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If you’re looking for a beautiful location to take family photos in central or northern New Jersey, consider Cross Estate Gardens in Bernardsville, NJ. This stunning estate feels like a secret garden tucked away in Somerset County, and offers a picturesque backdrop for your family photos. The perfect spot for your next family photo session […]
What do you to with all the photos you take with your phone? Chances are your precious pictures are accumulating digital dust on your device, not to mention taking up too much space. Maybe you keep meaning to organize your photos or do something with them, but you’re not even sure where to begin. Not […]
In home lifestyle newborn photo sessions are a wonderful way to capture the special moments of your new family in a comfortable and meaningful setting. But if you’ve never had family portraits taken at home, you might be unsure what to expect or how to prepare for your in-home newborn photo session. Here are some tips […]
Last summer, my family and I visited the Pacific North West (PNW) for a combination family vacation and a photographer meet-up. Although we only got to spend a few days in Oregon, I’m so happy we visited. Having grown up in New Jersey and spent summer vacations at the New Jersey shore, I’ve always loved NJ […]
As a lifestyle newborn photographer in Westfield, New Jersey, “what to wear for newborn photos” is among the most common questions clients ask me. Clothing choices can have a big impact on whether you love your photos. In fact, clothing can either complement and enhance, or detract from the feelings your images evoke. So if […]
Three Tips for Capturing Your Christmas Memories Authentically — Forget photographing your kids in front of perfectly staged Santa scenes. There’s no need to coax forced smiles from your kids on Christmas morning. The holidays are all about making memories as a family. If you want to remember the wonder and joy on your kids […]
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 […]
"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!"