Waterloo Village Wedding | NJ Photographer | Candace + David

Waterloo Village was one of those beautiful places where we would go on class field trips back in grade school. I have such fun memories of running around the property with my friends and learning all about New Jersey’s history. I had no idea that they had created a venue specifically for weddings until recently! I was so excited when my sweet friend Jen of Jennifer Larsen Photography told me that her couple, Candace + David, would be tying the knot on the property! I couldn’t wait to second shoot this beautiful wedding with her.

Candace + David’s wedding day was on Labor Day Weekend. I refreshed the weather app on my phone (as I always do every day for a week leading up to a wedding, haha!) and kept my fingers crossed that the weather would hold out for us. We were in luck, and it didn’t start raining until later in the day…. and it made for some AMAZING night time portraits.

Candace + David chose to have a first look, and because of that we had almost AN HOUR of couple portrait time before the ceremony. A whole hour! We walked all around the property and photographed them in front of the quaint buildings, wooden bridges, and endless amounts of beautiful foliage. Their portraits are some of my favorites from this summer!

Congratulations, Candace + David! Be sure to check out Jen’s blog post HERE to see the full day, and enjoy some of my favorites below!

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Spring Lake Engagement Session | Lauren + Frankie

I couldn’t have been more excited when Lauren told me that she and her fiance, Frankie, wanted to have their engagement session in Spring Lake, NJ. Having a photo session in Spring Lake was on my summer bucket list, and I’m SO thankful that I finally got to check it off  a couple of weeks ago with this sweet couple!

I had such a wonderful time photographing Lauren and Frankie. We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful beach day! They were such troopers and climbed out on top of the slippery jetties (I seriously had NO idea how slippery they could be!) and jumped right into the water later on in our session. I love when my couples are so willing and excited to do adventurous things!

Congratulations on your engagement, Lauren and Frankie! I’m so excited to share these photos with you today. Enjoy some of my favorites from our session!

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Double Nickel Brewing Co.| NJ Wedding Photographer | Colleen + Andrew

On their first date, Colleen and Andrew learned that their grandparents owned condos at the same complex in Ocean City, NJ. What are the odds?! They like to imagine that they spent many summers together as children splashing around in the ocean! As fate would have it, they met again online and had their official first date at the Garden State Ale House in 2015.

Andrew proposed to Colleen last summer at the Mohonk Mountain house in New York. He had planned a weekend together filled with adventurous activities like hiking and camping! Colleen had no idea that Andrew was going to propose to her that weekend. After a long, hot and humid hike to the top of Mohonk Mountain, Andrew got down on one knee and proposed to Colleen. And of course she said YES!

Everything about their wedding day was absolutely perfect from the beautiful florals to the Mister Softee truck that came to visit at end of the evening (by the way, I’m now a firm believer that EVERY couple needs one of those at their wedding!). After tying the knot at Holy Savior Church, we went over to a park near Colleen’s house for bride and groom portraits. The photo opportunities were seriously endless! Some of my favorite portraits are in front of the Philly skyline (just wait until you see those!) and the sunset portraits that we took at the Brewery. What I loved most about Colleen and Andrew’s wedding day was how they truly made it a reflection of themselves and what they love the most!

Congratulations, Colleen and Andrew! I had such a blast spending the day with you both. I hope you had a fabulous honeymoon in Montana!

Enjoy some of my favorite images from their wedding day!

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Second Photographer | Jennifer Larsen
Videographer | Ashe Productions
Hair/Makeup | Glamour Me Bridal
Florist | Linda Rau

Loantaka Park | NJ Engagement Photographer | Felicia and Bryan

When I first read Felicia’s inquiry, it made me giggle! I have a question on my website that asks, “how did you hear about me?” and Felicia’s response was “your mom!”. Being the social butterfly that my mom is, I wasn’t the slightest bit surprised. She had met Felicia in a local store, fell in love with her beautiful engagement ring, and passed my name along to her (moms are just the best!).

Felicia and Bryan were SUCH troopers and met me at sunrise for their engagement session. This was my first time shooting at sunrise, and it certainly won’t be my last! The morning light is so unbelievably beautiful, and my absolute favorite images from their session are the ones that are drenched in sunlight.

I had such a wonderful time getting to know Felicia and Bryan. I felt like we laughed our way through the entire session! They were total posing pros and so comfortable with each other in front of the camera.

Congratulations on your engagement, Felicia and Bryan! It was such a joy to photograph you both.

I’m so excited to share some of my favorites (I seriously have SO many!!!) from their engagement session with you today!

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Fairleigh Dickinson University | NJ Wedding Photographer | Sarah + Gianluca

When Sarah contacted me earlier this summer and told me that her wedding was going to be at FDU I knew it was going to be a great one. I had been on FDU’s Madison campus once before and was in awe of its historic mansion, Hennessy Hall. The mansion is complete with marble fireplaces, cathedral ceilings, and some of the most beautiful gardens. The perfect venue for a wedding if you ask me!

Sarah and Gianluca met at a restaurant in NYC in May of 2015. They became engaged this past March, and found out that they were expecting a baby girl on the day Gianluca proposed!

Sarah and Gianluca’s elegant, classic, and intimate wedding was such a beautiful celebration. The weather held out for us, and the couple was able to tie the knot in one of the gardens. Many of Gianluca’s family members and friends flew all the way over from Italy to celebrate with the couple. I loved listening to their friends give speeches and readings in Italian during the service! The couple spent the rest of the evening enjoying their guests, dancings, and eating some delicious cake (seriously, it looked amazing, haha!). Plus, we were able to get some super beautiful golden hour portraits. My favorite!

Congratulations, Sarah and Gianluca! Enjoy some of my favorite moments from their day below.

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Second Photographer | Jennifer Larsen Photography

Lebanon Country Club | Katie + Chris | A Tracey Krick Photography Wedding

Three words that I’d use to describe Chris and Katie’s wedding are classic, fun, and joy-filled! The couple tied the knot on a beautiful golf course at the Lebanon Country Club. It was so awesome to be able to witness the love that the couple has for each other and for their families.

My favorite part of most wedding days is usually the first look or bride and groom portraits (because that’s when I get to be the most creative!), but this time it was different. Of course, the bride and groom portraits were SO much fun to take, but I would have to say that my favorite part Chris and Katie’s wedding were the toasts. Katie’s father, sister, and friend gave the most thoughtful, heartwarming speeches. I might not remember exactly what they said, but I can tell you that they made me tear up!

Enjoy some of my favorites from Chris and Katie’s wedding day! Also be sure to check out the full day over on Tracey’s blog by clicking HERE! I always have such a wonderful time second shooting with her.

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