Pasquale’s Baptism – May 7th, 2017

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Check out some of my favorite photos from Pasquale’s baptism this weekend at Our Lady of Victories Parish at Sayreville, NJ. There were so many that it was hard to choose my favorites. The little sleepyhead slept through half the ceremony, but here’s a little known fact: Pasquale was the only baby getting baptized who didn’t cry.

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Dante & Julian Newborn – March 5th, 2017

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Check out some highlights below from a double newborn shoot from last week. These two best friends from birth (born just under two weeks apart) were the perfect models! I’m thrilled to have had the opportunity to not only photograph these two, but to capture the magic and excitement of the beginning of these two families’ next chapter.

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Colandrea Maternity Photoshoot – December 10th, 2016

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Although we wound up going out on the coldest day of the season so far (the high was only 36 degrees!), that didn’t get Angela and Michael down at all. In fact, you could feel the warmth between them as they’re patiently (okay, anxiously) awaiting their first baby due next month! We took a stroll around the Asbury Park boardwalk for the shoot and had a fantastic afternoon together. I personally love the way these photos came out and I am so excited to share them with you below!

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“Uncle Joe” 60th Birthday – December 3rd, 2016

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From the Salsa and Motown music to the Spanish food to the toasts to the extra hour of partying, this was a fantastic and upbeat party! I actually felt like I was a part of the family from the very minute things started. Check out some of the highlights below from this birthday celebration this past Saturday!

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Colandrea “Baby C” Shower – November 6th, 2016

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To quote Angela’s friend Rita, it feels like I’m almost family with this fantastic group of people with how often I’m around to photograph key events! After photographing Angela and her closest friends the morning of her wedding last year, I’m thrilled to celebrate her baby shower with her and to see her little family begin to grow. One of my favorite parts about this shower was just how beautiful that cake is. Check it out below along with the other highlights from this Sunday afternoon in South River, NJ.

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Kosakowska 21st & 70th Birthday – November 5th, 2016

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What can I say about this extravagant double birthday party over in South Amboy, New Jersey this past Saturday night? To steal Double Mint’s slogan, it was “double the pleasure, double the fun.” To add on, when you get four generations of family together in celebration, it’s bound to be a fantastic night for all friends and family involved. From the two cakes, delicious dinner, the DJ’s throwback jams (90’s jams? YES!), the conga line, the “dose of chocolate” candy bar, and the heartfelt toasts, I can honestly say this was one of the most fun parties I’ve seen in a very long time. Check out some of the highlights from the party below!

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Aubrey James – First Birthday: October 8th, 2016

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A very happy birthday to the birthday girl! The Sesame Street theme was a real winner. Check out some highlights from Aubrey’s first birthday below!

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Ashley & Andrea Engagement – September 17th, 2016

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I had the pleasure of spending Saturday night with Ashley and Andrea to celebrate their engagement with a Batman & Joker themed engagement photoshoot. I don’t think there’s a better place to be or time of year than a New Jersey beach at the end of summer. You can feel an energy in the air as people visit the shore, getting the last taste of summer before it’s over for the year. We also could not have asked for better weather nor a prettier sunset for their shoot. These two are a blast and I am really looking forward to their wedding next summer. Check out the highlights from their engagement shoot below!

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Tyler’s 1st Birthday – July 23rd, 2016

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After covering the Muchas’ maternity photos as well as Tyler’s newborn photos, I am ecstatic to wish a very happy birthday to the birthday boy! On Saturday, Tyler’s friends and family came out to celebrate his first birthday at Vincent’s Ice Cream Parlor in Mt. Holly, NJ. With outside temperatures reaching nearly 100 degrees, a party at an ice cream shop turned out to be the perfect setting for this celebration! With the dinosaur theme, not one but two birthday cakes, an epic cake smash, ice cream for all, and the company of close friends and family, everyone at the party had a great afternoon with the Muchas.

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88mph @ Food Truck Festival – June 11th, 2016

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In addition to completely dominating the nightclub scene with their powerhouse renditions of hits through the decades, 88mph showed that they put on a show for all ages at the Jackson Food Truck Festival this past Saturday. They played four sets over the course of the afternoon, right through a stunning sunset, and everyone in the audience had a great time singing and dancing along to the band.

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