Yesterday was my final portrait day before I have this baby of mine! We were blessed with a gorgeous day- thankfully. I'm so happy I was able to squeeze a few more folks in for their annual holiday pictures- I just love seeing how much everyone has grown over the years. My first shoot was with these 3 guys, and boy have they gotten big since our last session! Enjoy!
New Jersey family portraits
Here is my lastest shoot with Giuliana, Isabella, Danny and Nicholas. We met up at the Van Vleck house in Montclair for the shoot...we wanted something that had formal aspects, yet was still a fun place for the kids to play outside. I LOVE the outfits these guys are wearing, it adds such a unique vibe to the photos. Enjoy!!
Yesterday afternoon I headed outside for a holiday portrait session with Lexi and Brielle. We had such a gorgeous afternoon- and the colorful leaves added the right touch of autumn fun. Enjoy the preview!
Last night I headed down to Court Street in Hoboken to photograph Jordan (he's 15.5 months old) and his big sister Mikaila. We decided to do some urban shots and then head over to Pier C Park which is right on the Hudson River. We had a great night, the lighting was spectacular and it was the perfect finish to Jordan's Watch Me Grow package. Enjoy!
This morning I met up with Jemma and her brother and sister-Carmine & Caressa. I can't believe how much everyone has grown since we saw each other in March! Jemma is such a happy baby, I think she smiled the entire time we took pictures (how lucky are we?!)
This weekend I met up with Andrew and Sophie for their fall photo shoot. We had a gorgeous (yet windy!) afternoon and these guys rocked it for the camera. I'm loving the results...enjoy!
The other day I met up with my friend Cat to shoot her holiday portraits. I love working with these guys because they always come up with creative ideas for their yearly shoot. This year the idea was something urban and edgy but with a holiday flair. The pops of red from Ava's sparkly shoes and Kristian's headphones make me so happy. Enjoy!
Here is my latest shoot with Sophia (2 years old) and Tavey (10 months), these 2 worked it like professional models in front of my camera. I was so grateful to have another nice day to shoot outdoors, and the outfits these guys wore really worked beautifully against our surroundings. Enjoy the cuties...I bet you'll be smiling as you look at the shots, their smiles are contagious!
Last night I met up with Noah, Josh and Natalie for a sunset photo shoot. The moment I saw these guys (and their parents) I was super excited. I loved how their mom styled everyone in summery, fresh looks. As I scouted their yard for a place to shoot, I noticed a beautiful field across the street that was being lit by the setting sun....so obviously we HAD to use that as our backdrop! In the end, I am very happy with our results...enjoy!
Earlier this week I met up with Mackenzie and her parents and Godmother for a sunset beach photo shoot. It was a nice break from this heatwave we've been in, to be shooting along the shore. Our evening was really fun, and we got lots of great shots. Mackenzie definitely knows how to work it for the camera!
Yesterday I headed down to Hamilton, NJ to visit good friends + to photograph their beautiful twin boys. Its crazy to think that it was over 2 years ago, we were doing their newborn portraits. The park we took pictures at yesterday was super pretty, I was shocked at how many flowers were in bloom (definitely more than up here in Hudson County!). Here are some shots from our time together....
Yesterday I headed to Chatham for a large family portrait involving babies, toddlers, little children + their parents and grandparents. As you can imagine there was lots of chaos, laughter, melt downs and more...yet we still managed to get some great portraits. It was a very fun experience to be a part of and to document, here are some of the "calmer" moments.....
Today I met up with Mason and his family for his 1 year shoot. The day was perfect, not too cold and not too sunny. We were able to get lots of happy, natural smiles and I'm loving everything I've looked at from our time together.
I can't believe that it was this time last year he was just born and we were scheduling his newborn shoot. Happy birthday!!
Today I met up with Emily and Luke-who just welcomed home their baby sister, Lilly. We started off with some holiday portraits and then moved in to individual pictures of each of them. I loved the fact that Emily was referring to her photo shoot time as her "beauty shots!" Here are some pictures from our morning together....love it!
This past Sunday afternoon I headed over to the Van Vleck house for a shoot with Amy and Katie. What a gorgeous day it was, the girls were able to run barefoot through the grass and all! The leaves were colorful, the girls outfits complimented them perfectly and I love how everything turned out. Here's a little peak....
On Sunday I had the opportunity to shoot one of my best friends entire family at the place we grew up-Lake Mohawk in Sparta, NJ. When we showed up, it was misting out (not ideal for a shoot!), but within a few minutes a rainbow appeared and the rain stopped. The end results are totally fun, and I loved the color combo they chose, it's totally them!