I'm a wedding and portrait photographer based in New Jersey. When I'm not photographing the sweetest couples around, you can find me watching the latest episode of Fixer Upper, listening to country music, or going exploring with my love, Ryan. We're always up for a new adventure!

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When Tracey told me that she had booked a wedding at The Boathouse I was secretly hoping she’d ask me to second shoot it with her! And I’m so happy that she did ūüôā Isobel + Geoff’s day was nothing short of an amazing, classic, New York City wedding. I’m so excited to share some […]

Prospect Park Boathouse | NY Wedding Photographer | Isobel + Geoff

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If you’re in the middle of planning a wedding, you know that the process is intense and the to do list is never ending! There are so many details that have to be¬†thoughtfully taken care of to ensure a ¬†wedding day that’s as close to seamless as possible. That being said, it can be so […]

For Brides: 5 Easily Forgotten Wedding Day Details

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Nicole and I had such a great time meeting up at two of my favorite spots in Morristown, NJ for her portrait session! Nicole graduated from Whippany Park High School this past June and officially started her college career last Sunday. ¬†How exciting is that?! Nicole is such a beauty, SO sweet, and full of […]

Morristown, NJ | Portrait Session | Nicole

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Portrait Sessions

I can’t believe that the summer is almost over! ¬†Seriously, how did that happen so quickly?¬†Even though I’m always a little sad to see summer go, I LOVE the fall and all of the fun that goes along with the season. ¬†When I¬†left the house this¬†morning to go for my coffee run, it already¬†felt like […]

10 Things I Love About Fall

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Personal

My friend Kelly and I stopped in Alexandria, VA on the way back home from The Gathering Event last week for a headshot swap! The things that happen when you travel with photographer friends, haha. ¬†The very first time I visited Alexandria was with Ryan a few months back, and I immediately fell in love […]

Alexandria, VA | Portrait Session | Kelly

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Ooh these two! ¬†Alyson + Andrew are the absolute sweetest and a total dream couple. They came down to New Jersey all the way from Boston for their engagement session & engagement party! ¬†They brought their sweet puppy Lacey down with them for some sweet photos too…. how CUTE is she?! ¬†After e-mailing back and […]

Laurelwood Arboretum, NJ | Engagement Session | Alyson + Andrew

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Engagement

On Monday afternoon my sweet friend Kelly and I drove down to Fredericksburg, VA to join 80 other #babybossladies for The Gathering Event with Hope Taylor & Caroline Logan Raush.¬† They’re both two of my favorite photographers and I was casually fan girling out in the audience, haha! To say that I was blown away […]

The Gathering Event Recap

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For Photographers

I‚Äôve put together two sample timelines that will make for a smooth, seamless, and FUN wedding day!¬† The first timeline is for couples who are choosing to do a first look + the second is the traditional approach. Timeline with a First Look 10:00AM: Hair + make-up 12:00PM: Photographers arrive 12:00-12:45PM:¬† This is when my […]

Guide to the Perfect Wedding Day Timeline

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Ryan and I had the BEST time going away and visiting Martha’s Vineyard and Rhode Island last week! Neither of us had ever been to Martha’s Vineyard before and we absolutely fell in love with the island. ¬†On Tuesday afternoon we hopped on a quick ferry from Rhode Island that took us right into Oak […]

Martha’s Vineyard Vacation Recap

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Personal

A lot of effort goes into planning for social media — maybe¬†a little more than you’d think! It’s no secret that I LOVE Instagram. ¬†I’m obsessed with it, really. ¬†I love to curate my feed and I frequently scroll through it to keeps tabs on¬†my colors, balance, perspective, and subject matter. ¬†I’m always¬†playing around with […]

Planoly: Why I Love It

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