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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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
"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!"