Candid Family Portraits – NJ Candid Family Portrait Photography

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Normally, I don’t shoot family portraits aside from wedding days. It’s not the I don’t like them, but since I don’t shoot them, people never ask me. But when they do ask, I say: sure, but…I have to warn you that I don’t take the typical family portraits. What do I mean? Well, after one […]

To childhood friendships and second generations – Photo of the week

Girl Jumping - New Jersey Child Photography

Once upon a time, there were two four year old girls who met in Kindergarden. During the next thirteen years, these two girls became inseparable as they went through elementary, junior high and high school together. We were like peas and carrots; peanut butter and jelly. We were both only child, and we understood each other even […]

Maternity Session – Kisha

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I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Kisha of Pure Ambiance for over a year now, and it’s been a blast working with her in some many weddings and some awesome events. Over the months, I’ve seen her belly grow, and I’ve seen her wobble. I’ve followed her tweets with her cravings, and the not so […]

Good-bye Michael

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I met him once, but a dear friend of mine cared enough about Michael for me to be touched by this. Michael passed away and my friend is heartbroken. As her heart heals and she picks up the pieces, she regrets not having a recent photo of him. That taught me a valuable lesson, photograph […]

Cycle of Life – Olivia Maternity Photos

Olivia Maternity Photography - New Jersey Maternity Photographer

One of the joys of being a photographer is to be able to capture special moments in a person’s life. Last year, I photographed Olivia and Carlo’s New Year’s wedding. Today, I’m acting all maternity photographer taking Olivia’s maternity photos, and I feel double the joy as I’m capturing a new chapter in their lives. In […]

Tomyka Family Portraits

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Once upon a time, there was a girl who was working seven days a week, fourteen hours a day, for several months straight. After shooting a much anticipated and great event, she stayed up until 3AM. The next day, while she prepared for a family portrait for a friend, this girl got a migraine…. and […]

All about D – Deidra’s Sweet Sixteen Birthday Party

Sweet Sixteen New Jersey Photos - Hyatt Morristown

Early this year, we photographed Daina’s Super 18th Birthday Party – Part 1 and Part 2, so when I got the call from Pure Ambiance Event Planning to photograph Deidra’s Sweet 16 party (Daina’s sister), I knew this party was going to be super special. But what was even more special, was meeting a wonderful and super sweet sixteen […]

NJ Hottest 18th Birthday Party – Part II

NJ Celebrity Birthday Party Keri Hilson

It’s really hard to top off the previous post full of great details created by Kisha Barner and her Pure Ambiance Event Planning team, but that was just a preview to the awesomeness Kisha concocted for this Barbie themed Birthday party. Just wait until you see the incredible grande entrance, the aerialists, hip hop dancers, celebrity […]

NJ Hottest Birthday Party at Vibe – Part 1

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When Kisha Barner, from Pure Ambiance Event Planning asked if we shot events other than weddings, I said absolutely. Seriously, anytime there is an awesome event and a sweet girl, we’re there. But never in my wildest dreams would I have thought this event was going to be as awesome and spectacular as it turned […]