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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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Spring Family Photos | Cross Estate Gardens, Bernardsville, NJ


Family sitting on blanket with baby girl in Cross Estate Gardens, Bernardsville, NJ

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fun Fall Family Activities in NJ


Fun Fall Family Activities in NJ

From corn mazes to pick your own apples and pumpkins, New Jersey has fabulous farms and fall festivals to enjoy with your family during the autumn months. I’ve rounded up a list of 2021 Top Fun Fall Family Activities to help you plan your weekends! Local Events in Scotch Plains and Nearby Towns Harvest Festival […]

How Taking Pictures Taught Me to See


collage of photos with the color teal

A couple years ago, I challenged myself to complete a monthly photo project. What I discovered along the way was a greater appreciation for the beauty in everyday, ordinary life. I don’t know about you, but sometimes I feel like life moves at rocket speed (that is once I got past the sleepless nights with […]

Tips for Taking Better Photos with Your Phone

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Taking Better Photos with your phone

Have you ever wished you could take better photos with your phone?There’s a popular saying that “the best camera is the one you have with you.” I love my DSLR camera and my variety of lenses, but don’t always have it with me. Yet, I still want to be able to capture memories. That’s when […]

Choosing the Best Size Photos for Your Wall


Best Size Photo for Wall Art - Wall Display

A common question I get during ordering sessions is, “What size photos would look best on my wall?” Many people think of 8×10 or 11×14 prints as large, but when they see an image this size hung above a standard sized sofa or over a mantle, they realize just how small these prints actually are. […]

Best Places to Print Your Photos


Best places to print photos

When was the last time you printed your photos? As a family photographer in New Jersey, I encourage my clients to print their digital photos. It’s the best way to preserve your memories and ensure that your children and future generations have tangible keepsakes. But with so many options, you may wonder how to choose […]

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