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This Black Friday we’ll be taking a look at the awesome wedding sales and discounts.

Black Friday is a great time to save where we can as we plan and navigate our wedding budgets. So all the savings, the better! This Black Friday it’s definitely time to take advantage deals offered by fellow vendor(s) (that only come once per year!)

To assist my fellow brides I have compiled a list of a few really beautiful products and our Top 10 Best Black Friday Wedding Deals for 2022 that we would find advantageous to take advantage of as you approach your wedding day.

In our list you will find items such items from sunglasses for the dance floor, fashionable flip flops, perfume, to those gorgeous Bella Belle Shoes that you have been eyeing for quite some time.

We look forward to seeing what you love most from this list and of course, capturing those beautiful flat lays the day-of your wedding. Check out our list of Top 10 Black Friday Wedding Deals for 2022 below and leave us your thoughts in the comments.

With love and light,

xo Michelle

Bridal & Bridesmaid Robes

We adore photographing the matching robe portraits with you and your girls in the am accompanied by a glass of bubbly. For a pretty, floral robe, check this out these beautiful silk robes here.

Bridesmaid Gift

As your ladies assist in planning your day and celebrate such special moments, let them know how thankful you are with a very special and customized gift. Below are a few really cute items we found that we knew you’d and your ladies would enjoy most and can carry along to your wedding events or better, a girls day at the beach!

Personalized Tote

Personalized Beach Towel

Perfume

Perfumes are always fun to enjoy on the day. I love to also include your bridal perfume in your flat lay so it’s perfect if its brand new.

Miss Dior

Gucci Bloom

Ralph Lauren Romance

Ring Boxes

Mrs. Box Ring Boxes Save 40% starts 11/24 at 6PM

Save the Dates & Invitation Suites

Save the Dates and Invitation Suites are the beautiful paper goods that we adore styling on the wedding day. These are two paper items showcase your engagement photographs. It’s essential to schedule your engagement session accordingly to notify guests in a timely fashion. Check out our post all about designing and creating your Save the Dates. In the beginning phases of planning your engagement session? Check out our post all about planning your dream New Jersey engagement session.

Engagement session photographed and ready to print your stunning paper goods? This holiday season, Minted has an amazing offer for you on invitation suites and save the dates.

The sale starts early on November 23 with 20% off wedding orders worth $150 or more (and 15% off everything below that price) with code BF2022.

Minted is also offering 25% off save-the-dates with code BFWED22 until November 25.

Sunglasses

Square & Round

Dior Logo Square Acetate Sunglasses

Burberry Monogram Round Acetate and Plastic Sunglasses

Heart

Kate Spade New York Velma Acetate Butterfly Heart Sunglasses

Dior Logo Acetate Butterfly Sunglasses

Sculptural

Dior Crystal & Metal Cat-Eye Sunglasses

Dolce & Gabbana Structured Cat-Eye Sunglasses

Loewe Cat-Eye Acetate Sunglasses

Heels

Bella Belle Shoes

Bella Belle Shoes Save up to 40% starts 11/25 Friday 12am EST with code FRIYAY2022.

Crystal

Stuart Weitzman XCurve Weitzman Crystal Slingbacks

Stuart Weitzman Promise Crystal Slingbacks

Jimmy Choo Shimmery Pumps

Leather

Versace Medusa

Sculptural

Cult Gaia Gold-Metallic Sculptural Heel

Cult Gaia Pearly Stud Mule Sandal

Bridal Prep Sandal & Reception Sneaker

Jimmy Choo Hawaii Leather Low Top Sneakers ($75 Gift Card with Code BFGCSF at checkout)

Valentino Rockstud Leather Sneakers ($75 Gift Card with Code BFGCSF at checkout)

Jimmy Choo Pearl Thong Sandal

Handbag

Kate Spade New York Pearly Bucket Bag

Rafe Love Heart Shell Bag

Serpui Charlotte Feather Bag

LafShar Eva Diamond and Acrylic Bag

Sophia Webster “Wifey for Lifey” Clutch Bag

NEW JERSEY WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS

Michelle Behre is based in Northern New Jersey Wedding Photographer and specializes in romantic, timeless, and sophisticated weddings.  Her fine art photography style is the perfect blend of editorial, photojournalistic, and documentary photography. Michelle Behre Photography captures all beautiful moments unfolding throughout your day including the excitement as the champagne pours to your picture-perfect bridal details. Are you planning your surprise proposal? Are you planning your wedding? We accept a limited amount of proposals, engagement sessions and weddings per year. Inquire to learn about our New Jersey Wedding Photography services and availability today.

We can assist you in photographing your romantic New Jersey and/or New York proposal session and your wedding day! Inquire with Michelle for availability and details, today!

Comments? Leave them below!
Questions? Contact us to learn more about our wedding photography services.

Affiliate Disclaimer

When I link to products and services, those links may be affiliate links. If you click on any of those links and make a product purchase within a certain time frame, I’ll earn a small commission. The commission is paid by the retailers, at no cost to you. As a Minted Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. I mention these products because I believe in their product and want to service you.

Top 10 Black Friday Wedding Deals for 2022

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This Black Friday we’ll be taking a look at the awesome wedding sales and discounts.

Black Friday is a great time to save where we can as we plan and navigate our wedding budgets. So all the savings, the better! This Black Friday it’s definitely time to take advantage deals offered by fellow vendor(s) (that only come once per year!)

To assist my fellow brides I have compiled a list of a few really beautiful products and our Top 10 Best Black Friday Wedding Deals for 2022 that we would find advantageous to take advantage of as you approach your wedding day.

In our list you will find items such items from sunglasses for the dance floor, fashionable flip flops, perfume, to those gorgeous Bella Belle Shoes that you have been eyeing for quite some time.

We look forward to seeing what you love most from this list and of course, capturing those beautiful flat lays the day-of your wedding. Check out our list of Top 10 Black Friday Wedding Deals for 2022 below and leave us your thoughts in the comments.

With love and light,

xo Michelle

Bridal & Bridesmaid Robes

We adore photographing the matching robe portraits with you and your girls in the am accompanied by a glass of bubbly. For a pretty, floral robe, check this out these beautiful silk robes here.

Bridesmaid Gift

As your ladies assist in planning your day and celebrate such special moments, let them know how thankful you are with a very special and customized gift. Below are a few really cute items we found that we knew you’d and your ladies would enjoy most and can carry along to your wedding events or better, a girls day at the beach!

Personalized Tote

Personalized Beach Towel

Perfume

Perfumes are always fun to enjoy on the day. I love to also include your bridal perfume in your flat lay so it’s perfect if its brand new.

Miss Dior

Gucci Bloom

Ralph Lauren Romance

Ring Boxes

Mrs. Box Ring Boxes Save 40% starts 11/24 at 6PM

Save the Dates & Invitation Suites

Save the Dates and Invitation Suites are the beautiful paper goods that we adore styling on the wedding day. These are two paper items showcase your engagement photographs. It’s essential to schedule your engagement session accordingly to notify guests in a timely fashion. Check out our post all about designing and creating your Save the Dates. In the beginning phases of planning your engagement session? Check out our post all about planning your dream New Jersey engagement session.

Engagement session photographed and ready to print your stunning paper goods? This holiday season, Minted has an amazing offer for you on invitation suites and save the dates.

The sale starts early on November 23 with 20% off wedding orders worth $150 or more (and 15% off everything below that price) with code BF2022.

Minted is also offering 25% off save-the-dates with code BFWED22 until November 25.

Sunglasses

Square & Round

Dior Logo Square Acetate Sunglasses

Burberry Monogram Round Acetate and Plastic Sunglasses

Heart

Kate Spade New York Velma Acetate Butterfly Heart Sunglasses

Dior Logo Acetate Butterfly Sunglasses

Sculptural

Dior Crystal & Metal Cat-Eye Sunglasses

Dolce & Gabbana Structured Cat-Eye Sunglasses

Loewe Cat-Eye Acetate Sunglasses

Heels

Bella Belle Shoes

Bella Belle Shoes Save up to 40% starts 11/25 Friday 12am EST with code FRIYAY2022.

Crystal

Stuart Weitzman XCurve Weitzman Crystal Slingbacks

Stuart Weitzman Promise Crystal Slingbacks

Jimmy Choo Shimmery Pumps

Leather

Versace Medusa

Sculptural

Cult Gaia Gold-Metallic Sculptural Heel

Cult Gaia Pearly Stud Mule Sandal

Bridal Prep Sandal & Reception Sneaker

Jimmy Choo Hawaii Leather Low Top Sneakers ($75 Gift Card with Code BFGCSF at checkout)

Valentino Rockstud Leather Sneakers ($75 Gift Card with Code BFGCSF at checkout)

Jimmy Choo Pearl Thong Sandal

Handbag

Kate Spade New York Pearly Bucket Bag

Rafe Love Heart Shell Bag

Serpui Charlotte Feather Bag

LafShar Eva Diamond and Acrylic Bag

Sophia Webster “Wifey for Lifey” Clutch Bag

NEW JERSEY WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS

Michelle Behre is based in Northern New Jersey Wedding Photographer and specializes in romantic, timeless, and sophisticated weddings.  Her fine art photography style is the perfect blend of editorial, photojournalistic, and documentary photography. Michelle Behre Photography captures all beautiful moments unfolding throughout your day including the excitement as the champagne pours to your picture-perfect bridal details. Are you planning your surprise proposal? Are you planning your wedding? We accept a limited amount of proposals, engagement sessions and weddings per year. Inquire to learn about our New Jersey Wedding Photography services and availability today.

We can assist you in photographing your romantic New Jersey and/or New York proposal session and your wedding day! Inquire with Michelle for availability and details, today!

Comments? Leave them below!
Questions? Contact us to learn more about our wedding photography services.

Affiliate Disclaimer

When I link to products and services, those links may be affiliate links. If you click on any of those links and make a product purchase within a certain time frame, I’ll earn a small commission. The commission is paid by the retailers, at no cost to you. As a Minted Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. I mention these products because I believe in their product and want to service you.

November 23, 2022

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Recently engaged? Congrats, to you and your fiancé!

Are you at the very beginning phases of planning your New Jersey Wedding and are in search of picture-perfect New Jersey Wedding Venues? Look no further.

You will begin to find as you research that there are an abundance of breathtaking wedding venues to choose from. Wedding venues with different styles and services to cater to your New Jersey Wedding day. From classic and elegant, modern and contemporary, to romantic garden aesthetics. All the choices! So many beautiful, picture-perfect and beautifully landscaped New Jersey Wedding Venues for your New Jersey Wedding.

I have had the honor capturing over 200 weddings since I began photographing weddings here in New Jersey and have visited an abundance of breathtaking locations. If you are starting your search for your picture-perfect venue and are looking to find ‘the one’ look no further, we compiled a list of our A-list Clients and their top choices of picture-perfect New Jersey Wedding Venues below.

May our real wedding photographs assist you as you begin planning your New Jersey Wedding day and provide inspiration and insight.

Questions? Comments? Please do not hesitate to reach out in the contact us form or in the comments section! We love to provide a helping hand in this time of planning for you to make all of your wedding dreams come true.

With love and light,

Michelle

Private Estate and Chateaux

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Crossed Keys Estate

Andover, New Jersey

From the breathtaking gardens to a beautiful Farmhouse reception; the Crossed Keys Estate and Crossed Keys Inn located in Andover, New Jersey checks off all of your wedding day boxes. From the rehearsal, wedding day, to room blocks the Crossed Keys Estate and Crossed Keys Inn caters to it all. View a few of our favorite weddings and florals designed by Crossed Keys Designs at their romantic English gardens and the picturesque lane.

Crossed Keys Estate Wedding Photographer

Real Weddings Photographed at the Crossed Keys Estate and Crossed Keys Inn:

Lillian + Andrew – Summer Crossed Keys Estate Wedding

The Ryland Inn

Whitehouse Station, New Jersey

This elegantly restored equestrian estate embodies old-world rustic charm with a beautifully restored contemporary aesthetic. From the rehearsal dinner at their venue the Restaurant, for bridal prep to be hosted at one of the many picture-perfect (and roomy!) suites, the Ryland Inn equestrian estate has an abundance of options for your timeless, picturesque New Jersey Wedding.

Bonus, the Grand Ballroom and Coach House at the Ryland Inn have picture-perfect locations for intimate weddings or guest counts of 200 plus.

Check a few of our favorite weddings captured at the Ryland Inn on real wedding days photographed by New Jersey Wedding Photographer, Michelle Behre.

Coach House at The Ryland Inn Wedding Photographer

Real Weddings Photographed at the Ryland Inn:

Kara and Michael – Summer Coach House at the Ryland Inn Wedding

The Conservatory at The Madison Hotel

Morristown, New Jersey

This elegant Morristown, New Jersey hotel is a picture-perfect location for a wedding. This venue offers an abundance of elegant garden locations steps away from the bridal suite. The Madison Hotel is conveniently located between New York and Pennsylvania and offers an abundance of hotel suites for guests. From the rehearsal dinner at the venue’s Restaurant, Rod’s Tavern, to prep to be hosted at one of the many picture-perfect roomy suites, The Conservatory at the Madison Hotel offers an abundance of options for your timeless New Jersey Wedding with that romantic, light and airy, garden aesthetic.

Check a few of our favorite weddings captured at The Conservatory at The Madison Hotel on real wedding days photographed by New Jersey Wedding Photographer, Michelle Behre.

The Conservatory at The Madison Hotel Wedding Photographer

Real Weddings Photographed at The Conservatory at the Madison Hotel in Morristown, New Jersey:

Cecily and Anthony – Conservatory at The Madison Hotel Fall Wedding

Park Savoy Estate Wedding Photographer

Park Savoy Estate

Florham Park, New Jersey

The Park Savoy Estate located in Florham Park, New Jersey is a breathtaking Northern New Jersey wedding venue. From their stunning wedding prep locations is located just west of New York City and is a premiere New Jersey Wedding Venue.

From their picture-perfect cocktail hour displays to reception spaces, the Park Savoy has it all for your day to be hosted in one single location. This New Jersey Wedding Venue offers grandiose gardens that make for a picture-perfect backdrop for your wedding portraits, bridals, and more. Park Savoy hosts stunning fountains feet from their chapel, suite, cocktail and reception spaces.

Their suites offer the stunning, Northern exposure that make for picture-perfect lighting the day of your wedding for classic and elegant décor making for beautiful backdrops for your New Jersey wedding!

View this beautiful wedding day at the Park Savoy Estate on real New Jersey wedding day photographed by Park Savoy New Jersey Wedding Photographer, Michelle Behre.

Park Chateau Chapel at Park Chateau Estate and Gardens East Brunswick NJ by NJ Wedding Photographer

Park Château Estate & Gardens

East Brunswick, New Jersey

Nested between Philadelphia and Manhattan, this elegant and picture-perfect New Jersey Estate and gardens hosts picturesque wedding days for your picture-perfect venue. From the lane leading to the estate, to the estate Chapel surrounded by breathtaking gardens, to their incredible services offered from wedding days to commercial events; the Park Château is top-notch New Jersey Wedding Venue.

Let’s mention, their newest addition to their business; The Château Grande Hotel. Simply, Park Château has it all.

Our favorite picturesque locations at their New Jersey property include their picture-perfect and stunning suites and ballrooms accommodating for guests counts of up to 200 plus for your New Jersey Wedding.

Nanina’s in the Park

Belleville, New Jersey

Nanina’s in the Park located in Belleville, New Jersey is a classic, elegant, and picture-perfect New Jersey Wedding Venue located in Belleville, New Jersey. Situated in Northern New Jersey, this venue is situated west of New York City.

This picturesque venue offers beautiful gardens and a breathtaking ballroom feet away from their reception space.

You enter the driveway you are surrounded amongst breathtaking gardens, vistas of the estate and a beautiful view of the ceremony space. Wow!

reception details, photographed by New Jersey fine art hybrid photographer, Michelle Behre Photography, private fall wedding at Water Witch Club, Falco's Catering, Highlands, New Jersey.

Water Witch Club

Belleville, New Jersey

This breathtaking, Monmouth County venue embodies elegant and rustic vibes. With that Cape Cod feel, the Water Witch Club is situated atop Monmouth Hills and overlooks the Atlantic with breathtaking views of Manhattan and the Atlantic. What a picture-perfect venue for your New Jersey Wedding.

From the NYC views, lane, and fireplace .. many picturesque locations for portraits.

Check a few of our favorite weddings captured at the Water Witch Club on real wedding days photographed by New Jersey Wedding Photographer, Michelle Behre.

Water Witch Club Wedding Photographer

Real Weddings Photographed at The Water Witch Club in Monmouth County, New Jersey:

Kaitlin and Mark – Water With Club Wedding

Ashford Estate Monmouth County NJ Wedding Photographer

The Ashford Estate

Monmouth County, New Jersey

The Ashford Estate, managed by Merri-Makers Catering is an absolutely breathtaking venue in the heart of Monmouth County, New Jersey. Nested perfectly between New York and Philadelphia, the Ashford Estate is an absolutely breathtaking venue that we adore to photograph at.

From the spectacular library for groom prep, to the stunning bridal suite overlooking the spectacular lands and gardens, to the lane leading to the estate, this New Jersey wedding venue makes for a simply breathtaking and logistically sound event.

Check a few of our favorite weddings captured at The Ashford Estate on real wedding days photographed by New Jersey Wedding Photographer, Michelle Behre.

Bonnet Island NJ Wedding Photographer

Bonnet Island Estate

Manahawkin, New Jersey

Are you in search for a statement-making seaside estate where you can host all of your wedding-day events at beautifully manicured grounds and your guests can come right to you and have the best after party and day-after party? Look no further, the Bonnet Island Estate managed by Merri-Makers Catering is nestled beautifully between Philadelphia and Cape May in Manahawkin, New Jersey.

The Bonnet Island Estate is a breathtaking seaside estate that has been restored and with that glamorous seaside charm. From the gorgeous sunset vistas over the west, the glamorous bridal and groom suites, to the beautifully manicured gardens and stunning cocktail hour displays, the Bonnet Island Estate is a premiere New Jersey Wedding venue we love photographing at for our lovely clients.

Check a few of our favorite weddings captured at the Bonnet Island Estate on real wedding days photographed by New Jersey Wedding Photographer, Michelle Behre.

The Bonnet Island Estate Wedding Photographer

Real Weddings Photographed at The Bonnet Island Estate in Monmouth County, New Jersey:

Adriena and Zach – Bonnet Island Estate Summer Wedding

Renault Winery Egg Harbor City NJ Wedding Photographer

Renault Winery

Egg Harbor City, New Jersey

The Renault Winery located in Egg Harbor City, New Jersey is a breathtaking New Jersey Wedding Venue. From their vineyard to breathtaking ballrooms, the Renault makes for a picture-perfect and romantic wedding day setting.

From a breathtaking walk through the vineyards leading into the beautiful ballroom, the Renault Winery is nestled perfectly between Atlantic City and Philadelphia. This venue offers picture-perfect settings and cue all the bubbly!

Hudson House

Jersey City, New Jersey

This newly established venue, Hudson House managed by Landmark Catering in the heart of Jersey City has incredibly breathtaking views overlooking the Hudson River.

This modern New Jersey Wedding Venue offers a light and airy reception space with modern elegance. And bonus, prep spaces are available for both the ladies and gentleman.

Located in Jersey City this venue is perfect for guests coming in from Long Island, Manhattan, and New Jersey hosting that ultimate ‘wow-factor’ with 360 degree views overlooking the Hudson. This light and airy space is breathtaking site for your New Jersey Wedding for that modern and contemporary vibe overlooking the city of love.

Stone House at Stirling Ridge

Warren, New Jersey

Stone House at Stirling Ridge managed by Landmark Venues offers a contemporary lodge designed by Frank Lloyd Wright located in the Watchung Mountains of Warren New Jersey, this New Jersey Wedding Venue is located just West of New York City.

This modern venue offers privacy and seclusion for a luxurious modern aesthetic wedding day. Overlooking mountain and city views, the Stone House offers private gardens and fire pits for guests to enjoy. The reception space is designed with classic, modern and contemporary clean lines, a neutral color palette, breathtaking floor to ceiling windows for a light and airy picture-perfect space for your first dance hand in hand as husband and wife.

As beautiful as it is, is incredible is their catering and hospitality service.

Check a few of our favorite weddings captured at the Stone House at the Stirling Ridge on real wedding days photographed by New Jersey Wedding Photographer, Michelle Behre.

Stone House at the Stirling Ridge Wedding Photographer

Corinne and Adam – Stone House at Stirling Ridge Spring Wedding

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NEW JERSEY WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS

Michelle Behre is based in Northern New Jersey Wedding Photographer and specializes in romantic, timeless, and sophisticated weddings.  Her fine art photography style is the perfect blend of editorial, photojournalistic, and documentary photography. Michelle Behre Photography captures all beautiful moments unfolding throughout your day including the excitement as the champagne pours to your picture-perfect bridal details. Are you engaged and planning your wedding? We accept a limited amount of weddings per year. Inquire to learn about our New Jersey Wedding Photography services and availability today.

We can assist you in photographing your romantic engagement session and your wedding day! Inquire with Michelle for availability and details, today!

Comments? Leave them below!
Questions? Contact us to learn more about our wedding photography services.

November 15, 2022

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You have photographed your engagement session and now it’s time to notify your guests of your date. If you have guests coming in from out of town and traveling or if hosting on a holiday weekend, you definitely want to have those guests aware of your wedding date to providing plenty of advance notice about the upcoming nuptials.

Minted Photographer and New Jersey Wedding Photographer, Michelle Behre provides step-by-step instructions and deadlines on how to plan, create, and approach your wedding Save the Date cards in a few, easy steps.

Schedule the Engagement Session

Schedule your engagement session with New Jersey Wedding Photographer and communicate your needs for your Save the Dates and the deadlines. Notify our team that you would like to have your photographs by a specific deadline to go to print.

Choose Favorites

When creating your timeline, factor in the delivery time from your session. Upon gallery delivery, choose ‘select’ images for your Save the Date cards. Furthermore, delivery times are approximately 4-6 weeks during the off-season (winter months of January-March) and 6-8 weeks during the height of the season.

Provide Guests Notice

Create that shipment deadline and stick to it. We recommend anywhere from 6-8 months for local weddings. For guests traveling for a destination wedding, we recommend 8-12 months to providing guests with ample notification.

Create Your Guest List

To keep it as simple as possible (and accessible as possible). We recommend creating a document of your guest list to stay organized (and up to date with details). Minted has created an address book ‘address assistant’ spreadsheet for you. We recommend to upload your guest addresses direct to their site for your cards to be shipped direct to guests.

Plan on finalizing that guest list and having all of those addresses ready for shipment and saved. Additionally, once saved in your address assistant spreadsheet, re-upload your spreadsheet into Minted (or uploading all contacts individually).

Create your Save the Date

We have shared your online gallery. You have chosen your favorite ‘select’ images. You have your guest list final. Now it’s time to move images over to the Minted design platform and get that Save the Date designed, printed, and sent to notify all guests of your date! Yay! Cue the bubbly!

We cannot wait to see our final ‘select’ images printed in your beautiful Save the Date card when we photograph your day of details!

Until then, love and light,

xoxo, Michelle

Sample Designs

NEW JERSEY WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS

Michelle Behre is based in Northern New Jersey Wedding Photographer and specializes in romantic, timeless, and sophisticated weddings. Her fine art photography style is the perfect blend of editorial, photojournalistic, and documentary photography. Michelle Behre Photography captures beautiful moments as they unfold including the excitement as the champagne pours to the emotive ceremony moments. Are you engaged and planning your wedding? Congratulations, lovie! We accept a limited amount of weddings per year. We cannot wait to learn all about your day, love story and what you planned! Inquire to learn about our New Jersey Wedding Photography services and availability today!

We can assist you with your Save the Date cards to photographing your romantic engagement session and wedding! Inquire with Michelle for availability and details, today!

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Questions? Contact us to learn more about our wedding photography services.

November 15, 2022

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New York and New Jersey Wedding Photographer, Michelle Behre adores working beside bridal clients to plan their dream engagement session. From overlooking the Hudson at the Battery, to viewing the sunset glittering over the waters at Cape May Beach, there are so many beautiful destinations between New York and New Jersey to choose from.

As a wedding photographer, it is upmost important to make that engagement session so special to your and your fiancé. We could spend all day recommend beautiful venues, yet if it does speak to you and your love story, then uhhh, that’s not so special.

Your session is designed to compliment your love story. Your session is designed to curate your wedding day and we are so thrilled to begin planning those very steps!

Here are just a few tips to get us started on creating that EPIC, thoughtfully curated, and effortless engagement session preserving these moments to last a lifetime.

With love and joy,

Michelle

Plan Your Session Aesthetic and Vibe

While working beside New York and New Jersey bridal clients, it is always my goal and best intention to design a romantic engagement session that best compliments the clients wedding and provides a great introduction to the wedding day. Engagement session photographs (will most likely) be printed and utilized for Save the Dates. With that being said and while planning your session and all session details, you want to think about the vision of your day and creating that chic, jaw-dropping and romantic engagement session for you and your fiancé.

Execute That Aesthetic

Styling is key while coming to sessions. It is essential to first create a ‘vision board’ together and once you have a vision finalized, then move forward with nailing down the details.

Book Your Venue(s)

Once your engagement session vision is accomplished, execute on the first big step, choosing your dream engagement session venue! Whether this be at a (what may seem like) a public location or private, it’s always best to inquire with the venue and while photograph at their property to see if a permit fee is required to photograph at their property for the time planned. If a permit fee is required, applications are required to be completed month(s) prior to the session.

Outsource the Talent & Book Vendor Team(s)

If your vision includes talent such as outfit changes and accessories, which may include on-location styling, hair, makeup, furniture rentals (example: champagne tower and glasses), vehicles (antique vehicles), or furniture, it would be ideal to then inquire with vendors one at a time and book your vendors for your session.

Invite a Friend

Yes, you read that correctly! Invite a friend to your New Jersey engagement session. Request for a family member and/or friend to assist the day of the session. Like the wedding day sessions move pretty fast, especially if there are several locations. I recommend to request for your maid-of-honor (or bestie) to tag along, take some behind the scenes for your social media, assist with carrying your bag, and can assist with any additional details, like possibly care for your pup if you plan on incorporating your fur baby!

NEW JERSEY WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS

Michelle Behre is based in Northern New Jersey Wedding Photographer and specializes in romantic, timeless, and sophisticated weddings.  Her fine art photography style is the perfect blend of editorial, photojournalistic, and documentary photography. Michelle Behre Photography captures all beautiful moments unfolding throughout your day including the excitement as the champagne pours to your picture-perfect bridal details. Are you engaged and planning your wedding? We accept a limited amount of weddings per year. Inquire to learn about our New Jersey Wedding Photography services and availability today.

We can assist you in photographing your romantic engagement session and your wedding day! Inquire with Michelle for availability and details, today!

Comments? Leave them below!
Questions? Contact us to learn more about our wedding photography services.

November 15, 2022

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Are you planning on proposing to the love of your life and need a few ideas to get your proposal kick-started?

Are you ready to WOW her and make your proposal extra-special for her and for your family? We are so excited for you!

To build on that, let’s get your love story started and get planning together. We have had the honor of capturing such special proposals and here are a few tips we have gathered a long the way! If you are in need of New Jersey and New York Proposal Photography services, inquire to learn more!

Make it Personal

Make your proposal incredibly personal to you and your love story. Are you a more intimate couple? Do you spend your time together sipping on morning coffee or joining for a morning run? Do you find yourselves to be more social and joining social gatherings with friends and family? Compliment your personalities. Make it count. Make it personal. Focus on what brings you together. This is your time to celebrate your love.

Express Your Love

Celebrate your joy. Image the steps you would like to take and what you would like to say. Practice what you want to say and how you want to share it with her. Contact family, friends, loved ones and invite those loved ones. Host a celebration. Share your joy, share your love of her with her and the ones you love most. Make it from the heart!

Create a Budget

Craft a budget for your proposal. Wedding planning typically tends to go over budget. Plan on being a bit flexible. Research venues and vendors, receive your quotes and lock in your proposal photographer, jewelry, venue, celebration venue, catering, hair, makeup, and more. You may want to factor travel and any additional talent you may outsource for your celebration.

Outsource Talent

Does the love of your life love to be pampered? Make it special. Outsource styling, photography, hair and makeup artist(s). Does she love to travel to remote destinations? Choose that breathtaking remote destination for your proposal that she has been dying to go to, (we’ll tag along too!).

Create an Itinerary

To stay organized, you’ll want to create a list of tasks and to do lists for your proposal. A day-of itinerary and timeline will keep you on track. Travel time, breakfast, lunch, and hair and makeup, all these times need to be factored in appropriately for your event.

NEW JERSEY WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS

Michelle Behre is based in Northern New Jersey Wedding Photographer and specializes in romantic, timeless, and sophisticated weddings.  Her fine art photography style is the perfect blend of editorial, photojournalistic, and documentary photography. Michelle Behre Photography captures all beautiful moments unfolding throughout your day including the excitement as the champagne pours to your picture-perfect bridal details. Are you planning your surprise proposal? Are you planning your wedding? We accept a limited amount of proposals, engagement sessions and weddings per year. Inquire to learn about our New Jersey Wedding Photography services and availability today.

We can assist you in photographing your romantic New Jersey and/or New York proposal session and your wedding day! Inquire with Michelle for availability and details, today!

Comments? Leave them below!
Questions? Contact us to learn more about our wedding photography services.

November 15, 2022

MICHELLE BEHRE, THE PHOTOGRAPHER

GET TO KNOW her

xoxo, Michelle

With cheerful energy, a contagious smile, and an intentional eye, award-winning New Jersey fine art wedding and portrait photographer, Michelle Behre, captures love stories to stand the test of time.

She uses her refined fine art photography skills to expertly capture the wedding day. From the excitement as the champagne pours to the picture-perfect bridal details, Michelle expertly blends fine art editorial and  documentary photography.

She confidently empowers each client who steps in front of her lens. During your time together, she illuminates your personalities, genuine compassion, and captures the joy that you and your families bring to one another in an unobtrusive fashion.

Preserving memories to last a lifetime

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