Top New Jersey Engagement Photographer
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Top New Jersey Engagement Photographer

Clients often ask me where the "best" place to take their engagement pictures is. My quick answer is "the place you love the best!" but with so many gorgeous locations to choose from in New Jersey, sometimes there are lots of places that my clients love best!

Some of my absolute favorite locations for engagement pictures in the entire state of New Jersey (get ready for a long list!) include:

  • Allaire State Park, Wall Township
  • Asbury Park : the iconic boardwalk, the graffiti walls, the old casino, Convention Hall, and the gorgeous beach itself
  • Avon-by-the-Sea
  • Batso Village, Hammonton
  • Branch Brook Park, especially during cherry blossom season!
  • Cape May Point State Park, Cape May
  • Cape May, most notably around Congress Hall
  • Colonial Park, Somerset County
  • Cora Hartshorn Arboretum, Short Hills
  • Cross Estate Gardens, Bernardsville
  • Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown
  • Double Trouble State Park, Ocean County : if you've ever wanted to take your engagement pictures in a cranberry bog, now's your chance!
  • Duke Farms, Hillsborough
  • Eagle Rock Reservation, West Orange
  • Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Brigantine
  • Fort Lee Historic Park, near the George Washington Bridge
  • Frelinghuysen Arboretum, Morristown
  • Frenchtown, Hunterdon County
  • Great Falls of Paterson, Paterson
  • Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton Township. This quirky, offbeat location is both gorgeous and unique!
  • Hacklebarney State Park, Chester Hartshorne Woods, Monmouth County - the fishing pier is endlessly charming!
  • Hoboken, most notably Pier A Park
  • Holmdel Park and Longstreet Farm, Holmdel
  • Island Heights, Ocean County
  • Jockey Hollow, Morristown
  • Ken Lockwood Gorge, Hunterdon County. I love the enormous boulders and sweet waterfalls.
  • Laurita Winery, New Egypt
  • Leonard J Buck Garden, Far Hills
  • Liberty State Park, Jersey City - the skyline views have to be seen to be believed!
  • Long Beach Island
  • Manasquan Reservoir, Howell
  • Manasquan, especially Fisherman's Cove
  • Mills Reservation, near Cedar Grove and Montclair
  • Natirar Park, Gladstone
  • Point Pleasant
  • Presby Memorial Iris Garden, Montclair
  • Princeton University, Princeton
  • Ramapo Reservation
  • Riverside Gardens Park, Red Bank
  • Sandy Hook, Highlands. I especially enjoy the old forts, especially near sunset
  • Sayen House and Gardens, Hamilton
  • Skylands Manor, NJ State Botanic Garden/Ringwood State Park
  • South Mountain Reservation, West Orange
  • Spring Lake : the beaches, boardwalk, lake with bridges (two of them!), or even down the beautiful tree-lined sidewalks of the more residential areas
  • Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken
  • The Great Swamp, Basking Ridge
  • Thomas Edison National Park, West Orange
  • Van Vleck House and Gardens, Montclair : I especially love the greenhouse!
  • Verona Park, Verona
  • Waterloo Village, Byram Township
  • Wildwood
  • Willow Creek Winery, Cape May
  • Willowood Arboretum, Chester Township

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