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April 3, 2014

Originally published in The Asbury Park Press, I’m happy to share this on my blog here as well. 🙂 —  I remember being 21 and wanting nothing more than to be married, barefoot and pregnant in front of the stove. At 25, I started Vanessa Joy Photography (www.VanessaJoy.com) and my ideal future was being a successful […]

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December 21, 2013

Say Hello to Penny and her two fur-parents!  I couldn’t get enough of this session and how great it was to photograph a couple with their dog for the holidays.  

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December 15, 2013

Prepare for cuteness overload!  These family photos are bound to make you smile! 🙂

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July 18, 2013

I love it when my former brides contact me for maternity photos and Erin and Mike are expecting! I had so much fun capturing these images highlighting their expected bundle of JOY. 🙂 I can’t wait to meet the little guy – Watch out New York Giants! 🙂

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June 14, 2013

Halaree and Jason are expecting and I couldn’t be more excited for them and their new baby boy! I had so much fun photographing this special time in their lives! I couldn’t get enough of all of the cute props they brought along from the books to the clothes line of onsies! So adorable. Congratulations […]

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