Photos by Lauren Fair
Behind the Lens
Hi friend, I’m Jill and I am a wedding photographer based in New Jersey. A lover of all things creative, you can usually find me decorating spaces in our Cape Cod style home, cuddling with our sweet rescue pup Macie, or eating a few too many carbs — if we’re being honest, pasta is my love language.
I married my husband, Matt, in May of 2022 (we’re a Bumble success story!) so I completely understand what you’re going through right now. There are so many decisions to be made, so many vendors to book, and it can be overwhelming to know where to start!
But something you should probably know is that when you work with me, you don’t just get a photographer — you get a friend for life. I truly believe that the best way for me to tell your story is to be so much more than a person who shows up on the day of your wedding and takes photos, and I want to be by your side every step of the way.
“As soon as we met Jill, her bubbly and warm personality took all of the nerves away! She made us feel so comfortable and threw in a few silly prompts that made sure we were having fun and laughing the entire session.”
DANIELLE & AARON
This or that
vibrant or neutral?
Neutral all the way, I love dusty blue, blush, ivory, and sage
beer or wine?
It depends — love Riesling, but can’t say no to a glass of Blue Moon
canon or nikon?
I shoot with Canon, and love my mirrorless Canon R6s
Cats or Dogs?
Definitely dogs, but I am a big animal person in general!
morning or evening?
Much more of a morning person than a night owl
coffee or tea?
I used to only drink green tea, but I’ve discovered a love for lattes!
chocolate or vanillla?
Don’t judge, but I actually don’t like chocolate… so definitely vanilla
The Heart Behind
Ever since I was young I’ve been creative, always looking for new and challenging ways to channel my creativity. Around the time I was twelve, I began to grow interested in photography. Over the years, I found that working with couples was my calling, and since then my photography hobby has grown into something so much more.
And maybe that’s what it was at first — another way to channel my creativity. But now I see that, as much as I love photography, what I love even more are the connections I create with the people I work with. Each wedding is so unique, and for me getting to truly know my couples as people, not just as clients, completely changes the way I capture moments on their big day.
From our first email exchange chatting about the vision for your wedding, to getting to really know each other at your engagement session, to giving you a big hug when I arrive on your wedding day… these are the moments I cherish most. I strive to not only capture all of the beautiful details of the most important day of your lives, but also help you feel comfortable and confident in front of the camera, like you’re working with an old friend.
Photos by Francesca Dominique & Magi Fisher