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Engagement: Jen + Will — Belville, NJ

Hello Friends!
Today’s blogpost is from Jen + Will’s engagement session at Branchbrook Park in Belleville, NJ. Jen reached out to us as a recommendation from her Friend Christina, whom we worked with a couple of years ago (Thanks Christina!) For their engagement shoot, Jen and her Fiancee, Will, chose this park which is located right in their hometown. It also happens to be home to amazing Cherry Blossom Trees, that bloom during the month April. We met around 4:30PM on a beautiful thursday afternoon while the sun was still out but not terribly harsh. We took pictures all over the park, stopping by as many different color trees as we could find. Jen is so easy going and a natural behind the camera. Her smile was truly contagious. Will was a little shy at first, but with Jen’s help and their sweet inside jokes, he quickly opened up. Together, these two are just dreamy to work with. They were so comfortable with each other and with us and just knew how to have fun. We had such great time working with them both!

Ps: Jen is an amazing baker who read about my chocolate love affair on our website and baked us the most amazing brownies I have EVER had. EVER. For this alone, she will forever hold a special place in my heart. <3 Thanks Jen!

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Engagement : Alicia + Harry @ Branch Brook Park – Cherry Blossom Festival

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Meet Alicia + Harry. We met this sweet couple bright and early on a Sunday morning at Branch Brook Park in Newark, NJ. Alicia & Harry specifically chose this location because of the Cherry Blossom Festival that was taking place there. From the minute we met them, both were very warm and sweet. They were very receptive to Elkin’s “ooh boy” ideas like dance twirls in the middle of a park and tree climbing. Actually, that was more Alicia then Harry –she’s the self professed “tree climber”. How about standing inches, VERY LITTLE inches away from this big lagoon for a quick shot, that could’ve just as quickly put an end to our session AND dry clothing. The session was playful but laid back… if that makes sense. It sort of had this feel to it: lots of talking and laughter, followed by lots of snapping, followed by lots more talking and even more snapping. Before we knew it — close to three hours had passed though our designated shoot time was for half of that!

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