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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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Planning your next family photos session? Avoid these six mistakes parents make before their photo session in NJ. (Note: none of the parents pictured in the photos in this article made any of these six mistakes!) 1. Planning Too Many Activities on Photo Day As a working mom, I know how hard it can be […]
Are you unsure what to wear to your summer Newborn Photo Session? Not to worry. Whether you’re planning an outdoor photoshoot or a session in the comfort of your home, I’ve got a few tips to help you look and feel your best. Choose 2-3 complimentary colors; Don’t Match Choose varying shades of a color […]
Today more than ever families have endless options when choosing a photographer for family portraits. There are studio photographers, on-location photographers, traditional portrait photographers, lifestyle and documentary photographers. And within each genre, every artist has their own unique vision, style and approach to a session. Each photographer also has a personality that sets them apart. […]
As parents, we all want to raise our kids to have confidence. I remember as a new mom obsessing over articles on the topic of children and self-esteem. But none of them mentioned the importance of family portraits. Like many new moms (and dads), I took countless photos of my son to document his growth and record […]
"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!"