Spring is here! And in celebration of it’s arrival I’d like to announce my….

~ Spring Mini-Sessions ~

girl with echinacea flower

Over the last few weeks I’ve had many requests and inquiries about Easter and Mother’s Day mini-sessions, and while I don’t do them often, I’ve decided to kick-off the Spring season with them. I have a feeling they’re going to book fast because it’s a fantastic deal!

  • When: Saturday April 9th and Sunday April 17th
  • Where: We will choose a park in Northern New Jersey for one day, and the other day will be in Central Park (NYC)
  • What You Get:

one 40 minute family mini-session (value $125)

(up to five people)


10-15 images in a private gallery


4 high-rez digital files, ready to print (value $600)


3 mini-accordian albums with 8-10 images (value $325)
perfect gifts for mom and grandmas! click here to see a sample album

or

1 10×20 Storyboard (value $325)

and

25% (yes 25%) off any fine art framed print or canvas gallery wrap
~instant elegance for your walls~

Price ~ $599 (a $1050 value!)
add all digital files for $500 extra

If interested, please fill out the form below to tell me your preferences on day, location, and time. It will be first come first serve, so please let me know as soon as possible. And of course you can always get in touch with me via email or phone: 917-697-1835.

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Looking for a Mother’s Day Gift?
I’ve got the perfect thing for Mom, and both Grandma’s too!

….the Mini-Accordian Album
good things come in threes…

Mini-Accordian Album - NJ Child Photographer

Mini-Accordian Album Front - NJ Child Photographer

Mini-Accordian Album Back - NJ Child Photographer

These Mini-Albums come 3 per order and make fantastic gifts! I gave the above Mini to both my mom and my mother-in-law for Christmas…..they loved them! And I got to keep one too!

They fold down to about 3 square inches and fit easily into a pocket or purse. When opened, they display up to 6 images in front and 4 in back and are the perfect way for any proud parent or grandparent to show off the kids!

Look no further for your mother’s day gift this year.


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OK…this is just the kind of angelic face that makes me, the mother of two wonderful boys, want a little girl.  It happened a year ago at her newborn session and it happened again a year later during her one year session.  Doesn’t help that she is sweet as pie with me…I could just take her home!  OH and the accessories…bows, flowers, pearl bracelet, pink slippers…I was dyin!

Beautiful baby girl in pink - NJ Baby Photographer

Girl with sequined slipper - NJ Baby Photographer

Girl and bows - NJ Baby Photographer

Beautiful girl with a flower barrette  - NJ Child Photographer

Her nursery is fabulously decorated, from the crib to the dresser to the curtains.  I have to say, I just love how the framed portrait from our previous session fits right in…

One year old girl in her room - NJ Baby Photographer

And here is her big brother, who I photographed last summer.  In this first photo, I caught him entranced by the tv and I just love the feel of it.  Soon afterwards he was engaged and smiling.  I think it’s the sparkle in his eyes that makes him such a beautiful model …just like his sister!

Beautiful boy enthralled on the couch - NJ Child Photographer

Boy smiling - NJ Child Photographer

Boy on bed with train - NJ Child Photographer

Don’t worry guys, the snow’ll be gone soon and we’ll all be outside playing!:)

At the window - NJ Children


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  • Julie Sowers - These could not get any sweeter! That last one needs to be huge! I love the colors in each one.03/17/2011 – 4:00 pm

  • Natalie Clayshulte - Theses are just lovely. So soft and airy, especially considering it was an indoor session. They are just beautiful children and you captured them perfectly!03/17/2011 – 4:05 pm

  • april todd - WOW WOW WOW!! My jaw is on the floor right now, these are amazing. The moods, expressions, lighting, surroundings, etc. Great work, you always amaze me!! What darling kids too!03/17/2011 – 4:07 pm

  • Jowhara - I love them all! But the last one…OH MY GOODNESS!! Priceless.03/17/2011 – 4:14 pm

  • Penny - Darling children, great pictures. I like the last picture. I remember the pictures of the little boy from last year, he reminds me of your youngest boy!03/17/2011 – 5:33 pm

  • Mollie Kendall - These are stunning Christine! They are both adorable and you captured them beautifully!!03/17/2011 – 7:26 pm

  • Erin Carlyle - I can’t pick a favorite because they are all SO GOOD but I will say that last one is GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!03/17/2011 – 7:58 pm

  • erin k wilson - really lovely Christine, so fresh and beautiful!03/18/2011 – 2:13 am

  • Mimi - Exquisite photos of two beautiful children – so perfectly captured.03/18/2011 – 10:05 pm

  • Sanna - Big brother and little sister so adorable gazing out the window …. your photographer’s eye so adeptly captures the innocence of childhood. All the pictures are wonderful.03/20/2011 – 1:48 pm

I’ve been remiss in my blogging, but I thought I’d start things back up with a bang…and a smash…a cake smash, that is.

This was my first one and I have to admit, the thought of a baby smashing and throwing pieces of cake kinda made me nervous.  I know that my OCD is totally showing right now, but hey…part of this blog is getting to know me, right???  This boy was SOOOO adorable and cute about figuring out just what to do with his over-sized birthday cupcake that we were giggling and laughing up a storm the whole time.  Do I drum with it?  Do I squish it?  Do I eat….hey, this tastes pretty good!!!   There were so many great shots, that limiting it to four was tough, but I really loved the idea of a storyboard.  Also, we video taped it and put together a session slideshow that features a combination of video footage and photos.  I have to say I LOVE how it turned out and I think it’s a great way to capture a session!  I’m thinking about regularly offering this as one of my products. I’ll keep you posted…

Happy birthday to you little man…you are adorable beyond words!

Cake Smash Session for a beautiful one year old boy - NJ Baby Photographer

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  • Bea - There’s just one word for this one:

    AWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW!!!!!!!!!!!03/10/2011 – 7:31 pm

  • Megan - LOVE this! Love the idea, love the hat, ADORE the tie. Let me know if you ever need anyone to provide the giant cupcakes. I’d be thrilled to do it for you.03/10/2011 – 9:05 pm

  • Penny - Love it, how cute he is.03/11/2011 – 3:39 pm

  • molly - Life goes on…how wonderful to have photos like these to recall special moments and milestones!03/18/2011 – 9:31 pm

Nine weeks old and very bright eyed, this boy was a beautiful model.  Now, I definitely do not recommend this age for “newborn” shoots because they just do not stay asleep, BUT for this very special person I just had to comply.  We gave it our best college try…getting him all cuddly and warm and ready for a nap…and ready for a nap….okay, not so much. But I have to say I am so happy with how we captured him!  He was awake for most of the time, but catching these wonderful expressions of his soulful, blue eyes told me it worked out just fine that way.  Mom did want some “sleepy” shots, so once he did fall asleep, it was snap, snap, snap then he promptly woke up.  I think we managed to get some beauties of him both awake and in a perfectly peaceful slumber…

Bright eyed baby on blue blanket - NY Baby Photographer
Smiling baby on blue blanket - NY Baby Photographer

Black and white of baby awake under a blanket - NY Baby Photographer

Black and white of baby sleeping - NY Baby Photographer

Adorable baby lying on fur - NY Baby Photographer

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  • Julie Sowers - He is a charmer with those eyes! I love the one with the blanket on his head, but they all are winners!02/25/2011 – 11:14 pm

  • april todd - LOVE the lighting in these images, beautiful! And this baby is precious!02/26/2011 – 12:05 am

  • Sanna - One forgets how different a nine week old is from a newborn.
    Both adorable in their own way and you always manage to capture the beauty of the moment.02/26/2011 – 10:35 pm

  • Penny - He is a beautiful bundle. I love all of the pictures, but the first so wide eyed. Very special.02/27/2011 – 9:52 am

  • tina - Love, love my little one….Thank you Christine for capturing his wide eyed innocence and sweetness. You are amazing! Moments I will treasure!03/05/2011 – 9:23 pm

  • Gabrielle - Those bright eyes are already processing his surroundings; in slumber he is universally blissful yet unique. These photos are priceless. A reminder of purity and innocence.03/18/2011 – 9:57 pm

Outdoor winter session….hmmmm….I’m kind of a wimp about the cold, so I was a little worried.  I think I wore about 15 layers just to be sure I’d survive.  Well, the temperature was no problem for these dapper cousins.  Some kids are just oblivious to the cold and these guys were too busy having fun to even notice that it was winter out.  Granted, this was before the onslaught of snow, but still!  Anyway, talk about great models! Look how handsome they are and I love their natural posing.   The grounds at Ringwood Manor made braving the cold so worth it!  I love the natural textures of wood, stone and ivy…what beautiful backdrops.

A huge thank you to their aunt…she not only arranged the session as a surprise to her sister and mother but she was AWESOME at getting them to giggle at just the right moments!!!  Love that!

Boy leaning against tree - NJ Child Photographer

Boy kneels by rocks - NJ Children

Handsome boy laughing - NJ Child Photographer

Boy smiling on a bench - NJ Children

Kneeling by a stream - NJ Children

Handsome cousins by a stream - NJ Child Photographer

Cousins by a stream - NY Children

On the path  - NY Child Photographer

Boy leans against beautiful stone wall with broken window - NY Children

Handsome boy leans against stone wall - NJ Child Photographer

Handsome boy leans against stone wall - NJ Child Photographer

Boy wearing cap - NJ Child Photographer

Boy in blue cap - NY Child Photographer

bye-bye - NJ Children

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  • misty - These are seriously good looking young men!! Wow. Your bokeh is amazing and just adds to the handsomeness of these boys! Fantastic session.02/15/2011 – 6:09 pm

  • Natalie Clayshulte - They are both so handsome! I love the setting you chose and their clothing fit it perfectly. Beautiful images!02/15/2011 – 6:15 pm

  • Milly - These are beautiful! This setting is just right for these two guys and I love the way the background is recognizable but soft and muted. It set an elegant yet rustic mood. Just beautiful!02/15/2011 – 6:34 pm

  • Penny - Great pictures of these tow handsome young men. Love their smiles.02/16/2011 – 7:17 am

Three months is very young…yet there is such a big difference between a newborn session and a three month old session.   At three months, babies are alert, can hold their heads up and can even push up off their bellies sometimes like this little boy.  No more teeny-tiny, sleeping baby poses…instead it’s wide eyes, cooing and hopefully with the right prompts, some adorable smiles.  Some people feel you can see more of  your baby’s personality at this age and so decide to wait until the 3 or 6 month milestone.  I have to admit, I love photographing BOTH stages!

This little boy was such a joy….he was so calm and pleasant, and barely fussed at all.  The secret to keeping him engaged…just jingle some keys and he was happily interested!  These family shots are among my favorites…mom and dad had such a warm and gentle way about them and I really feel that this comes across in these images.

Adorable baby boy on bed - New Jersey Baby Photographer

Mother holding baby boy in black in white - NJ Family Photographer

Beautiful family in black and white - New Jersey Family Photographer

Father smiles at his baby boy - New Jersey Family Photographer

Baby boy on fur - New Jersey Baby Photograper

Baby boy looks up - NJ Baby Photographer

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  • Jowhara - LOVE!01/25/2011 – 9:49 pm

  • Bea - My favorites are the two pictures with mom and baby, and dad and baby. You’ve capture the sheer adoration and wellspring of love these two parents have for their beautiful son. Your work is such a blessing!01/26/2011 – 8:38 am

  • Eunice - I think babies are the cutest at three month. A three month photoshoot should be mandatory…of course by you Christine. You are the best!01/26/2011 – 9:49 am

  • Julie Sowers - I left comments on Facebook but I just wanted to say here that I love all of these! So adorable and sweet!01/26/2011 – 11:11 am

  • wynne davis - These are so sweet…the “calmness” you describe really is palpable in these photos.01/26/2011 – 5:03 pm

  • Mollie Kendall - These are just beautiful Christine!! Fantastic shots :)01/26/2011 – 11:45 pm

  • Penny - Beautiful family, great pictures.01/27/2011 – 5:53 pm

This Valentine season, we would like to celebrate the love you’ve made with a Special Newborn Promotion!  (corny?… I couldn’t help myself!)

Book any newborn session by February 14th and you will get the following complimentary gifts:

~50 custom-designed birth announcement cards~
~a free 6 month old mini-photo-session~
~and a $100 print credit on a session when your baby turns 1 year-old~

(Total value of $355!)

**contact christine for complete details**

And to celebrate the lover’s of last year, here are some of the highlights of their work:


See more newborn photos here.

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  • Penny - Wonderful highlights of last year. All so beautful and peaceful. Great photo slide show.01/21/2011 – 10:01 am

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