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March 25, 2021

intimate cape may beach wedding

Intimate Cape May Beach Wedding | NJ Wedding Photographer

“Are you gonna buy me a drink or what?!” These were Laura’s first words to Mike when they met at the Wild Wild West bar in Atlantic City. What they didn’t realize at the time was they were saying hello to their future spouse, and their night at the bar made a lasting impression on one another. At the time, Laura was living in NYC, and Mike was living in Pittsburgh. Mike came all the way to NYC for one of their first dates, and the rest is history. Their intimate Cape May beach wedding is a favorite from the 2020 season!

A fellow photographer and dear friend of Laura’s introduced us, and I was SO ecstatic to be the one capturing their day! Like so many others, Mike and Laura fell victims to the pandemic that’s plaguing the world. Determined and yearning, the two were eager to take up the gauntlet to make that monumental day happen. After countless changes ranging from consolidating the guest list to altering the venue, Laura + Mike decided on an intimate Cape May beach wedding with a dinner party. I remember laughing on the phone with them when they told me they never wanted to get married on the beach. However, it suddenly made the most sense. Cape May is one of their favorite beaches to visit in New Jersey, and just holds that much more meaning to them now.

Their joyous day began with them getting ready in a condo by the beach. They had a beautiful ceremony on the Pittsburgh Avenue beach, a little tribute to the city they now call home. One of their new plans was a rolling happy hour on a Cape May trolley, which I am forever loving! Their intimate Cape May beach wedding is one of the most unique weddings I’ve had the delectation of photographing. Even with the setbacks, they had a celebration with their closest friends and family on a beautiful summer day.

Thereafter we explored Cape May for their photos, they enjoyed dinner at The Inn of Cape May. We ran out to the beach at sunset for one last set of portraits before the night ended. Overall, it really couldn’t have been more splendid, and the love was palpable from start to finish. I truly can’t get enough of their day and would happily relive it over and over again! A big congrats to Mr. + Mrs. Miller!!

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- Rebecca + Clayton

Rebecca somehow made us both relaxed and produced absolute magic! She instructed us while still making the photos look candid, reliably captured our "good sides," and brought her unique eye for lighting and settings (pro tip: do whatever she says even if it seems funny or in a different location; it will look utterly amazing). Photos can be an investment and I'm glad we did the research and found the perfect photographer for us.

"The best (esp if you're awkward in photos)"

- Lauren + Hunter

I can't even put into words how amazing Rebecca is. We knew from the moment our engagement photos began that we made the right choice. She is so professional, charismatic, and excited to be a part of your big day.  I would recommend her over and over again!


- Bianca + Kyle

Rebecca was such a joy to work with, our experience with her was absolute perfection from beginning to end! Even from our first conversation, I could tell that she genuinely cares about getting to know her clients and what they prioritize and want to capture on the big day. She was always so responsive and available by phone or email, communication was a total breeze. Rebecca is not only incredibly talented, but a wonderful human being, and we loved working with her. I wholeheartedly recommend her to all future brides!

"Rebecca was a dream!"

- Casey + Kofi

It was truly a pleasure working with Rebecca. She is so sweet and easy to work with, we felt so relaxed and comfortable throughout the entire process. Communication is timely, prices are reasonable. She listened to us and did such a perfect job capturing every moment on our special day. And most importantly - the pictures turned out ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!!!!! I can't recommend her enough.

"Love love love Rebecca!"

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