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June 10, 2022

summer backyard microwedding

Summer Backyard Microwedding in Long Branch, NJ | NJ Photographer

SUMMER BACKYARD MICROWEDDING IN LONG BRANCH, NJ

Michelle and Tom are one of most adventurous and outgoing couples ever, and yet when you see them together and ask them about each other you’ll quickly learn that for these two there’s really no place like home, and home to them is each other! They have adventured all around the country and made some of the most incredible memories together. They are one of those couples that love each other endlessly and are truly soul mates! I couldn’t wait for their summer backyard microwedding in Long Branch!

 Michelle and Tom went through the wringer while planning their wedding. Their venue cancelled all 2021 weddings and so they had to start from the ground-up and decide what they wanted their wedding to look like. They cut their guest list and ended up landing on having an intimate backyard microwedding at Tom’s parents’ home in Long Branch, New Jersey.

Because of this, they were really able to put the focus on them and their closest crew! Everyone invited was a dear friend or family member. Tom’s dad even had the honor of marrying them! From their first look to their first dance, every single moment of their special day was laced in love and admiration for each other. Michelle and Tom celebrated the most important day together as a couple with those that they loved most. It was special, intentional, intimate, and so full of joy and love.

VENDOR DREAM TEAM

FLORIST | The Flower Bar

CATERING | Harvest Catering

HMUA | Prostyled Bride, Gina Ritacco Makeup

GOWN | Lillian West

BRIDESMAIDS DRESSES | Jenny Yoo from Bella Bridesmaids

NEW JERSEY WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

Rebecca Renner Photography is a New Jersey based wedding photographer for quirky, best friends in love who love their pets, a good drink, and all things artsy. She captures joyful moments with unposed prompts with a moody, true-to-life flair. Rebecca Renner Photography also offers destination and elopement photography for those ready to ditch traditional wedding plans. Sound like a plan? Let’s do this! Get in touch here! Want to see more weddings by Rebecca? Check out the galleries + past blog posts!

SUMMER BACKYARD MICROWEDDING

If you LOVED this summer backyard microwedding, be sure to follow along on all my wedding adventures on Instagram!

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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!

"Speechless."

- 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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