for me! The family that owns the farm is so sweet and open up Liberty Farm, their family’s own property for thousands of people to go […]

Family Pictures in the Sunflowers | Sussex County Sunflower Maze

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Crystal Springs Resort in Sussex County, NJ is a GOREGOUS resort to have a little family getaway to! It makes for such a convenient spot to get out of NYC and enjoy some fresh air, gorgeous mountain views, and SO MUCH to do! It’s one of my absolute favorite spots to have family photo sessions […]

Crystal Springs Resort, Sussex County NJ | Summer family photo session

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I met up with Megan. Tim and their two kiddos at 8am at the Sandy Hook beach in the Atlantic Highlands NJ. I would have LOVED to meet them at sunrise for the most beautiful light, but Tim was NOT into that idea! So we compromised and met just a bit later. I LOVED having […]

New Jersey Shore Family Photos | Sandy Hook Beach Pictures

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It’s always such an honor to photograph another fellow photographer friend! I had an amazing time laughing and joking around with Brielle and her sweet family! This session was a gift for her mother, who specifically wanted some photos with her grandson, I think we certainly nailed that! Thanks for having me capture your sweet […]

Sparta New Jersey Legacy Session | The Messerschmidt’s

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