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This blog is your go-to resource for my best tips, tricks and inspiration to help you have an amazing, effortless and enjoyable family photo session. So, grab a cup or glass of your favorite beverage and browse the latest posts below. Or, check out some client favorites:

What to Wear for Spring Family Photos
What to Wear for In-home Newborn Photos
What to Wear for Fall Family Photos
Best Time for Maternity Photos
Three Things Not to Say to Kids During Your Session
Best Parks for Family Photos - New Jersey
Family-Friendly Hikes in NJ

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Backyard Motherhood Session in Scotch Plains

Family, Lifestyle

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 […]

What Colors to Wear for Summer Family Photos in NJ

Client Tips, Family


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 […]

Fun Things to do with Kids in New Jersey this Spring


Prospect Gardens in Princeton

Four fun outdoor activities for spring — Updated Spring 2024 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 […]

Four Myths About In Home Newborn Sessions |NJ Lifestyle Photographer

Family, Lifestyle, Newborn

Myths about newborn sessions at home

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 […]

Best Time to Take Lifestyle Newborn Photos | NJ Newborn Photographer

Family, Lifestyle, Newborn

best time to take newborn photos in NJ

How to Choose the best time to take lifestyle newborn photos. As a New Jersey newborn and 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 […]

Benefits of Lifestyle Newborn Photo Sessions

Family, Lifestyle, Newborn

Benefits of a lifestyle newborn photo session

What is lifestyle newborn photography and what are the benefits of lifestyle newborn photo sessions? Lifestyle newborn photography is a style of photography that focuses on capturing family relationships rather than simply how your baby looks. Lifestyle photography aims to capture real moments and meaningful connections. The result is images that reflect those raw, early emotions of motherhood […]

Small Businesses to Love in New Jersey |Scotch Plains – Fanwood – Westfield Area


Favorite New Jersey Small Businesses

Favorite New Jersey Small Businesses As a family photographer, I often get to photograph families who have recently moved to New Jersey. A common question I’m often asked is what local shops and restaurants I would recommend. So, whether you’re new to the Scotch Plains – Fanwood area, or just looking for some new places to […]

When is the Best Time for Maternity Photos in NJ


Best time for maternity photos in NJ

Timing your maternity photoshoot can seem tricky since every pregnancy is different. Not to worry! These six tips will help you choose the best time for your maternity photos and ensure stunning results. Six Tips for When to Take Maternity Photos Schedule Your Maternity Session in Your Third Trimester Typically, most women will want to […]

Photo Display Ideas for your family pictures


photo display ideas for your NJ home

Three Ways to Enjoy Your Family Pictures Every Day without Looking at Your Phone We live in a digital world, and I’m the first to admit that I love having my favorite photos at my fingertips. It’s no wonder we all love the ease and convenience of accessing our pictures with a simple swipe or […]

Most Memorable Session Moments of 2021


Debbie Camba Photography’s Most Memorable Session Moments of 2021 As a new year begins, I want to look back on the past year and share some of the most memorable images of the beautiful families I’ve had the honor of capturing. I thought it would be fun to create categories for this year’s images, instead […]

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