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A Stylish Summer Engagement Session in Cape May, NJ

A Stylish Summer Engagement Session in Cape May, NJ We are so excited to share this gorgeous engagement session with the sweetest couple, Katheryn & Slater. We started at Willow Creek Winery in Cape May, NJ where this cute couple popped champagne to celebrate their love. They made their way through the vineyard, smiling and […]

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Engagements

A Stylish Summer Engagement Session in Cape May, NJ

A Stylish Summer Engagement Session in Cape May, NJ We are so excited to share this gorgeous engagement session with the sweetest couple, Katheryn & Slater. We started at Willow Creek Winery in Cape May, NJ where this cute couple popped champagne to celebrate their love. They made their way through the vineyard, smiling and […]

couple kissing on beach at sunset

Engagements

A Stylish Summer Engagement Session in Cape May, NJ

A Stylish Summer Engagement Session in Cape May, NJ We are so excited to share this gorgeous engagement session with the sweetest couple, Katheryn & Slater. We started at Willow Creek Winery in Cape May, NJ where this cute couple popped champagne to celebrate their love. They made their way through the vineyard, smiling and […]

Weddings

A Gorgeous, Colorful Summer Bonnet Island Estate Wedding

As Seen On The Knot Devon and Jake’s Bonnet Island Estate wedding in LBI, NJ was a colorful, summer dream. These two were such a joy to work with and I’ve truly never seen a couple have as good of a time as these two did! They really savored and took in every moment, which […]

Personal

Why I Decided To Give Up A Law Career And Go Full Time With Photography

I am 100% committing to my photography business, for the first time ever. The past five years have been FULL – I’ve  completed law school, taken the bar exam, and clerked for an appellate judge while Scott and I completely renovated our beach bungalow, planned a destination wedding, and got married! Simultaneously, my photography business […]

Personal

Why I Decided To Give Up A Law Career And Go Full Time With Photography

I am 100% committing to my photography business, for the first time ever. The past five years have been FULL – I’ve  completed law school, taken the bar exam, and clerked for an appellate judge while Scott and I completely renovated our beach bungalow, planned a destination wedding, and got married! Simultaneously, my photography business […]

Bridal Resources

3 Things I Learned From My Own Wedding | Magdalena Studios

They say wedding planning “is like a part-time job” but did they really mean it? … Yep. They definitely did. Wedding planning is WORK, and even being in the wedding industry, photographing all the details, and hearing the ins-and-outs every weekend, I completely under-estimated planning our own wedding – especially planning a destination wedding. From […]

The Fisher Bungalow

Minimalist and Modern Holiday Home Decoration Ideas

Minimalist and Modern Holiday Decoration Ideas It’s my first time decorating for the holidays in our newly renovated beach bungalow, and I wanted to keep with our modern, minimalist and somewhat neutral decor theme. Rather than adding a ton of bright reds and greens in our small space, I opted for lots of neutrals (whites […]

The Fisher Bungalow

Minimalist and Modern Holiday Home Decoration Ideas

Minimalist and Modern Holiday Decoration Ideas It’s my first time decorating for the holidays in our newly renovated beach bungalow, and I wanted to keep with our modern, minimalist and somewhat neutral decor theme. Rather than adding a ton of bright reds and greens in our small space, I opted for lots of neutrals (whites […]

Weddings

A Golden Hour Cliffside Fairytale Wedding in Newport, Rhode Island | Magdalena Studios

As Seen on Carats & Cake and Mod Wedding Rachel and Marc’s gorgeous, golden fairytale wedding in Newport, Rhode Island in June was a dream! Their venue was a castle set up on a hill, overlooking the rolling cliffs and water speckled with sailboats and the glittering sun. Everything about their wedding day was so dreamy […]

Weddings

Black Tie Boho Wedding at Terrain Devon Yards | Magdalena Studios

As Seen On Green Wedding Shoes We’re thrilled to have had this romantic Fall wedding featured on Green Wedding Shoes! These beautiful Terrain wedding photos were truly such a dream to capture for Catherine and Ryan. Terrain is one of the best wedding venues in Pennsylvania, in our opinion. Especially so if you are looking […]

Weddings

Black Tie Boho Wedding at Terrain Devon Yards | Magdalena Studios

As Seen On Green Wedding Shoes We’re thrilled to have had this romantic Fall wedding featured on Green Wedding Shoes! These beautiful Terrain wedding photos were truly such a dream to capture for Catherine and Ryan. Terrain is one of the best wedding venues in Pennsylvania, in our opinion. Especially so if you are looking […]

Portraits

An Intimate & Stylish In-Home Family Session

An Intimate & Stylish In-Home Family Photography Session If you’re looking for family portrait photography ideas on how to take family portraits indoors, you need to keep scrolling! The Ozu Family is so sweet, it was such an honor to photograph them. They were so stylish, yet comfy and natural, which gives our future families […]

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Engagements

A Magical Sunset Engagement In Ocean City, NJ

A Magical Sunset Engagement In Ocean City, NJ This engagement session is an extra special one for the Magdalena Studios family because Courtney & Matt are part of it! Courtney is Magi‘s childhood best friend and was the maid of honor at Magi’s wedding last year. Magi will also be Courtney’s maid of honor when […]

couple kissing on beach in ocean city, nj during sunset

Engagements

A Magical Sunset Engagement In Ocean City, NJ

A Magical Sunset Engagement In Ocean City, NJ This engagement session is an extra special one for the Magdalena Studios family because Courtney & Matt are part of it! Courtney is Magi‘s childhood best friend and was the maid of honor at Magi’s wedding last year. Magi will also be Courtney’s maid of honor when […]

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Weddings

A Vibrant, Boho Fall Wedding At The Reeds

A Fall Wedding At The Reeds Katie & Casey’s November wedding at The Reeds at Shelter Haven was truly breathtaking! We know we’ve said it before, but this Stone Harbor wedding venue is one of our all-time favorites. We’ve been lucky enough to photograph quite a few NJ coastal weddings here over the past few […]

Weddings

A Boho Tropical Wedding at Akiin Beach Club in Tulum, Mexico | Magdalena Studios

As Seen On The Front Page of Style Me Pretty & on Mod Weddings When Claudia and Richard connected with us through a mutual friend (the amazing Cecile Davis!), I was so excited about the opportunity to photograph a destination wedding in Tulum. Fortunately, I had already been there once this past year with a group […]

Weddings

A Boho Tropical Wedding at Akiin Beach Club in Tulum, Mexico | Magdalena Studios

As Seen On The Front Page of Style Me Pretty & on Mod Weddings When Claudia and Richard connected with us through a mutual friend (the amazing Cecile Davis!), I was so excited about the opportunity to photograph a destination wedding in Tulum. Fortunately, I had already been there once this past year with a group […]

Editorial

Midwestern Boho Cactus Greenhouse Inspiration at a Fairmount Park Horticulture Center Wedding, Philadelphia | Magdalena Studios

As Seen On Ruffled Blog & Mod Wedding Clover Event Co. & Magdalena Photography partnered together to design this wedding at the Fairmount Park Horticulture Center in Philadelphia. Drawing from the natural elements of the greenhouse, they designed the shoot around a palette of natural tans that were brought in through rattan elements, and accented it […]

Weddings

Elegant and Romantic Film Wedding Photographer at The Ashford Estate

Ashford Estate Film Wedding Photographer Melisa and Jon’s Ashford Estate wedding exuded every bit of elegance, class and royal wedding vibes. Ashford Estate is a gorgeous wedding venue in New Jersey, and is one of the Weddings of Distinction, NJ venues. The Weddings of Distinction team as well as MerriMakers caterers always do an absolutely […]

Weddings

Elegant and Romantic Film Wedding Photographer at The Ashford Estate

Ashford Estate Film Wedding Photographer Melisa and Jon’s Ashford Estate wedding exuded every bit of elegance, class and royal wedding vibes. Ashford Estate is a gorgeous wedding venue in New Jersey, and is one of the Weddings of Distinction, NJ venues. The Weddings of Distinction team as well as MerriMakers caterers always do an absolutely […]

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Engagements

An Elegant & Romantic Philadelphia Engagement Session With Puppy

An Elegant & Romantic Philadelphia Engagement Session With Puppy! Dani & Alec’s winter engagement session in Philadelphia is one of our favorites! They are such a sweet couple and a dream to photograph. Dani is a doctor and blogger (is that not the coolest?!), you can check out her blog here! The couple had just […]

Bridal Resources

10 Questions To Consider When Choosing Your Wedding Photographer

There’s so much weight in choosing your wedding photographer! These 10 questions to consider help to guide what you should look for in a photographer. Choosing the right photographer can truly make your day so much more special.

Bridal Resources

10 Questions To Consider When Choosing Your Wedding Photographer

There’s so much weight in choosing your wedding photographer! These 10 questions to consider help to guide what you should look for in a photographer. Choosing the right photographer can truly make your day so much more special.

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