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What colors to wear for fall family photos is the most common question I get as a lifestyle family photographer in NJ. Follow these tips to help you choose the perfect palette for your fall photos. Opt for Colors that Complement the Setting First, consider when and where your session will take place. New Jersey […]
Fall is a great time for outdoor newborn photos if you live in New Jersey. By September, the heat and humidity of summer is gone. But sunshine and warm days often abound through early October. If you’ve already booked a fall outdoor newborn session, or are considering one, you’ll want to bring a few things […]
For the Best Family Photos, Avoid These Three Things: Whether you’re hoping your family photographer will capture real and spontaneous smiles from your kiddos (and who isn’t), or those soulful stares your baby boy makes, here are three things Not to say to kids during your session. Please… Don’t Ask Your Kids to Say “Cheese” […]
Looking for summer bucket list ideas for fun family outings this summer in New Jersey? Check out my 10 favorite summertime activities below. 1. Catch a Minor League Baseball Game As a baseball momma (my son has been playing baseball since he was old enough to hold a ball and bat!) and wife of a […]
Free Outdoor Music and Movies in NJ It’s officially summer, and in New Jersey that means many towns host outdoor music and movies, as well as theater productions. So if you’re looking for family friendly places to hear live music or cozy up on a blanket under the summer sky and catch a movie, here […]
Three Reasons to Book a Backyard Motherhood Session this Summer Summer isn’t just for backyard barbecues, blowing bubbles and visiting the beach. It’s also a great time for making memories with your family and the perfect time to capture treasured moments while your babies are still little. Here are three reasons you may want to […]
Summer Outfit Inspiration Wondering what colors to wear for your summer family photos? I’ve created some style boards to show a few great color combinations that work well for a variety of outdoor locations in New Jersey. What Colors to Wear for Summer Family Photos You’ll notice that several of the suggestions feature muted tones […]
Four fun outdoor activities for spring — Spring is in full swing which makes it a great time to plan some fun family outings. Need a little inspiration? Here are a few of my favorite fun things to do with kids in New Jersey in spring. Visit a Zoo or Nature Center Turtle Back Zoo […]
Why your house is perfect for an in-home newborn session I’ve had many moms tell me that they’d love to have newborn photos taken in the comfort of their home, but that their house wasn’t “right” for an in-home session because it was “too messy, too dark, or too small”. I’m here to dispel some […]
How to Choose the best time to take lifestyle newborn photos. As a New Jersey family photographer, I’m often asked about the best time to take lifestyle newborn photos. The answer is, “it depends”. Every family is unique and has different goals for newborn pictures. Choosing the best time for your newborn photos depends on […]
"I cannot say enough about Debbie and her amazing talent. We have used Debbie on several occasions for portraits. She is patient and sweet. Her sessions are easy-going and fun. Her heart is in her work, and is reflected in the beautiful images she captures. I highly recommend Debbie!"