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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 a few client favorites:
What to Wear for In-home Newborn Photos
What to Wear for Fall Family Photos
Best Time for Maternity Photos

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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 […]

Six Mistakes Parents Make Before Their Photo Session in NJ


family of four hugging in a field in Bernardsville, NJ

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 […]

What to Wear for Summer Newborn Photos

Client Tips, Family, Newborn

what to wear for outdoor summer photos-mother in blue dress holding baby in sage onesie in Mountainside, NJ park

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 […]

Tips To Edit Your iPhone Photos Like A Pro

Photo Tips

tips to edit your iPhone Photos, beach photo

Last month I shared my Tips for Taking Better Photos with your Phone, but did you know that you can also easily edit your photos on your iPhone? In fact, just a few tweaks can quickly transform your shots into ones you’ll be proud to post on Facebook and Instagram! Just follow these tips to […]

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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