My name is Marianne Bley. I am a wedding, newborn & branding photography specialist. My home studio is located on Chadwick Beach Island in Lavallette, Ocean County New Jersey 08735.

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



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Central NJ Wedding & Studio Portrait Photographer Spring 2018 Newsletter Welcome 2018 & welcome spring! I have been incredibly busy over the winter moths spending time with my 1 year old and working on growing my business. Below is my most recent newsletter that explains what I have been up to over the last few […]

Love is in the Air • Spring 2018 Newsletter

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Kristen & Justin held a beautiful rustic fall classic Jersey Shore wedding ceremony at Allaire Chapel located in Allaire Village in Wall Township, NJ on Nov 12th. Their wedding day was simply amazing: from the beautiful weather that they had to their joyous personalities filling the room with love and laughter. It is hard to describe just […]

Rustic Fall Classic Jersey Shore Wedding


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On October 22nd, Amy & Michael were married in a log cabin located inside Rutgers Gardens in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Their wedding day turned out to be a very cold and windy day with some mild rainfall but that did not stop these two from having an absolutely stunning wedding ceremony and memorable wedding reception. Amy & Michael […]

Classic Romantic Fall Wedding at Rutgers Gardens

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On Oct 21st, Allison & Chris held a stunning fall classic, vintage wedding celebration at Lake Mohawk Country Club located in Sparta, New Jersey. They had the most beautiful vintage details: from their soft, romantic styled wedding invitation to Allison’s lovely Betsy Johnson flats and fabulous three-quarter lace sleeve wedding dress. All of the details that they so carefully selected […]

Fall Classic Vintage Wedding at Lake Mohawk Country Club

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Beach Wedding

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Today I am sharing the wedding day recap video slideshow that I made of Jen and Brian’s McLoone’s Pier House wedding that took place on May 21, 2016 in Pier Village. Jen and Brian had a gorgeous, intimate New Jersey spring beach destination wedding ceremony on the beach in Long Branch, New Jersey and immediately following […]

McLoone’s Pier House Wedding | Jen + Brian’s Spring Beach Destination Wedding

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35 By 33 | NJ Wedding Photographer’s Journey to Fit & Fabulous  I have been unhappy and uncomfortable in my skin on and off throughout my life thus far. Since I was little, I never had the “perfect” body. I was always a few pounds over weight, even when I was really active in sports […]

35 By 33 | NJ Wedding Photographer’s Journey to Fit & Fabulous

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Hiring a Wedding Photographer, Why Choose Me? | NJ Wedding Photographer       [full_width]The Boutique Imagery By Marianne Experience: • I book a limited number of weddings per year so I can be attentive to each and every one of my clients from consult to product delivery. On a regular basis, I answer emails […]

Hiring a Wedding Photographer, Why Choose Me? | NJ Wedding Photographer

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From Behind the Lens to the Front | NJ Wedding Photographer | NJ Wedding Planning Hi All!!!! I am starting a new series on the blog today, 6 days after my own wedding, about going from wedding photographer to wedding planner. This series is going to be about how I went from wedding photographer to […]

From Behind the Lens to the Front | NJ Wedding Photographer | NJ Wedding Planning

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Manasquan Inlet NJ Engagement Pictures | Love Me I Do Photography | Monmouth County NJ Photographer I had the pleasure of meeting Jenna and Ross last week at their engagement shoot with Love Me {I} Do Photography. I had such a blast with them. You can tell that they are just genuinely nice people and I […]

Manasquan Inlet NJ Engagement Pictures | Sneak Peek| Monmouth County NJ Photographer

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The Fix Jasmine Star | NYC Engagement & Wedding Photographer I went to see THE Jasmine Star at 320 Studios in NYC on March 9th. I love to read Jasmines blog. She is always giving tips to other photographers and she is a great resource for anyone that is in the wedding photography business. I […]

The Fix Jasmine Star | NYC Engagement & Wedding Photographer


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


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