{Wedding: Amanda + Dan – White Meadow Lake Country Club Wedding – New Jersey Wedding Photographer}

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White Meadow Lake Country Club

I was beyond honored to capture Dan and Amanda’s wedding.  When we met last year, I knew their wedding would be one which would stick in my mind for a long time.  They planned every details of their day with meticulous attention, I could tell you a million.. but here are a couple things I was blown away by.  Jackie, Dan’s mother created the bouquets by hand using traditional origami as well as all of the place cards. I die.  Amanda’s headpiece was given to her by her Aunt Lily and it was created at the turn of the century.  I died again. And not to mention, the club itself is personal to Amanda as she grew up on the lake and experienced many celebrations there.  When it came to working with Dan and Amanda, it was pretty evident that they were made for each other.  They complete each others sentences and when she smiles, so does he.. effortlessly. Their personal portraits I feel reflect that ease and comfort with one another and are absolutely natural to who they are.  Congratulations again Amanda and Dan.. THANK YOU for allowing me to a part of your amazing day.

Also, special thanks to Martin Reardon for second shooting with me at this event!

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_JCP8490 copyI adore these next two shots..such an honest and beautiful moment! 
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So I had to then of course put the rings in a beard.. 🙂 _JCP0130 copy

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{Wedding: Carley + Dan} Seasons Catering Washington Township Wedding – New Jersey Wedding Photographer

Congratulations Carley + Dan!  It was a pleasure capturing your beautiful day!

Ceremony: StAnthony Parish – Hawthorne, NJ:

Reception: http://www.seasonscatering.com

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{engagement: Kelly and Bill} Hoboken New Jersey Engagement Photographer

What an amazing couple! I had a wonderful shoot with Kelly and Bill for their engagement portraits.  The couple choose to have their images taken in Hoboken, NJ; their now home town. Kelly is such a natural beauty and you can tell by Bill’s subtle loving smiles towards her, they are truly a wonderful pair.  Kelly’s beautiful engagement ring was designed by her fiance, yowza.. it’s amazing!!  I’m so excited to shoot Kelly and Bill’s wedding later this year at the Stone House at Stirling Ridge.

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{Wedding: Kim + Donald} New Jersey Wedding Photographer Stylized Wedding Session

Have you ever wanted to relive your wedding day? Put on your beautiful dress again or perhaps buy a totally new one?  Feel those same feelings again or romance and anticipation?  Surely you can, as Janine Collette Photography is now offering post wedding stylized sessions.  I was so THRILLED when Kim and Donald asked me to do their post wedding portraits and so thrilled with the results!
Special THANKS to Elegance on the Avenue for providing the AMAZING bouquet: http://www.etsy.com/shop/EleganceOnTheAvenue

AND The Back Porch Shoppe for the beautiful props!: http://www.etsy.com/shop/thebackporchshoppe

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{Kim + Jeremy} Get Married! New Jersey Wedding Photograher

Kim and Jeremy planned to have a lovely fall wedding in the beginning of November and thankfully, they had the beautiful day that they hoped…even though their wedding occurred a week after Hurricane Sandy. I will say however, their wedding reception was much like a wild hurricane, since Kim is a dance teacher and truly her friends and family knew how to PARTY!! One of the funnest weddings I’ve been to in a long time.  And truly felt blessed to capture their beautiful day at David’s County Inn in Hackettstown, NJ.  Many congratulations to the wonderful Mr. + Mrs. B. 🙂 xo Janine_JCP1729

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{Wedding: Introducing Mr. & Mrs. Higgins} New Jersey Wedding Photographer

Meet Mr and Mrs. Higgins! I had the incredible pleasure of capturing their wedding on October 22, 2011. This incredible couple has one of those love stories that just make you smile.  Jack and Annie met at Camp Fatima which is a camp in NJ for children with special needs.  After attending camp together as counselors, Jack asked Annie on a date.. their first date.  He didn’t just ask her out to dinner, he asked her to go to IRELAND and it was then that their fate would be beautifully sealed.  Congratulations again Jack and Annie, it was a pleasure being a part of your beautiful day!


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{Wedding: Introducing Mr. & Mrs. Myers} New Jersey Wedding Photographer

I was honored to capture the wedding of Dominique to Andy on October 15, 2011.  Here is a little teaser from the beautiful occasion. I could likely put up hundreds on my blog as this bride and groom truly thought of every little detail for their wedding! My favorite images however are of the B+G during their First Look; she is stunning and his eyes say it all, they are the perfect match.   Congratulations again Andy and Dom, best wishes to you both always.. and thank you again for inviting me to share in your special day.

Brides Dressing location: Andover Inn, Andover NJ

Ceremony + Reception:  Perona Farms, Andover, NJ

Band: Project Orange – Bronx, NY

{newborn: Baby I} New Jersey Newborn photographer

Meet the beautiful Baby I!  I was so happy to meet this precious little angel as I did her mother’s maternity session a couple months ago.  Baby I couldn’t have been more perfect and  I fell in love with her hair! It’s so silky and smooth that the headbands kept popping off.  Her parents are surely blessed and I’m so happy to have met this wonderful family! Can’t wait to plan her 6 month session!

{Wedding: Allison & Brandon} New Jersey Wedding Photographer

I had the pleasure of capturing Allison and Brandon’s September wedding on Brigantine Beach in Atlantic City, New Jersey.  We hoped for a bright sunny day, but we were met with showers.  You truly wouldn’t know it however as the B & G were all smiles the entire day.  Some of the photos they are standing right in the rain, but you wouldn’t know it as their loving expressions to each other say it all!  Thanks Allison and Brandon for letting me photograph your day. Enjoy the teaser! 🙂 janine

Ceremony: Brigantine Beach

Videographer: James Carolan

Cocktail Hour: Atlantic City Cruises

Reception: The Chart House – Altantic City, NJ