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Sanibel Surprise Proposal

January 30, 2020

Surprise Proposals

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Toddler Photography Tips: It’s Picture Time

January 24, 2020

As a New Jersey professional children’s photographer, I have some great tips for toddler photography. Firstly, I have been photographing children for years, and I LOVE it. That said, I’ve seen, first hand, the stress parents of young children seem to have before and during a photoshoot. Five Tips For Toddler Photography Because I believe…

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Surprise Engagement Photos

January 17, 2020

Certainly, I plan for surprise engagement photos. Think about it, coordinating a photo shoot is challenging when everyone KNOWS what is happening. Now, add the element of one person having no clue AND the effect a surprise can have. To clarify, preparation is so important! My Surprise Proposal Process Over time, as a professional NJ…

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Valentine’s Day and Baby Photos

January 10, 2020

Monmouth County Baby Photos Honestly, Valentine’s Day photos and babies are so cute ! First, Valentine’s Day is the best because of the hearts, flowers, love and….. chocolate – need I say more? Above all, I love babies. In the same vein, I just have a soft spot in my heart for them. Clearly, some…

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NJ Photographer’s New Year’s Resolutions

January 3, 2020

As I wish you a happy new year, it’ s time to read your NJ Photographer’s New Year’s resolutions. First, it’s important to note that today is also the one of the first days of a new decade. Honestly, I cannot believe how quickly time has passed. That said, I took some time this holiday…

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Best Portrait Photographer: NJ Photographer Award

December 30, 2019

Recently, Expertise.com named me one of the best portrait photographers in New Jersey. First, you should know that I’ve never been a big fan of awards. Therefore, I always said that winning wasn’t everything. Instead, I told my girls to focus on the process. Finally, I wanted them to have fun. Truly, I still believe…

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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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