A State Full of Options

Engaged and planning a New Jersey engagement session? Here are 10 great locations that capture the wide range of potential New Jersey has to offer.

1. The Mansion at Natirar

Nestled in the heart of Somerset County, Natirar Mansion sets the stage for sophisticated and romantic engagement sessions. The sprawling estate boasts picturesque gardens, grand architecture, and sweeping views.

2. New Jersey Botanical Garden and Skylands Manor

The gorgeous grounds of NJ Botanical Garden and Skylands Manor in Ringwood is the perfect location for an engagement session. With meticulously landscaped gardens, vibrant flora, and the historic architecture of Skylands Manor, the expansive property is a stunning backdrop for a wide variety of portraits.

3. Hoboken

Hoboken, with its urban appeal and panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline, offers a distinctive setting for engagement sessions. Cobblestone streets, waterfront promenades, and the old train terminal create a dynamic canvas for capturing couples in movement and style.

4. Princeton University

Princeton University's historic campus provides a timeless backdrop for engagement sessions filled with style and grandeur. Winding paths, ivy-covered buildings, and classic architecture create an atmosphere of sophistication and elegance.

5. Island Beach State Park

Island Beach State Park offers a private and serene coastal setting for engagement sessions. Miles of pristine beaches and windswept dunes, Island Beach perfectly captures the untouched beauty of the Jersey Shore.

6. Verona Park

Verona Park, with its central lake and picturesque surroundings, provides a tranquil setting for engagement sessions. Couples can meander along tree-lined paths, cross stone bridges, and share quiet moments in this beautifully landscaped park.

7. Point Pleasant

Engagement sessions in Point Pleasant capture the joyous atmosphere of a classic boardwalk. With iconic amusements, lively surroundings, and the vast Atlantic Ocean as a backdrop, couples can utilize the quintessential charm of the Jersey Shore.

8. Sayen Gardens

Nestled in Hamilton Township, Sayen Gardens is an ideal spot for couples who want lush greenery and natural beauty. The thoughtfully tended gardens and meandering pathways make for an abundance of beautiful backdrops.

9. Branch Brook Park in the Spring

During spring, Branch Brook Park in Newark transforms into a breathtaking spectacle of cherry blossoms. The delicate pink petals create an elegant and dreamlike backdrop for engagement sessions.

10. Asbury Park

Asbury Park's bohemian vibes and seaside style offer a unique atmosphere for engagement sessions. From the iconic boardwalk to eclectic street art, couples can immerse themselves in a vibrant, artistic setting.


I hope this list was helpful as you explore locations for your engagement session. New Jersey has so much to offer and I'd love to capture your love in this beautiful state. If my work resonates with you, reach out and we can chat about making some magic together.