Brittney & Amanda

Children's Photography, Engagment, Lifestlye, Maternity, Newborn, newborn photography

I was introduced to Brittney from a good friend of mine who I actually met through a photographers mentor class. This photo shoot is one that I will forever cherish because it was my first experience with summer weather and seeing my clients stick through extremely hot temperatures to make sure we got the shots perfect just proves that anything is possible. It was one of the most humorist sessions as these lovely ladies came with comedy in hand.

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Baby Elias

Children's Photography, Lifestlye, Maternity, Newborn, newborn photography

When dad & mom sent me pictures of sweet Elias all I could think about is all that hair! I also started planning out the colors I would use for his session. Baby Elias was truly a photographers dream, he slept the entire session only stoped to feed once. He was a definition of a doll! This session was close to the heart for me because I’ve known dad for  over a decade. I was so honored & humbled that they trusted me and believed in me to capture these images for them. I always push for newborn photos, simply because you will see how fast your babies features change just within a few weeks. Photographing these parents made my heart warm, seeing how obsessed new parents are amazes me. It’s truly a love that you can’t describe.

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Rashawn & Kelly

Children's Photography, Engagment, Lifestlye, Maternity, Newborn
You know that friend that you made in Middle School that was kind of a class clown and was a genuinely funny and kind person? And somehow, over the years, even from a distance, you remain friends. That person for me is Rashawn. We met in our youthful years and with the help of social media have always been able to keep in touch. When he announced he and his partner, the beautiful Kelly, were having their first child, I was beyond ecstatic for them. Being the kind and supportive friend that he is, he reached out to me to see if I would be interested in doing their maternity shoot (and a baby shower so stay tuned for that one) and obviously I said DUH! OF COURSE!
We met at one of my favorite places in New Jersey just as the end of the cherry blossom season was approaching and there were several remnants still lingering. Rashawn introduced me to his partner, Kelly, who within moments I not only connected but felt like I had known her for just as long as Rashawn. After a decade of friendship, I am so glad that I was able to experience a part of their journey into parenthood. It was a beautiful, sweet, and truly serene photoshoot and the amount of affection and love displayed only shows what loving parents they will be.
Lots of love to them and their bundle of joy on the way.
XO- Lacey.

Natasha & Robs Maternity

Engagment, Lifestlye, Maternity, Newborn

Natasha found me through a mutual friend I photographed back in December. She reached out and new exactly what kind of maternity session she wanted, something elegant and on the beach. She was interested from day one and I was so grateful she reached out and wanted me to photograph her. Pregnancy feels like an eternity when you are in it and a blink of an eye when you look back on it, but it is the only time when you and your child are one, when you are at your most goddess like. It deserves to be captured as the magical beautiful time that it is, especially because it doesn’t always feel that way.  Pregnant women deserve to be pampered and made to see the beauty in themselves and their incredible, life creating bodies. They also told me that this was a miracle baby, because Natasha was told she wouldn’t be able to have children. So this session really hit home because I wanted to make sure that she can look back on these photos and bring her back to this day. I could photograph maternity all day every day and be a very happy women. seeing the love and anticipation on the faces of Natasha & Rob and getting to capture this moment for them before they embark on the greatest adventure of their lives is such   a special gift and I am so grateful I got the opportunity to photograph these two love bugs.

Baby Julius

Children's Photography, Lifestlye, Maternity, Newborn

I have to say, each baby that I photograph is so beautiful in their own way.  Julius was exceptionally sweet. He just curled right up and slept the entire session. It was so precious! He had the sweetest little round face and cutest little button nose. I could’ve posed him all day. His mom Jesenia was such a sweetheart, I felt like I have already known her for years! I’m so happy that I had the opportunity to make such valuable memories with for this mom.

Sweet Baby Emilio

Lifestlye, Maternity, Newborn
Sweet Baby Emilio
This sweet baby was the perfect little angel for his session, and we truly captured some amazing images. When mom originally reached out to me I asked her what colors would she be interested in, she immediately said no blues! lol Which right there and than she stole me heart, we decided to do creams grays and a sage, which worked out perfect. He was so sleepy for his session and didn’t cry until the very end, which was because he was just simply hungry. Baby Emilio is my ideal baby for every session his little legs curled up perfect and he just let me snap snap away.

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Jhanes & Edwins Maternity Session

Lifestlye, Maternity, Newborn

When my good friend of over a decade enlisted me to be their maternity photographer it absolutely elated me because it instills a belief that my craft is being recognized. It was a lovable and sweet session that Jhane and Edwin allowed me to be apart of. The session took place in September *Cue Earth, Wind, and Fire ! LOL* Yes- obviously I am blogging late but better late than never! September is my absolute favorite month of the year because it beckons the crisp warm but breezy air which is perfect for outdoor shoots. The sun was settling in and the light was beginning to fade but the perfect weather and setting allowed us to take some truly marvelous photos. Jhane and Edwin made for wonderful models and we had a great time. The moments that we captured were memorable and magic and we laughed and giggled about all to come for their baby boy on the way. Stay tuned for his baby debut photos ! 

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Baby Ryan

Newborn

There is something so special and significant for your first child and I have been blessed enough to capture Katy’s process through its entirety. What began through simple and quaint announcement photos and stunning maternity photos has finally led to the most exciting part— the NEWBORN SESSION! It is safe to say that I was super stoked because I had been photographing baby Ryan since he was about the size of an avocado at 16 weeks. Katy, who is a very close friend, asked me to be apart of the many firsts that came with baby Ryan and I was so honored and humbled to be apart of this journey. Now, if you have had a chance to see Katy’s Announcement or Maternity, you will have seen how absolutely drop dead gorgeous she is and what a natural she is in front of the lens. So, it is without a shadow of a doubt that baby Ryan has acquired the same. He was glowing and served face for the entire shoot and is just as gorgeous as his mom. I cannot wait for all the candid photos of him to come!IMG_8250-EditIMG_8259IMG_8283-EditIMG_8284-EditIMG_8297-EditIMG_8289-Edit

Baby Daniel

Newborn

Another marvelous newborn session took place in New Jersey. A couple of weeks ago, I had a scheduled session to photograph an adorably sweet baby boy named Daniel. He was perfectly precious and full of energy as soon as I arrived. After quite some time, and a few happy photos of him awake, his mother and I were able to get him down for a nap. Once asleep I captured him in every angle I could to highlight each detail from the wrinkle in his smile to the fresh flakes coming off of his skin. With every baby I photograph, I feel so much joy as I watch them through my lens. I cannot wait to capture as many babies as I can to keep that feeling going!

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