Danielle and Brando were one of my first 2023 couples, and from the very beginning I could envision the day they had planned for their wedding. Their venue is tucked away in the rolling hills of Sussex County, with the Conservatory serving as a modern, yet organic venue. My first meeting with my couples is […]


September 26, 2023

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A Trump National Spring Wedding I met Erica in Central Park just a few weeks ago! She contacted me to take her bridal portraits in Central Park to display at her wedding at the end of May. Erica and her maid of honor were heading down 72nd Street toward Central Park West in full wedding […]

Hamilton Farm Spring Wedding I often say that my favorite wedding is the one I’m currently working on, and I do mean it! However, Katie and Mark’s wedding was such a joyous event, I could cry! After a year of not knowing what one week to the next would look like, this first wedding of […]

Lies We Believed & Changes We’ll See Welcome to 2021! While we haven’t seen much improvement in these first couple of weeks of the new year…okay we’ve seen no improvement in these first couple of weeks. Let’s be honest! 2020 changed us. Let’s talk about the most circulated lies of 2020 and how we can […]

Spring Lake Engagement Session Lauren & Jeff got engaged in Aruba in front of the flamingos on Flamingo Island. While I was, unfortunately, not there to witness this spectacular moment in their lives, I could at least take their engagement photos in one of their favorite places! Spring Lake is second best to Aruba, in […]

Destination Natirar Wedding When Jenny and Rob had planned their wedding in Mexico, they did expect to have an intimate wedding. However, when this pandemic made it clear that no one would be traveling, they had to adjust their plans! Jenny and Rob, not only changed the country they would be getting married in, they […]

New Jersey Backyard Minimony This has been the year of “pivot,” but I am so happy to have wonderful clients who can do just that and make getting married a wonderfully memorable experience! Taara and Shao had grand plans of a two-day wedding over fourth of July weekend, which was turned upside down. With two […]

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A Backyard Spring Wedding I thought, I can’t possibly continue with my plan to post this gorgeous Spring styled shoot when no one can get married right now. Then, I actually really looked at these images. It occurred to me, I MUST post these spring wedding photos? Why? Because a styled shoot is nothing short […]

Sunrise Session at Belvedere Castle Rachel and Franco are very easy going. So easy going, in fact, that they didn’t even bat an eye when I suggested a sunrise engagement session in Central Park! And they didn’t even complain when it landed on the coldest morning in October! I don’t think any of us realized […]

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Growth & Change in Marriage Perhaps you’re not nearly as young as I was when I got married. I mean, I sure hope my children aren’t planning their weddings at 17! I don’t know what we were thinking. Perhaps we simply thought what every 17 year old thinks. “I know everything.” I honestly think that […]

Fear-Taming Tips for Rain on Your Wedding Day! Introduction Kate is one of my 2018 brides, and when I asked her for a few tips for future brides, she sent me an entire blog! I met Kate and Bart through a couple of friends, and when they hired me to photograph their wedding, I was […]

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Belle Mer wedding along the water

A Summer Wedding in Newport Jackie and Michael won the wedding lottery with the perfect late-summer wedding day in Newport, RI. We awoke to dark skies and straight up downpours the morning of their wedding day, but they gave way to the most beautiful blue skies and sun to usher in this exciting day. I had […]

August 26, 2023

Belle Mer Wedding | Jackie & Michael

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