Moments Remembered

Lifestyle Portrait Sessions

Lifestyle sessions are perfect for any occasion - from family sessions to newborns and maternity photos, We often work with many past (and new!) clients to document all of the beautiful milestones in your family's life. Our lifestyle genre of photography aims to authentically document through story-telling imagery. We will guide you in a way that lets us capture those genuine and joyful moments. We aim to have fun, relaxed, and stress-free sessions to create a comfortable and candid atmosphere that will allow us to capture meaningful, emotive photography.

Looking to capture your family while on vacation at the Jersey Shore? We are South Jersey Shore lifestyle photographers specializing in candid lifestyle beach family photography, and we'd love to capture your family anywhere from Ocean City to Cape May in the summer! Magi is from Ocean City, NJ and went to Ocean City High School, so beach photoshoots are engrained in us!

Beach portraits in Ocean City (or in any beach town!) are a great way to preserve your vacation memories. We always make your beach portrait session fun, relaxed, and stress free. These photos taken in Ocean City, New Jersey will give you an idea of the type of photographs you can expect from your beach portrait session. Are you celebrating a birthday, special anniversary or just having a family reunion? We love to capture multigenerational family portraits, too.

We only book one family per day, so you will never be rushed, and there is no limit to the number of shots we will take. We have plenty of suggestions and are happy to help you decide what to wear for your family beach portraits. While we have our favorite spots, we will travel to any location on the beaches of South Jersey. Contact us to see if a date during your stay is available!

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So, what's next?


Let's Chat Details


After you shoot us an email saying hello, we'll send you over our pricing and information. Both our associate team and Magdalena is available for family sessions with a ride range of availability! Once we decide on a date and location, we'll send you an appointment booking link with details, tips and outfit advice.

We recommend booking your session three months in advance for the summer, since it can be so busy!

Make It Official


When you're ready to secure your date with us, we'll send a link for your session time. Through that link, you can pay for your session. We also take payments via Venmo and check. Once you're booked, you're all set on our end and we're happy to help with details such as coordinating family outfits, locations, and the best time of day to shoot! You can sit back and relax knowing you're session date is reserved on our end :) 

Your Session Experience


On your session date, you should prepare to be a few minutes early so we can start right on time! We calculate our session start dates based on the sunset time so we have the perfect amount of sunlight and can coordinate it with golden hour. We approach all of our sessions with a laidback, lifestyle approach and love to capture candid, natural photos of you and your family by directing you to have fun and be yourselves. 

Your Photos Delivered!


Approximately 3-4 weeks after your session date, your hi-res images will be delivered via online gallery to your email address. In your online gallery, you can download, share, and print any and all of the images your heart desires. We offer high quality products through our professional print lab that is calibrated with our studio for the best prints, canvases, and more. We also offer custom-design heirloom leather albums as well! 

"We've had a lot experience with photographers for our family photos over the years, and I have to say this was one of our best, if not the best yet. I highly recommend Magi and her team."



One of my favorite things about working with Magdalena Studios is their ability to connect with the people they're capturing... they make the sessions fun and relaxed, which comes through in the photos. We always get tons of compliments on our beautiful photos!