Engagement Session - Manhattan College - Bronx, NY

By Shannon Mulligan, Posted in Couple Photography

LOVE!There was sooo much love during this amazing engagement session in the Bronx a few weeks back. Jessica is from my town so it was so great to work with a local gal as she starts a new chapter in her life, with her super cute fiance Chris. Jessica and Chris got engaged in Germany during Oktoberfest in early October! How exciting!   Jessica had so many awesome ideas for this engagement session. We started off at the couples alma mater Manhattan College, then we headed over to Van Cortlandt... read more.

Patricia and Bartolo - Couples Photographer - Jersey City, New Jersey

By Shannon Mulligan, Posted in Couple Photography

Well, well, well....not much can go wrong when you have an AMAZING backdrop for a couples session! I was so excited when we choose Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey for our session location. Patricia and Bartolo came from Staten Island so it was kind of mid-point for both of us and what a romantic location it was!    The session started with a crystal blue sky and the sun shining on the most beautiful skyline in the world. We did some casual photos at first to get them nice a... read more.

Engagement Beach Session - Lavallette, New Jersey

By Shannon Mulligan, Posted in Couple Photography

Spare of the moment situations sometimes turn out PERFECT! Last week I posted a blog on an extended family session I held down in Lavallette, New Jersey. This lovely couple was part of the session but I had just found out they were recently engaged. So what did we do...we held a mini engagement session on the beach!Skyler and Angelina were up for anything! We took some causal fun pictures by the dunes and then we headed down to the water! They danced around, kissed and hugged, and just had a really great ti... read more.

Eva & Hector - Morristown, New Jersey

By Shannon Mulligan, Posted in Couple Photography

What a sweet, sweet couple. Hector was home on leave for the long weekend so they took full advantage of some down time and booked a couples session. I absolutely love that Hector was in his dress blues for the whole session, a first for me to photographing a US Marine. We had a lot of fun exploring Frelinghuysen Arboretum in Morristown, New Jersey.    It didn't take long for Eva and Hector to get use to the camera....within no time they were laughing and joking around with one another!... read more.

Amanda and Dan - Engagement Session - Clifton, New Jersey

By Shannon Mulligan, Posted in Couple Photography

Engagements and Castles...can't ask for much more. Last weekend I met Amanda and Dan at Lambert's Castle in Clifton, New Jersey, and this was the perfect backdrop for this loving couple. With less than a year left until the big day, this engagement session was great practice for them! We had a beautiful, clear night, so I knew this session would go off without a hitch!    We were greeted by a few bridal parties and many high school seniors heading to prom...so we just took our time and w... read more.

The Harrison Family - Family Photographer - Fredon, NJ

By Shannon Mulligan, Posted in Child Photography, Couple Photography, Family Photography

This is one of my FAVORITE families!I met Alan about eleven years ago when we worked at a local steakhouse together. Just three years after meeting him, he wanted a change of pace and moved out to San Diego; and has been there ever since. I love the fact that we’ve kept in touch for so many years and get to see each other once or twice a year. His wife Jessica and his two beautiful children complete this amazing family. I was so happy that while on their last visit home to New Jersey; he asked if I wo... read more.

Laurita Winery – Couples Photo Shoot – New Egypt, NJ

By Shannon Mulligan, Posted in Couple Photography

A day at the winery with beautiful couples; what more could I have asked for. As many of you know, Something Social and I were planning a stylized shoot at a winery last weekend but because of the weather; we had to cancel. But that did not stop us from going out this weekend and capturing the love of a few couples while celebrating a friend’s 30th birthday (HAPPY BIRTHDAY KIM!!)Laurita Winery is located in New Egypt, New Jersey and this  beautiful winery has huge windows overlooking the acres of... read more.

Mom and Dad - Aruba

By Shannon Mulligan, Posted in Couple Photography, Travels and Adventures

Meet my Mom and Dad! This past week; we were in Sunny Aruba and I did a sunset photo shoot for my parents who have been married for 39 years this past March! We were on a six day vacation of relaxation, fun, and lots of sun! We had such a wonderful trip. Photo shoots are not just for babies and newly engaged couples; they can be for anyone at any age!My parents were such good sports about me wanting to do a photo session for them on the beaches of the crystal blue waters of Aruba.Here’s too many more... read more.

Lindsey & Craig - Engagement - Montclair, NJ

By Shannon Mulligan, Posted in Couple Photography

What an adorable couple…Lindsey and Craig. Both originally from Clifton NJ, this couple just recently got engaged after dating for 7+ years. They grew up only a few miles apart from one another…who would have thought they’d spend the rest of their lives together. We set out on a windy/chilly March morning to Montclair, NJ to capture their love for one another with an engagement shoot. The couple wanted an urban feel to their shoot; nothing to fancy or frilly and I think we nailed it. We... read more.

Jan & Chris – Hoboken, NJ

By Shannon Mulligan, Posted in Couple Photography

Well this couple sure is in love-what a great day we had on Pier A in Hoboken, NJ. The couple had their first date in Hoboken, NJ so what better place to have a {Love} session. We met at the W Hotel and made our way to the waterfront. The New York City Skyline was unbelievable-it was such a clear day! It was a perfect back drop for this couple. We ended our session with a walk along Frank Sinatra Drive! These two are definitely head-over-heels in LOVE with one another!... read more.