I had such a blast with Tina & Peter at their engagement session in the city this week! We started off in Bryant Park’s Winter Village, then headed to Carragher’s in Times Square. Tina & Peter are both huge Liverpool soccer fans so of course Carragher’s (a bar dedicated to the Liverpool team) was the […]

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December 23, 2019

Bryant Park & Carragher’s Bar Engagement Session // Tina + Peter

Andrew and Charlotte flew in from England for a vacation in New York City during the most romantic time of year – December. Charlotte had always wanted to come to NYC during Christmastime. Little did she know that Andrew was planning to propose on the trip! On Sunday night, they went skating at the Rockefeller […]

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December 23, 2019

Rockefeller Center Ice Rink Christmas Proposal // Charlotte + Andrew

Blake spent weeks and weeks planning the greatest surprise proposal for Mackenzie in NYC this Friday! Not only did she not know she was about to get engaged, but up until they left Texas on Thursday, she didn’t even know they were going to New York City! He told her they were going to Denver […]

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December 14, 2019

Christmas Proposal at the Plaza in NYC // Mackenzie + Blake

About a year ago, my boyfriend convinced me to get a smartwatch. At first, I was super hesitant because my mental image of a smartwatch was a techy, nerdy-looking, and not-very-classy gadget. However, when he showed me a picture of the Rose Gold Garmin Vivoactive 3, I was sold. After wearing the watch every day […]

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December 8, 2019

How I Use My Smartwatch as a Wedding Photographer & Videographer

On the first day of December, Cynthia & Jon celebrated their marriage with a cozy, Christmas themed wedding at Normandy Farms in PA. Their three dogs even attended, decked in bowties and Christmas sweaters! 🎄 It was like a real-life Hallmark movie! 😉 Jon wrote Cynthia a letter in the journal they share together for her to read […]

December 1, 2019

Normandy Farms Christmas Themed Winter Wedding // Cynthia + Jon

As someone who LOVES bright, warm pops of color, this sunny, colorful backyard elopement was RIGHT up my alley and a total dream to photograph. Have you ever seen a more gorgeous couple than Vanessa & Josh??    VENDORS: Photography: Lin Pernille @linpernille Host: Amber Lea Russell @amberlearussell Bride & Groom: Vanessa & Josh Hicks @vanessahicksphotography […]

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November 1, 2019

Colorful Backyard Elopement // Vanessa + Josh

After being together for 12 years and living all over the country, Kristen & David decided to make it official with an intimate courthouse wedding at the White Plains City Court, surrounded by their closest friends and family, followed by portraits at Rockefeller State Park. Congratulations, Kristen & David! 💍 See more blog posts here or learn […]

October 6, 2019

White Plains City Hall Wedding // Kristen + David

The weather for Jen & Mark’s engagement session at Sea Bright beach this weekend couldn’t have been more perfect! Perfect temperature, soft sunset lighting, and even the perfect “beachy” wind. When choosing a location, they decided to go back to where it all began – at Sea Bright beach, where Mark proposed to Jen this summer! […]

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September 13, 2019

Sea Bright Beach Engagement Session // Jen+ Mark

After being together for nearly 12 years, Donna & Keith finally got married in a beautiful wedding at Westmount Country Club! The inside of their wedding bands were engraved with a lyric from Keith’s favorite song by Explosions in the Sky. (Their cake topper as well!) After getting into her gorgeous dress, Donna shared a […]

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July 18, 2019

Westmount Country Club Summer Wedding // Donna + Keith

Molly & Joe got married in an outdoor ceremony at the Ardmore Mansion at Mountainview Manor. Every part of their day was lighthearted and all about having a good time. They fused their love of beer into their wedding day, with growler centerpieces & place cards, boutonnières made with hops, and a bottle cap guestbook! I […]

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July 13, 2019

MountainView Manor Summer Wedding // Molly + Joe

Sarah + Andy got married overlooking the Hudson River at The Grandview in Poughkeepsie, NY. The blazing heat this hot June day didn’t stop Sarah & Andy from having an amazing wedding day! How great was this first look reaction?? I was so impressed by how many details Sarah hand made! Congratulations!! <3   VENDORS: […]

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June 28, 2019

The Grandview Summer Wedding in Poughkeepsie // Sarah + Andy

Unlike all your other wedding expenses, your photography & video investment increases in value as the years go by and the memories start to fade.  A video is a return ticket to a moment otherwise forgotten. We all know that wedding photography is a must. In the past, wedding videography has been seen as more of a “luxury”, but […]

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May 2, 2019

Photography vs Videography // The Unique Value of Wedding Videos

Lindsey & Ryan chose to have their engagement session back where it all began – the exact spot on the Hoboken waterfront where Ryan proposed last year! Cheers to less than one year until the big day! Can’t wait to photograph your wedding!! 🍾 Ring Box:  The Alaia – Esselle Makeup:  Makeup by Nikki Viola 💍 See […]

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April 7, 2019

Hoboken Waterfront Spring Engagement Session // Lindsey + Ryan

If you use part of your home as a photography studio or home office, chances are this is a big opportunity for a substantial tax write-off! Click below for a free download of the template I use to calculate my home office deduction:     Determining What Areas Qualify The first step is to determine what areas of your […]

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March 1, 2019

Calculating Your Home Office Expenses As a Tax Write-Off // Free Template!

Life is unpredictable. After you’ve set up your business as an LLC in one state, the day might come that you’ll have to move your business to a different state. I recently moved from Jersey City to Westchester County and had to figure out how to move my LLC from NJ to NY. It did involve some […]

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February 22, 2019

Moving an LLC from NJ to NY // Relocating Your Photography Business

Have a super large bridal party? Lucky you to have so many loved ones – that’s a good problem to have! Having a large bridal party is a lot of fun but it also has its challenges. Here are some ways to overcome those obstacles.     BRIDAL PARTY PHOTOS The “entire bridal party in a […]

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October 18, 2018

Have a Super Large Bridal Party? No Problem!!

If you’re a professional photographer in the state of NJ, chances are you might be required to collect sales tax for some of your products. Here’s a video explaining what types of sales are eligible, how to register to collect taxes, and how to remit your taxes to the state:       TIPS & RESOURCES: […]

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October 17, 2018

Collecting NJ Sales Tax as a Photographer

   Planning the Perfect Wedding Timeline Planning the perfect wedding timeline is the key to a stress-free wedding. It’s the backbone of your wedding day and ensures that the entire day runs smoothly, from start to finish. During our first consultation, we’ll make a preliminary timeline based upon your wedding information. A few months before […]

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October 15, 2018

Tips For Planning Your Wedding Day Timeline

Over the span of 4 months, Kunal planned the most impressive, elaborate, and personal proposal to his girlfriend Neha. He spent all summer making drawings of all of his favorite memories with her and arranged to have them displayed in Novado Gallery in Jersey City. He drew the last picture that morning, which was a […]

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October 13, 2018

Surprise Art Gallery Proposal // Neha + Kunal

Welcome to my home studio in Jersey City! When I first started hunting for condos after graduating college, I wanted to find a place that I could both live in and also use as a home office & photography studio for my business. This condo (ironically the first unit I even looked at!) turned out to be the perfect fit […]

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October 11, 2018

My Home Office & Photography Studio

Genuine, affectionate, loving, thoughtful, empathetic.. there aren’t enough adjectives to describe how great Christina and Dan are. Their friends & family are equally loving and so many tears of joy were shed the entire day (I lost count at five 😂). Watching Christina & Dan interact is like watching a real life love story. Their chemistry is […]

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October 5, 2018

Crystal Springs Resort Fall Wedding // Christina + Dan

Juhee proposed to Gabby on the most beautiful NYC day with the view of the skyline in the background. Juhee, who’s from Maine, and Gabby, who’s from Texas, first met in New York City, so Juhee thought it would be the perfect location to ask her to be his wife. Brooklyn Bridge Park in Dumbo […]

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September 27, 2018

Brooklyn Bridge Park Proposal // Gaby + Juhee

Courtney and Ryan literally made each other laugh their entire engagement shoot at New Jersey Botanical Garden this weekend. Their fun, playful personalities were infectious and shined through all their photos. Can’t wait for their wedding next October! 💍 See more engagement shoots here and learn more about packages here.

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September 23, 2018

NJ Botanical Gardens Engagement Session // Courtney + Ryan

One of my favorite things about my job is that it brings me to amazing locations all over the tri-state area. This week, it brought me to this gorgeous sunflower field in North Jersey for Sarah & Andy’s engagement session! How cute is this sign, made from scratch by Sarah! Is it just me or is it […]

August 20, 2018

Sunflower Field Engagement Session // Sarah + Andy

Brandon proposed to Michelle this weekend at Top of the Rock while they were in NYC for the weekend. After getting up to the 68th floor, he got down on one knee and popped the question with the breathtaking view of the city as a backdrop! Of course, she said yes! When he told her […]

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July 28, 2018

Top of the Rock NYC Proposal // Michelle + Brandon

Jolie and Andrew got married this weekend in an intimate Central Park wedding at Wagner Cove, on the most beautiful summer day. Their friend Spencer officiated a short and sweet ceremony in the presence of their closest family and friends. After reading their self-written vows and exchanging rings, they were pronounced husband and wife! Congratulations, […]

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July 21, 2018

Intimate Central Park Microwedding at Wagner Cove // Jolie + Andrew

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