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By Lauren Fair Photography

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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.

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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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Why You Should Take Engagement Photos Before Your Wedding Day

If you are recently engaged, first of all — congratulations!!! Second of all, you might be starting to think about taking engagement photos with your fiancé. But with so many decisions to make as you begin to plan your wedding, you may be asking yourself: is an engagement session really worth it? As a wedding…

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Don’t Forget These Wedding Day Details

After months — and maybe even years — of planning, it is FINALLY the morning of your wedding day! It feels like there’s so much to do; your wedding party members are arriving, hair and makeup is getting set up, your family members are coming in and out with breakfast, coffee, etc. Take it from…

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Best NJ Engagement Photo Locations

Engagement photos are such an exciting and special time in the wedding process! Not only do engagement photos provide you a beautiful gallery of images to use for your Save the Dates and wedding website, but they’re also a great way to prepare for taking photos on your wedding day. Working with your wedding photographer…

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5 Getting Ready Photo Tips for Your Wedding Day

Your getting ready time sets the stage for your entire wedding day! Here are five tips to help make the most of that time and get beautiful, light, and natural getting ready photos. 1. Windows + Clean Space = Picture Perfect Choose a getting ready space with at least one big window for lots of…

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Why You Should Do a First Look on Your Wedding Day

As a photographer, I love shooting first looks for many reasons — from the genuine emotion to the intimate moments, they are just so special to me and one of my favorite things to capture. But as someone getting married, why should you consider doing a first look on your wedding day? 1. Timing Wedding…

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How to Plan the Perfect Proposal

Are you thinking of proposing to your significant other? First of all, CONGRATULATIONS! Second of all, you are in the right place! I have photographed many proposals, and I have even been proposed to myself, so I have learned quite a bit along the way! Quick backstory about my own proposal. My fiancé, Matt, proposed…

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5 Tips for Bringing Your Dog to Your Engagement Session

If you’re like me, your dog is probably more like a member of your family than a pet. And if you are planning to get engagement photos done, you most likely will want to include your furbaby in your session! I absolutely love when couples bring their furry friends along to sessions for a few…

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5 Unique Bridal Shower Themes to Inspire You

If you’re throwing a bridal shower, one of the first things you are going to have to decide on is the theme. While it’s true that some bridal showers don’t necessarily have a theme, choosing one is a great way to keep all of the details and decor cohesive (and Insta-ready!). If you’re struggling to…

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Resources

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…

Read the Post

Why You Should Take Engagement Photos Before Your Wedding Day

If you are recently engaged, first of all — congratulations!!! Second of all, you might be starting to think about taking engagement photos with your fiancé. But with so many decisions to make as you begin to plan your wedding, you may be asking yourself: is an engagement session really worth it? As a wedding…

Read the Post

Don’t Forget These Wedding Day Details

After months — and maybe even years — of planning, it is FINALLY the morning of your wedding day! It feels like there’s so much to do; your wedding party members are arriving, hair and makeup is getting set up, your family members are coming in and out with breakfast, coffee, etc. Take it from…

Read the Post

Best NJ Engagement Photo Locations

Engagement photos are such an exciting and special time in the wedding process! Not only do engagement photos provide you a beautiful gallery of images to use for your Save the Dates and wedding website, but they’re also a great way to prepare for taking photos on your wedding day. Working with your wedding photographer…

Read the Post

5 Getting Ready Photo Tips for Your Wedding Day

Your getting ready time sets the stage for your entire wedding day! Here are five tips to help make the most of that time and get beautiful, light, and natural getting ready photos. 1. Windows + Clean Space = Picture Perfect Choose a getting ready space with at least one big window for lots of…

Read the Post

Why You Should Do a First Look on Your Wedding Day

As a photographer, I love shooting first looks for many reasons — from the genuine emotion to the intimate moments, they are just so special to me and one of my favorite things to capture. But as someone getting married, why should you consider doing a first look on your wedding day? 1. Timing Wedding…

Read the Post

How to Plan the Perfect Proposal

Are you thinking of proposing to your significant other? First of all, CONGRATULATIONS! Second of all, you are in the right place! I have photographed many proposals, and I have even been proposed to myself, so I have learned quite a bit along the way! Quick backstory about my own proposal. My fiancé, Matt, proposed…

Read the Post

5 Tips for Bringing Your Dog to Your Engagement Session

If you’re like me, your dog is probably more like a member of your family than a pet. And if you are planning to get engagement photos done, you most likely will want to include your furbaby in your session! I absolutely love when couples bring their furry friends along to sessions for a few…

Read the Post

5 Unique Bridal Shower Themes to Inspire You

If you’re throwing a bridal shower, one of the first things you are going to have to decide on is the theme. While it’s true that some bridal showers don’t necessarily have a theme, choosing one is a great way to keep all of the details and decor cohesive (and Insta-ready!). If you’re struggling to…

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