I am passionate about capturing life's milestones, both big & small, for couples & growing families & assisting them in preserving their images by creating stunning wall displays & tabletop heirloom products to grace their living spaces with the ones they hold most dear to their hearts for generations to come.

My full service boutique portrait studio is located on Chadwick Beach Island in Toms River, New Jersey 08735 • Ocean County
Open by appointment only. Studio sessions are typically scheduled on weekday mornings at 10am. On locations sessions take place at sunrise or sunset.








PORTRAITURE WITH PURPOSE

CELEBRATING you & your journey

Wedding, newborn & family portrait studio for busy professionals & mothers who want custom artwork in their homes.









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WARDROBE STYLING

HAIR & MAKEUP

ARTWORK DESIGN & INSTALLATION

WHAT MAKES IMAGERY BY MARIANNE DIFFERENT?

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let's work together!

As a Mom of 2, I know how valuable your time is & how stressful it can be to even think of planning a portrait session for your whole family. This is why I have created a portrait experience unlike any other.

Every detail from wardrobe styling to hair & makeup will be coordinated for you, with your input - of course!
Myself & my team will take care of everything so you can spend time where it matters most.

The Studio

If you are booking a studio session, you will be traveling to my home studio in Chadwick Beach. 
Toms River/Ocean County NJ 08735

Here, you will feel right at home. I invite you to come in your sweats & enjoy being pampered by my hair & makeup artist.
We will play dressup & myself & my team will guide you through every step of your portrait session. 


Rest assured that I am thoroughly trained to be handling your little one safely throughout the session. I am also fully vaccinated & insured.

Welcome to my happy place! 

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Wedding, newborn & first year photography celebrating your love, growing family & life's milestones in a timeless and classic fashion.









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I'm Marianne

ARE JUST A FEW OF MY FAVORITE THINGS

Lemonade, hand lettering, & shiny objects

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My name is Marianne Bley.
Some refer to me as a Professional Wedding Crasher, others The Baby Whisperer.

I have been building relationships and delivering spectacular wedding experiences to couples for the last 13 years. I have photographed over 350 weddings and have an extensive list of testimonials across the web.

5 years ago, I took the leap into specializing in newborns as well. I have spent this time working side by side with doctors and nurses in my local hospitals, as well as, taking private training lessons with various newborn specialists and leaders in the newborn photography industry to learn everything I can about these beautiful little people. Since then, I have photographed over 3,500 babies!


My work doesn't stop there, I assist clients in designing stunning displays to grace the walls of their home and/or business. By utilizing your personal style and color palette when planning your session, I am able to create displays that fit seamlessly into your  current home decor. 

Whether you are looking to show off that new flashy engagement ring, celebrate the growth of your family or a milestone, I am your girl!

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Check out the video below to see me in action!

I invite you to continue to explore my site and if my work speaks to you, I would love for you to contact me to discuss a custom portrait experience for your family.

“Photography is a way of feeling,
of touching, of loving.
What you have caught on film is captured forever…
it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.”

—Aaron Siskind

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