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The Blog

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.

Recent Posts

Elegant Estate Wedding at The Briarcliff Manor

Briarcliff Manor, New York | A beautiful March day celebrating sweet Frances and Nicholas! Each of my winter weddings this year have been unseasonably warm, and (thankfully) this one was no different! Although the morning started out rainy, by the time Frances and Nicholas were officially married it was nothing but sunny skies for these two. Frances and Nicholas recently got engaged in September of…

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How to Create the Perfect Wedding Day Timeline

One of the first things a prospective client typically tells me on a wedding consultation call is, “I have no idea where to start with my timeline!” Chances are, if this is your first time planning a wedding, you are probably in the same boat. Luckily, I make wedding timelines like it’s my job — mostly because, it kind of is! At least from a photography…

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25 Questions to Ask Your Potential Wedding Photographer

Choosing a wedding photographer can certainly seem like a daunting task — there is so much talent out there, but how do you know who is the right fit for your special day? Speaking with potential photographers (on the phone, through a video chat, or in person) is the best way to get to know them beyond the work that you’ve seen on their website…

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Romantic Winter Wedding at The Ryland Inn

Whitehouse Station, New Jersey | Three out of four winter weddings this year in the books, and it was another beautiful celebration! Chiara and Mackenzie knew that getting married in February might bring snowstorms or unbearable cold, but these two lucked out with a gorgeous (although slightly windy!) day. Shooting at the Ryland Inn is always one of my favorite settings, and the venue did…

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How I Became a Full-Time Photographer

When I Grow Up… It’s a funny thing, thinking about what you wanted to be when you grew up. For the first few years of my life, I wanted to be a dog. I eventually realized that wasn’t scientifically possible, so then naturally I wanted to be a vet. However, seeing animals in pain and administering injections wasn’t quite up my alley, so quickly that…

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