Dreamy Golden Engagement Session in Lavallette, NJ

September 16, 2020

Whenever I get to shoot at what I like to call my ‘home beaches’ I always feel like I own the place. This would be false (I do not own any of these places). Fun fact about this particular spot in Lavallette, is that I shot my first ever engagement session right on this sand, over 10 years ago. It sounds crazy to even write that. But 10 years ago I had a point and shoot camera, and a dream. I grabbed my cousin (who had just gotten engaged) and insisted I do her engagement photos. We had started in Ortley Beach, and then drove over to nearby Centennial Park in Lavallette.

I remember being so jazzed about the photos I had taken on that day. Looking back I cringe – but at that point, I was so excited that I had taken them and thought they were the best thing ever. I am forever thankful to Michelle and Tim for letting me take those, because it was truly the first time I ever took photos of humans and I knew once I had taken those I was hooked. I don’t think any of us imagined as that session was happening that I would one day be a full time photographer. Life is crazy.

Fast forward to this session a full 10+ years later. I was so excited to be able to shoot at Centennial Park and really redeem myself. Nicole and Chris brought the fire, and this session did not disappoint. We got a perfect evening, perfect light, and I ended up loving this location even more the second time around (and adding it to my list of favorite places to shoot – because for real, can you beat this glow?!).

Location: Lavallette, New Jersey

My photography experience is centered around you, and bringing your unique story to life through vibrant, joyful, honest, and elevated images.

...former librarian, dog enthusiast, and most importantly so very proud to say that I get to do my actual dream job for a living. 

Photography has always been my passion, and a profession I have always felt so honored to be able to call my own. 


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