Priceless Moments ~ North NJ Portrait Photographer, Breastfeeding Session

Recently, I had the honor of joining Jena while she nursed her third and final baby to document this incredible journey that she has been on.   She contacted me, simply stating that she wanted to capture this time; immortalizing these quiet stolen moments of bonding and nurturing.

As I settled in with my camera to snap this sweet baby boy and his mama, she began to share with me her experiences with nursing her three boys.  It’s so amazing how each baby and each experience is so unique and sacred and it was such a blessing to be able to share in this particular story.

Jena is also a talented writer and has shared her experience on her blog.  To read about her nursing journey and how this session came to fruition, please visit her at:

Philosophy Times Four

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Sibling Love ~ Northern NJ Portrait Photographer, Family Sessions

You may recall a post from a few weeks ago, regarding a mini session?  Unfortunately, there wasn’t much interest, so it didn’t quite happen.  A silver lining to that fact?  This sweet brother and sister!!!    Originally, they were booked for a mini session slot, but big sister wasn’t really a fan of the theme and since they were the only booking…the theme got tossed.   Instead, I had the pleasure of capturing these two in a pure and natural light.

I can tell that they are going to be BEST friends in life.  They are super lucky to have each other. There is nothing better than a sibling.  :)

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A New Royal~ Northern NJ Portrait Photographer, Newborn session

My best friend welcomed her second child, her first son, into the world in early June.  This woman is an ultimate childbirth warrior.  Her first baby weighed in at a whopping 9lbs, 7oz.  This “little” guy weighed in at a staggering 9lbs, 10oz.  She is truly my hero.

She lives in my home state and I was fortunate enough to be able to make a trip home 3 weeks after her sweet boy was born and get some newborn photos.  I had forgotten how teeny even a big baby is and he was far too interested in what I was doing to sleep the whole time.  He certainly is going to be a heartbreaker.

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The Ayala Files~ Northern NJ Portrait Photographer, Family Session

I have been SO excited to share these photos!  A few weeks ago, a new friend of mine asked me about doing some new family photos for her.  I jumped at the chance!   I know her and her two (zomg, ADORABLE) boys from my local babywearing group and they are just fantastic so I was super excited to meet the rest of the family!

It was a bright and beautiful day and we kicked off the session with a little playground fun while the little ones warmed up to the camera.  Needless to say…their shy streak didn’t last long!

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Well hello there!!! Boy am I excited about the things I have planned for this summer!   I want to offer you guys a super special deal and what better than a Mini Session to show you guys how much I appreciate your support!!   I am offering 2 mini session categories. One for the Littles and one for the Ladies.  Read on to learn more!

Kid Mini Session
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Rain Date: Saturday, August 2, 2014


 15 minute mini session
5 Digital Images
Up to 3 Children(additional children, $25 each)
Fun theme!

Boudoir Mini Session
Sunday, July 20, 2014


15 Minute Mini Session
5 Digital Images
1 Outfit

The Details

Payment is due in full one week prior to the session.  Location will be provided once payment is received.  Mini Session fees are non-refundable. There are only 10 time slots for each day, so book now!   Please be sure to arrive early!  If you are not present at your scheduled time, you will forfeit your time slot.

Time Slots

Kid Session:                                                      Boudoir Session:

9:00am                                                              11:00am

9:20am                                                              11:20am

  9:40am                                                              11:40am

10:00am                                                            12:00pm

10:20am                                                            12:20pm

10:40am                                                             12:40pm

11:00am                                                              1:00pm

11:20am      Booked                                                        1:20pm

11:40am                                                              1:40pm

12:00pm                                                              2:00pm