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I’m Jill, a wedding photographer based in New Jersey — and I’m so excited that you’re here! Follow along with the blog to get a glimpse into the heart behind my work.

Chic & Modern Skylands Manor Engagement

Ringwood, New Jersey | I had the best time with Cait and Blake at their engagement session at Skylands Manor! Crazy enough, the forecast looked good all week until the day of our session when thunderstorms were predicted at the exact time we’d be shooting. I frantically texted Cait, and thankfully we were all able…

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Dreamy Sunset Lavallette Engagement

Lavallette, New Jersey | Carleigh and Bryan’s engagement session… ohhhh my gosh where to begin?! When Carleigh asked me if they could use her family’s boat for their engagement photos, I couldn’t have said yes fast enough! I love when couples incorporate unique elements during their session, and being on the water always takes the…

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Elegant Estate Wedding at The Park Savoy

Florham Park, New Jersey | Amanda and Robby had an absolutely beautiful celebration at The Park Savoy! These two first met at college at the University of Tampa during orientation week (although they were both from New York and grew up only 30 minutes from each other, but had never crossed paths before then). “We…

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Modern City Rooftop Wedding at Box House Hotel

Brooklyn, New York | This Brooklyn rooftop celebration was nothing short of magical, from the iconic city views to the elaborate floral designs, and every incredible moment in between! Alongside their closest friends and family, Rachael and Scott two made their marriage official and danced the night away under the stars. When Rachael and Scott…

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Romantic Countryside Wedding at Bear Brook Valley

Fredon, New Jersey | This day was a long time coming for high school sweethearts Andrea and Matt, and it truly couldn’t have been more perfect! Despite rain in the forecast all week, their day was full of nothing but clear skies and beautiful sunlight. A farmhouse-chic setting paired with classic elements made for a…

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Joyful Summer Wedding at The Olde Mill Inn

Basking Ridge, New Jersey | Oh my gosh, where to even begin with Megan and Anthony?! I felt like we were old friends from the start, and being a part of their wedding journey was such an amazing experience. These two are the absolute sweetest, and I am so honored they trusted me to document…

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Effortlessly Chic West Village Engagement

West Village, New York | I had the best time running around the West Village with sweet Alex and Matt for their engagement session! It was a particularly toasty summer day in the city, but these two didn’t let the heat get to them and kept it cool the entire shoot. Alex and Matt have…

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Intimate Mountaintop Wedding at Mohonk Mountain House

New Paltz, New York | What a magical day in the mountains celebrating sweet Katherine and Nick! When these two first reached out to me last year about the vision for their intimate wedding, I knew it was going to be something SO special — and it truly was. Katherine and Nick first met in…

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7 Tips for Stunning Champagne Tower Photos

Champagne towers might be the new cake cutting — but how do you make sure yours is a success?! Take it from me… aka someone who had a champagne tower fail at their own wedding. Check out these 7 tips for getting stunning champagne tower photos, and save this post to refer back to before…

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Romantic Summer Wedding at The Hamilton Manor

Hamilton Township, New Jersey | Ali and Michael had an absolutely beautiful wedding day at The Hamilton Manor! A huge thanks to my very talented team, Olivia and Francesca, for capturing this wedding day flawlessly. These two are high school sweethearts! As Ali tells it. “We met our sophomore year of high school at a…

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Joy-Filled, Classic Wedding at Maplewood Country Club

Maplewood, New Jersey | Lucie and Jon are married! This sweet couple had the most beautiful day celebrating their love alongside their family and friends — and these two have a LOT of friends, which is a true testament to how special and incredibly loved they are! From their inspirational church ceremony to their epic…

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Intimate Garden Wedding at Barley Sheaf Farm

Holicong, Pennsylvania | It is truly the greatest honor when another photographer asks you to capture their special day. I have been friends with Bianca for a while now, but when she asked if I would be available to document her intimate wedding in the states before their destination celebration in Santorini a few weeks…

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French Provincial Inspired Lavender Farm Wedding

Port Murray, New Jersey | Where to even begin with Vivian and Simon’s wedding day?! From the first time Vivian reached out to me about the vision for her wedding, I knew it was going to be something special. High school sweethearts and avid world travelers, these two initially planned an epic destination wedding in…

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Classic & Traditional Wedding at Seasons Catering

Washington Township, New Jersey | I could not be happier to have celebrated Toni and Abraham’s special day alongside their friends and family! These two had a beautiful Greek wedding full of so many traditions, and even more love. Toni and Abraham have known each other since they were teenagers! As Toni tells it, “We…

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A Summer Garden Wedding at Crossed Keys Estate

Andover, New Jersey | Alex and Jackson are married! These two had the most magical celebration full of so much joy, laughter, and pure romance at the absolutely gorgeous Crossed Keys Estate. The story of this sweet couple is one of my favorite. Alex and Jackson both went to my high school, however, they didn’t…

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Chic & Modern Skylands Manor Engagement

Ringwood, New Jersey | I had the best time with Cait and Blake at their engagement session at Skylands Manor! Crazy enough, the forecast looked good all week until the day of our session when thunderstorms were predicted at the exact time we’d be shooting. I frantically texted Cait, and thankfully we were all able…

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Dreamy Sunset Lavallette Engagement

Lavallette, New Jersey | Carleigh and Bryan’s engagement session… ohhhh my gosh where to begin?! When Carleigh asked me if they could use her family’s boat for their engagement photos, I couldn’t have said yes fast enough! I love when couples incorporate unique elements during their session, and being on the water always takes the…

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Elegant Estate Wedding at The Park Savoy

Florham Park, New Jersey | Amanda and Robby had an absolutely beautiful celebration at The Park Savoy! These two first met at college at the University of Tampa during orientation week (although they were both from New York and grew up only 30 minutes from each other, but had never crossed paths before then). “We…

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Modern City Rooftop Wedding at Box House Hotel

Brooklyn, New York | This Brooklyn rooftop celebration was nothing short of magical, from the iconic city views to the elaborate floral designs, and every incredible moment in between! Alongside their closest friends and family, Rachael and Scott two made their marriage official and danced the night away under the stars. When Rachael and Scott…

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Romantic Countryside Wedding at Bear Brook Valley

Fredon, New Jersey | This day was a long time coming for high school sweethearts Andrea and Matt, and it truly couldn’t have been more perfect! Despite rain in the forecast all week, their day was full of nothing but clear skies and beautiful sunlight. A farmhouse-chic setting paired with classic elements made for a…

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