Engagement | NJ Wedding Photographer Jane D Martinez

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Alyssa and Will had their spring engagement session at Branch Brook Park during the Cherry Blossom Festival in Essex County. This beautiful festival draws large crowds of people seeking to enjoy nature’s beauty. Luckily, for us we found an area where we can be away from the crowds yet take advantage of the pink puffy […]


August 12, 2020

Cherry Blossom Spring Engagement Session – Branch Brook Park

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They spent the semester in the same class almost every day but never speaking to each other. However, there was a good amount of staring going on. Days before the end of their semester, Kim finally had enough of the staring and waived her hand in attempts to get him to stop. Bear interpreted her […]


June 29, 2020

Beach Engagement Session – Sandy Hook, Highlands, NJ

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Sasha’s work environment was full of fresh, out-of college employees so there were many happy hours to attend. One day when the crew went out for happy hour, one of Sasha’s co-workers, Kyle, invited his roommate, Pat, to tag along. It was Pat’s birthday so they allowed him to join. Pat and Sasha only spoke […]


May 19, 2020

Summer Engagement Session at Millbrook Vineyards and Winery

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  Stuck at home? Living the quarantined life during coronavirus Covid-19 era? We’re all experiencing this differently but we are all experiencing it together. Our normal lives have been changed by coronavirus but that doesn’t mean we cannot enjoy our time at home. Since a good amount of us are spending so much time at […]

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April 22, 2020

How to Still Go Out on a Date During Coronavirus Covid 19 Stay at Home Order

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Think back on that exciting time in childhood when everyone thinks they finally grew up – high school. Looking back as an adult, you realize it was only the beginning. Which is what makes this love story even more special. The opportunity to find “the one” when you are still finding yourself feels like a […]


March 7, 2020

Dream Engagement Session – Woods, Waterfall, and Open Fields!

Who says you have to have beautiful sunny skies to have a fun and romantic engagement session? It was supposed to be a serene sunrise session on the beach with the sun at a distance as it said “good-night”, to dawn and, “good-morning”, to daylight. We were to dig our toes into the sand in […]


February 25, 2020

Summer Nor’easter Beach Engagement Session at Spring Lake

They grew up in different worlds–Tyler in Pennsylvania and Alex in Bahrain and the Philippines. Their paths crossed when they lived in the same dorm while attending Drexel University. They would eventually share many classes as they had the same major. Ultimately, it was their friends that brought them together. They had the same circle […]


December 18, 2019

Strolling in the Park – Engagement Session | Conshohocken, PA

Being in a relationship is a journey in itself. In both travel and love, you must be open to new experiences. Each relationship and each journey is unique and must be explored and travelled through differently. However, there is a common factor to be able to enjoy each passage–willingness to be vulnerable. Vulnerability, to yourself, […]

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May 31, 2018

Adventurous Engagement at the South Mountain Reservation | Stephanie & Dan

Greicy and Cory was as sweet as can be! As we walked around the park, the couple shared their story with me. They met on Plenty of Fish; the connection was instant. The two love birds were not shy to allow their relationship to develop. Greicy and Cory knew they had found their other half and were […]


May 10, 2018

Fort Tryon Park NYC Engagement | Greicy and Cory

Ilona and Jimmie – One Year Anniversary Washington D.C. What a great pleasure it is to be able to document the happiness shared between two people! Now imagine the fulfillment and joy when you get to capture your friends’ one year wedding anniversary?!?! I was ecstatic to photograph Ilona and Jimmie in Washington D.C. The […]

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May 26, 2017

Washington D.C. Anniversary Session – Ilona and Jimmie

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Love is all you need.
Love and a great Dance party.

Based in Northern New Jersey or wherever your celebration is. I love to travel anywhere I can shoot beautiful-souled people having the time of their damn lives. 

Jane D. Martinez