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 […]

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 […]

This list is a helpful guide of common foods to avoid while nursing. These foods typically affect babies under 6 weeks of age. As they get older, introduce foods one at a time to see how they are affected. Every baby is different, so be sure to consult with your pediatrician. I high suggest if your […]

How to Get the Most from Your Newborn Session A little bit of planning and preparation will help you get the most from your newborn portrait session. Below are a few tips that will help make your session a success. A Full, Sleepy Baby For Squishy Poses Those adorable newborn poses you love are easiest […]

What To Expect – Newborn Session Before Your Session Each of my newborn sessions is highly personalized, so I like to work one-on-one with you to plan your session based on your personal style and how you plan to use your images. A pre-session consult is our time to go over the details, cover questions, […]

Here is a short list that I complied of my favorite wedding vendors in our industry. I love working with them! Please let them know how much they are loved. If you reach out to any of these wonder businesses, please let them know that I referred them to you 🙂 Coordinators Feather & Rock […]

What’s Your Style? Newborn Session   Planning The Perfect Shoot For You I offer two newborn session styles. A candid “day-in-the-life” themed Lifestyle Session photographed in your home or a posed Studio Session where it’s all about baby! Both result in beautiful images you will love for a lifetime. Lifestyle Session You And Your Baby […]

When is the best time for a Newborn Session? Newborn sessions are best photographed within the first 14 days/2 weeks of baby’s life to ensure baby can fall into a deep food coma, however premature babies have a larger window of time to work with. What if the baby arrives early or late? When you […]

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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