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In home vs. In studio newborn session | NJ Newborn Photographer

Let me help you decide if an In home vs In studio newborn session is for you. I know, deciding between having your baby’s first photos at home vs. Here are some helpful questions to ask yourself to figure out whether a new jersey in home or in studio newborn session is right for you […]

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Boho first birthday cake smash | Vernon NJ

Dreaming of a Boho first birthday cake smash? I’ve got the perfect spot for you! My home studio is a warm and cozy lightly boho decorated space that can be customized for your perfect cake smash session! These little ladies came in for a portrait and cake smash session for little sister! Level up your […]


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5 Reasons to Stay Home | Sussex County NJ Photographer

The perfect spot to have your Sussex County New Jersey family session this year might be closer than you think. Like your very own home! And no, this has nothing to do with reasons to stay home due to the pandemic. Just staying home because that’s where you spend most of your time, and make […]

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Helpful tips to take monthly pictures of your baby’s first year | New Jersey Lifestyle Newborn Photographer

I know you’ve see all the photos that moms are taking of their babies at every month milestone. If you’re planning to do the same, you’re going to want to read my tips below to make them the best they can be! No fancy camera needed, though if you have one, I for sure recommend […]

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NJ Family Photographer | What to Wear for Spring Family Photos

With Spring in Sussex County, NJ right around the corner, now is a great time to start thinking about what you are going to wear for your Spring Family Photo shoot. Whether you’ll be going to the Cherry blossoms or a local park all of these ideas will look great! Things to think about. 1 […]

MATERNITY, Tips and Help

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Creating Family Heirlooms | The Keepsake Book

As a photographer I’ve always felt it is my responsibility to make sure that I offer you a complete service, meaning that my goal is to provide you with so much more than digital files. It’s been proven that when children see themselves in prints displayed around their home or in photo books they sell […]

Heirlooms & Wall Art, Tips and Help

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Sunrise or Sunset? Why timing matters when planning your photo session.

“Can we plan our session for noon?” I get asked this question ALOT. And while yes, it is possible to do a photo session at any time of day, I always recommend finding a time as close to sunrise or sunset as possible. Besides the reason that I just LOVE those two times of day, […]

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What to do with your digital image files after your photo session.

So you received your digital files back from your photographer…. Now what? If you’re like most, you will look through your gallery a few times, send the link to your family, maybe pick a few to share on Facebook and Instagram, possibly download a couple to your computer and phone to use as your backgrounds… […]


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What to wear for Family Photos | NJ Family Photographer

What to wear for family photos.
By Renee Ash Photography Sussex County New Jersey family photographer

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