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April 7, 2024

Briana and Pat Pryor’s wedding was a truly special day. Briana’s calm energy and stunning beauty shone through, captivating everyone. Her loving and supportive family, including her many bridesmaid sisters, added to the joyous celebration.

Their Roman Catholic Church wedding at St. James the Less was intimate and heartfelt, shared with close family and friends. The reception at Pierre’s in South Brunswick capped off an amazing day.

Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Pryor!

February 22, 2024

Alec planned a surprise proposal during a styled shoot elopement at Mount Tammany. As we reached the overlook, I gave the signal, and Alec got down on one knee. Jac was completely surprised, tears of joy streaming down her face. Their love story, filled with humor and deep connection, culminated in this perfect moment. Cheers to Jac and Alec! 🥳

January 23, 2024

Dani and Jon’s couple session at South Valley Park, Colorado, was magical. Dani moved from New Jersey to be with Jon, and they’ve been loving their new life together.

We explored South Valley Park, enjoying the hills and stunning scenery. Dani made Jon laugh with inside jokes, creating perfect photo opportunities. My twin brother captured behind-the-scenes videos, showing our fun moments.

We ended with a serene sunset picnic, complete with sunflowers, wine, and a charcuterie spread. The quiet moments in nature made their session unforgettable. Colorado’s golden sunsets are truly special.

January 8, 2024

Belle and Jeremy’s cowboy love story led them to elope at Kingston Ranch in California. This non-traditional wedding in a natural setting was perfect for their cowboy hearts. They exchanged vows during golden hour, surrounded by horses and the stunning desert landscape.

Their intimate wedding ceremony, witnessed by their closest loved ones, was peaceful and focused on their love. The sunset over the pink mountains created a breathtaking backdrop for their portraits. This destination elopement captured the essence of their dream day, exemplifying the beauty of elopements in nature.

January 8, 2024

Chelsea and Jesse celebrated their autumn elopement at Allaire Chapel with a super intimate and relaxed day. Meeting through mutual friends who are siblings, they quickly connected and built a life together in New Jersey.

Their special day focused on each other, with only their closest family present. They reserved the chapel in Allaire State Park and celebrated with a dinner after the ceremony. Their elopement was truly unique and authentic to them.

January 4, 2024

St. Petersburg Wedding at the Poynter Institute

First off, I had the honor of capturing Mr. & Mrs. Roche’s wedding in St. Petersburg, Florida at Poynter Institute. I flew from New Jersey on a Friday night to Tampa with the excitement of spending the whole weekend in Florida. Brenna and Billy chose the most gorgeous venue: The Poynter Institute. Here are some […]

April 19, 2023

My journey to Maine from New Jersey To start, my adventure to capture a beautiful elopement in Acadia National Park was wonderful. My husband and I drove 9 hours from New Jersey to Maine in one day. Yeah we are bad asses. It’s not our first time driving that much in one day, we drove […]

April 13, 2023

Adventure elopement at devil's punch bowl in Oregon

Haley and Matt’s adventure elopement on the Oregon Coast was the wedding day of their dreams. Starting in Portland, we journeyed to Corvallis, then to Devil’s Punch Bowl in Otter Rock. Capturing their first look and portraits during golden hour, surrounded by lush greenery, set the perfect scene for their non-traditional wedding in a natural setting. The day concluded with moody sunset photos on the beach and a cozy dinner in Newport. This destination elopement showcased the unique and romantic elopement photography styles I love. If you’re considering an adventure elopement, this is the way to go.

November 18, 2022

Elopement

Gabrielle and Matt eloped at Laurelwood Arboretum on October 1, 2022. They met in college and have a unique, joyful connection. Their intimate ceremony was held by a pond, surrounded by family, in a beautiful natural setting. Laurelwood Arboretum in Wayne, NJ, provided the perfect serene backdrop for their special day.

February 28, 2022

Tahmid + Shikha 🌹✨ What a beauuuuutiful engagement celebration!!! This celebration was in their house with the most stunning decorations, a huge loving family, and so many wonderful religious engagement traditions. It was absolutely breathtaking!!!!! Not only was the house so gorgeous, the whole family was so welcoming, loving and lively. I have never seen so much love and respect between family, it filled my heart.