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How to Choose What Colors to Wear for Fall Family Photos in NJ

Client Tips, Lifestyle

What Colors to Wear for Fall Family Photos in NJ

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 […]

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What to Bring to Your Outdoor Fall Newborn Session

Family, Lifestyle, Newborn

Outdoor fall newborn session

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 […]

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Three Things Not to Say to Kids During Your Session

Lifestyle, Photo Tips

things not to say to kids during photos

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” […]

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Summer Bucket List Ideas for Your Family in NJ

Family, Lifestyle

Summer-family-bucket-list-NJ

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 […]

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Summer Outdoor Music and Movies in NJ

Family, Lifestyle

Outdoor music and movies summer 2022 NJ

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The Best Time to Take Lifestyle Newborn Photos | New Jersey 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 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 […]

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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 […]

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What to expect during your NJ outdoor family photo session with Debbie Camba

Family, Lifestyle

family of three photo- what to expect

Whether this is the first time you’ve considered booking professional outdoor family photos, or you’ve worked with another photographer in the past, it’s important to make sure I’m a good fit for your family. That’s why I’m sharing what to expect during your NJ outdoor family photo session. Sessions are relaxed and fun for everyone […]

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