A NJ Professional Photography Blog by PhotosByGlenna


NJ Photographer: Easy Mid-Week Meals

December 23, 2019

“What’s for dinner??” OMG, when my girls were little they asked this question every single day, sometimes before they even finished breakfast. As a mom, I know how busy the holiday season can be. Between shopping, wrapping, decorating, school events and social commitments, I never had a minute to spare. Now that my girls have…

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Christmas On Sanibel Island

December 13, 2019

I’m spending Christmas on Sanibel Island!!! Honestly, I don’t think the three exclamation points adequately express my excitement. While I LOVE living (and working) in New Jersey, it’s COLD in December. So, the opportunity to escape and spend time in one of my favorite places, enjoying my favorite things (the sun, the beach, shelling and…

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Giving Tuesday In My World – It’s All About The Kids

December 5, 2019

It’s been a weekend of crazy shopping, and lots of photography (of course). The fact that today is Giving Tuesday is good for the soul. We all get caught up in the hoopla of of “good deals”. Honestly, I appreciate that some time is specifically dedicated to “good deeds“. The History of Giving Tuesday Celebrating…

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Black Friday – Cyber Monday

November 24, 2019

This is very unique to PhotosByGlenna. Therefore Petite’ Limited Black Friday Sessions rarely happen -But this year…. $250 includes three digital files and a fine art photography session. Have you ever wanted a beautiful portrait of your family? So beautiful that you would keep it forever and proudly display it in your home? As a…

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Christmas Photo Sessions – Schedule Your Appointment Now!

October 6, 2019

Christmas Photo Sessions – Book Them Now Monmouth County Family Photographer Christmas Photo Sessions?  Yes, it’s that time of year.  Honestly, it’s hard to believe. And, I know you HATE thinking about Christmas before you have even picked your pumpkins and purchased your Halloween candy.  But, if you want to have some truly awesome  Holiday…

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Fall Family Photos

October 4, 2019

Fall Family Photos Monmouth County Professional Photographer Fall Family Photos. It’s finally fall in Monmouth County. In a word, the weather has been weird. Eighty-plus degrees at the end of September is simply confusing to me.  You see, I’m ready for the change in seasons. Honestly, I LOVE fall — the cool, crisp air, the…

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Sanibel Island Beach Sessions

September 22, 2019

Sanibel Island Beach Sessions  Sanibel Professional Photographer It’s that time again. I’m planning my next trip back to Florida. Clearly, Sanibel Island is calling my name! It’s so funny, we had one “cool” day and I’m already craving time back at the beach.  Without a doubt, Sanibel is my happy place. A Working Trip –…

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The Three Questions of Family Portraits

September 16, 2019

The Three Questions of Family Portraits Manalapan Family Photographer The three questions of family portraits start with who,what and where. When chatting with clients about their family portraits, these three questions are always raised.  First, I want to know who they would love to photographed with. Second, I take out the concern about what to…

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September 11 2001 | The day my life changed forever

September 8, 2019

September 11 2001 | The day my life changed forever   September 11 2001. I feel as if I have lived a thousand different lifetimes since then. Click here to see last year’s thoughts.         September 11 2001. It is so damn surreal. Has it really been 18 years, is my youngest…

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Family Portrait The Importance

September 5, 2019

Family Portraits  Freehold Professional Photographer  The importance of family portrait cannot be overstated. Check out your summer pictures, are there beautiful family portraits among them? For some reason, maybe because I’m a mom, the start of school is always my new year. As such, it is the perfect time to make sure your have a…

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Local Spots for family photos in NJ

August 27, 2019

Local spots for family photos Marlboro & Manalapan NJ. Local spots for family photos in Marlboro & Manalapan NJ. Here are my recommendations for five local spots for family photos near Marlboro and Manalapan NJ. As a Manalapan child photographer, I have visited countless beautiful outdoor locations that are perfect for family and children’s photographs.…

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Tips on using your iPhone camera Freehold NJ family photographer

August 25, 2019

Tips on using Portrait Mode on your camera. Freehold NJ photographer here to help! I figured it would be great to give some tips on using your iPhone Camera. Therefore, being a mom and a NJ photographer I want to help. Hence why I decided to write this blog. What is more important than your child’s…

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Photo Session Gift

August 16, 2019

Photo Session Gift  Monmouth County Professional Photographer A photo session gift is the perfect present. Honestly, do you spend hours researching presents? If you are like me, you do! You see, I LOVE to give a great gift. So, I always choose them carefully. You can’t go wrong when you give a gift that will…

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August means this Freehold Family Photographer

August 12, 2019

August means this Freehold family photographer This Freehold family photographer Will have all the kids out of the house because school is starting! I remember when they were young, I would count down the days. It meant I could go food shopping alone, yep it was a treat! I knew I had at least a…

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NJ Photographer 8 things I wish they would have told me.

August 9, 2019

8 Things I wish my NJ Photographer would have told me.  Things I wish my NJ Photographer would have told me. First and foremost, “if I try my best not to stress it, It will be fun”! I always try as a NJ family photographer to make your session unique and fun. Some people stress…

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