Dimmink Family | Long Beach Island | Ocean County NJ | South Jersey Photographer

Dimmick Family Beach Session

The weather was a bit windy the night of the Dimmick's family session. But the eyes of their handsome little man and the skies that night both were amazing. Thank you so much for allowing me to meet you and your handsome little dude! Enjoy all your photos, your gallery was sent over to you

Racano Family | Long Beach Island | Ocean County NJ | South Jersey Photographer

Racano Family Photos


We like to call this time of year local's summer. All the locals get to come out to the beach without all of the traffic and chaos. This family has be able to call themselves locals this year and they for sure are enjoying every last second they can get of the beach this year! I am glad we were able to capture some family photos of their favorite location! <3

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Pilipiak Extended Family | Long Beach Island | Ocean County NJ | South Jersey Photographer

Pilipaik Extended Family


As summer has been winding down, photographers are getting busier and busier. Never knowing what new family they will get to meet next is so much fun. Last week I was excited to meet the Pilipiak Family. They were a ton of fun and the little girls were super cute, plus, we had great weather. What more could you ask for!

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Sneak Peeks of Sunflower Mini Sessions | Ocean County NJ | South Jersey Photographer | Child Photography

Sunflower Mini Session

The weather for our sunflower mini sessions was amazing!! We couldn’t have asked for better weather. The kids were all so cute. Here are some previews for our awesome sessions. For all my clients that had their pictures taken please keep an eye out for your emails :) Also thank you so much to Beaver Dam Farm for allowing us to borrow their beautiful field to take these stunning photos.

Sodano Extended Family | Long Beach Island | Ocean County NJ | South Jersey Photographer

Second Time Around

As many of you know, nothing excites me more than watching families grow. So being able to see the Sadano’s for the second year in a row I was beyond thrilled. Watching all their little humans turn into not so tiny humans and now with one on the way I already can't wait for next year to see how big they all get!

Robinson | Military Family | Long Beach Island | Ocean County NJ | South Jersey Photographer | Child Photography

Military Giveaway

It was great to finally meet the Robinson’s. They were the lucky military family that won my family photo shoot giveaway! Their family was just to cute for words. We had a great night minus all the bugs towards the end. Thank you for all your family does for this country. I am glad I was able to give something to you guys as a thank you. <3

Sunflower Mini Sessions | Ocean County NJ | South Jersey Photographer | Child Photography

Sunflower Mini Session

Finally!! Here is a mini session that I have been dying to offer to my clients. Sunflower Field Mini Sessions in OCEAN COUNTY!! Wait, what! Yes, you read that correctly.. in Ocean County. I searched high and low so that my clients didn’t have to travel to far to get the photos they have been asking for! I will be at the farm in Barnegat on July 26th and 27th at Sunset! I will try and fit in as many sessions as I can, this will absolutely be on a first come first serve basis. They will only be $100 - This will cover the farm fee, 15 minutes of session, you will get 3 edited photos that you get to pick from a minimum of 5 (they may even be more depending on each session) and the print release for these photos. These sessions will be for up to 3 people, anything more than that must be talked to photographer prior to paying deposit.

July 2nd Concert | Sponsorship | Free Family Fun | Family Photographer | Ocean County NJ

Free Family Fun Night

Last week Smile Photography was able to be a participating sponsor for the Long Beach Township Tuesday night concert series. The show is a free concert on Long Beach Island and I was able to get some great shots of the event. So many people enjoying the music in so many different ways. There were people sitting, relaxing, and listening, there were family playing at the park listening, paddle boarders, kayakers, family enjoying the water while listening, some enjoying the food from Sunny Rae’s food truck (Link below), and on top of all that my nutty kids running all around. I was joined by Jasmine from Let it be a Party who also sponsored that night as well. They are the local one stop party shop! (Link below). Please make sure you take a look at the next events they will be having at Bayview Parks & Recreation to join in on the fun! (Link below).

Let it be a Party
Bayview Park
Sunny Rae’s

July 4th | Manahawkin | Family Photographer | Ocean County NJ

Happy 4th of July!

These two little loves of mine have such a love hate relationship with the camera, here Emerson is loving it and Quinn is hating it, ha! But Smile Photography wants to wish everyone a happy and safe July 4th!

Tuesday July 2nd | Sponsorship | Free Family Fun | Family Photographer | Ocean County NJ

Free Family Fun Night

Throughout my time here at Smile Photography, I'm constantly looking for new and different ways to be a member of the community outside of just a photographer. I was so excited to be approached by the Long Beach Township to be a participating sponsor for their summer concert series at Bay View Park. It's a opportunity for Smile Photography to get involved in one of the favorite free activities my kids and I have enjoyed for the last few summers. I'm very excited for this opportunity and I'll have my camera ready to catch some great moments. So please come join Smile Photography and the B Street Band on July 2nd at Bayview Park on Long Beach Island at 7pm for the free Tuesday evening concert series!

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