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  • Writer's pictureSophisticated Weddings


An Excerpt From The 2018 Feature:

Emily and Reece’s Park Château wedding isn’t until September. But this summer photographer Vanessa Joy, of Vanessa Joy Photography, took the gorgeous bride and groom to be down to Spring Lake Beach at the Jersey shore for a dramatic, picturesque engagement session... near Monmouth University, where Emily and Reece met.

As Vanessa points out, there was another player involved with this shoot: “Emily’s mom, Fran, is a wonderful mother-of-the-bride. She was super helpful with the planning process. We knew we wanted a beach scene ending in an epic sunset.

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