Today I am sharing a recent lifestyle newborn session that was taken at the family home in Princeton, NJ. With 3 children, it can be hard to make it out of your home during the first few weeks with a new member of the family in the home. Remember that EVERYONE is adjusting to the […]

Happy New Year to all of my loyal subscribers! I have been so anxious to share this first newborn gallery of 2020 because not only was this baby just fantastic and gorgeous, I photographed Mom and Dad’s wedding several years ago! Since then, I have spent over 3 years learning alongside Dr’s and nurses in […]

November and December were extremely busy months for me. Not only did I have my holiday mini-sessions planned but I had an influx on newborn babies scheduled in my studio and I was just came back from my own maternity leave. (Marlee was born at the end of September!) This holiday studio newborn session is […]

This chic lifestyle newborn session was photographed at the family home in Princeton, New Jersey. The Meier’s are good friends of my husband and I. In November, they came to my studio for a holiday mini-session and I was told that they were expecting another baby! I was so excited that they mentioned wanting me […]

  The good news ladies is that you do not have to have anything special to wear for your maternity photo session, I offer a variety of maternity gowns and separates that you are welcome to use from my studio wardrobe collection. If you have something special you would like to wear, by all means, […]

Amanda is one of my best friends. We were in each other’s weddings so when her and her husband had their baby girl I was determined to coordinate our schedules to squeeze in a newborn studio session for her baby girl. Of course, babies come when they want and Cora came during one of my […]

I have been photographing Maeve’s parents, Corine and Jake, for quite some time. I had the pleasure of taking their engagement and wedding photos over the last few years, as well as, their daughter’s newborn photos at my Toms River portrait studio last spring. This time, Corine brought Maeve in for a spring milestone 1st […]

  I met Rachel and Sean several years ago and have photographed them as a couple, as well as, with their immediate families on several occasions over the years. What is very special about this particular couple and session is that it is in celebration of their pregnancy and expecting their baby girl coming in […]

I have been writing this blog on and off for about 12 years and I have not written many personal posts so here goes! Now, some of you who do know me a little, may know that I was: Met my husband on match.com! Moved in with him in 2012 & got engaged 3 weeks […]

More Tips for a Successful Newborn Session Keep baby awake for a minimum of 90 minutes or more prior to your session start time. Nursing? Avoid spicy foods for 24 hours or more before your session. Schedule shots or immunizations the week (or at least 48 hours) prior to your session date. If you use […]

meet Marianne

At my very core, I am an artist. As a graphic design student, I fell in love with the creative process of thinking conceptually and creating things that are beautiful to look at but while working in a commercial portrait studio in college, I realized that photography was my true passion. After spending several years in the printing industry as a graphic designer I created Imagery By Marianne, a service-based boutique photography studio located on Chadwick Beach Island in Toms River, NJ.

Since it’s inception, I have focused on specializing in wedding photography. I became fascinated with working with couples & assisting them in making their wedding vision come to life. Over time, I began slowly expanding my specialization to maternity & newborn photography. As I have grown “up” & expanded my own family, I have become more and more inspired by the natural beauty in maternity & newborn photography and as I move into the next chapter of my own life, I want to celebrate not only the joining of families but also celebrating the expanding of families.

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