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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Jennifer and Shawn were married on Saturday Sept 26th at the Lavallette Gazebo in Lavallette, NJ. They were given the perfect day for their afternoon wedding ceremony along the bay front. The sky was overcast and the temperature was on the cool side but the day brought stunning clouds that created a picturesque scene for their wedding ceremony […]

Fall Lavallette Gazebo Wedding | Toms River Ocean County New Jersey Wedding Photographer

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Saturday, May 16th was not only a special day for me because it was my birthday but also because I had the pleasure of photographing the marriage of two of my friends, Lauren & Justin. It was such a special day for them and I was so honored that they chose to hire me to photograph it. Their rustic spring […]

Rustic Spring Wedding at The Chapel at Allaire Village | Monmouth County NJ Wedding Photographer

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Finding THE Wedding Dress | Classic NJ Wedding Photographer | Modern Photographer for the Unique Couple | Rustic Chic Wedding Style I started this series of blogposts about my personal experience with planning a wedding to help educate couples on what to expect and that it is ok to be doubtful or disappointed about different aspects […]

Finding THE Wedding Dress | Fabulous NJ Wedding Photographer

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Finding the Perfect Wedding Photographer | Best NJ Wedding Photographer On my way to each and every wedding consultation, I mindlessly think about what I want to say to the couple that I am meeting about wedding photography. Educating the client is the most important part of the process for the vendor because you want […]

Finding the Perfect Wedding Photographer | Best NJ Wedding Photographer

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Finding YOUR wedding day style | Fabulous & Fun NJ Wedding Photographer A wedding style is a necessary part of wedding planning process because it helps you to define all of the elements of your wedding – venue, decor, type of reception, and so on. Your wedding style will also help you when trying to […]

Finding YOUR Wedding Day Style | Fabulous & Fun NJ Wedding Photographer

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Fearless Photographers | Creative NJ Wedding Photographer | Fun Wedding Photojournalist | Artistic NYC Wedding Photographer I am so excited to announce my acceptance into Fearless Photographers!! What is Fearless Photographers? FEARLESS PHOTOGRAPHERS is a unique photography directory of the world’s best wedding photographers who are not afraid to push the limits of professional wedding photography […]

Fearless Photographers | Creative NJ Wedding Photographer

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Styled Event Photo Shoot | Lisa’s Candy Buffet | Creative NJ Wedding Photographer Lisa and I went to grammar school together at St. Dominic‘s in Brick, NJ. Lisa and I have kept in touch over the last few years because we are both in the wedding/event business and love to follow each others businesses and […]

Styled Event Photo Shoot | Lisa’s Candy Buffet | Creative NJ Wedding Photographer

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The Sea Shell Resort and Beach Club Wedding | Love Me I Do Photography |  Ocean County NJ Wedding Photographer Tammy & Jeff were married on September 15th at Sea Shell Resort and Beach Club in Long Beach Island, NJ. Believe it or not, but I have NEVER been to LBI! This was my first time down […]

The Sea Shell Resort and Beach Club Wedding | Ocean County NJ Wedding Photographer

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Atlantis Ballroom Toms River Wedding | Love Me I Do Photography | Toms River NJ Wedding Photographer | Ocean County NJ Wedding Photographer Theresa & Brian were married at St Marys of the Lake  in Lakewood, NJ and their reception took place at Atlantis Ballroom in Toms River, NJ. In between, we went to Asbury Park Boardwalk to take […]

Atlantis Ballroom Toms River Wedding | Toms River NJ Wedding Photographer

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