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catherine + eric // bradford estate new jersey wedding photographer

Friends, get ready for Catherine + Eric’s perfect, perfect day. This post is filled with so much happiness, love and anticipation, I can hardly stand it. I feel lucky that I get to not only capture these days, but to share in them..


This is Catherine – SO MUCH HAPPY.

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I had to stop myself from stealing their rescue dogs. Because dogs + rescue + PITBULLS = a totally irrational Lauren. I mean, LOOK AT THOSE EYES.

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When even the dog is involved in the first look..

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Oh, Catherine. Your beauty + grace + kindness shines.



Perhaps one of my most favorite moments ever.



Hi Eric! He’s the most gentle, sweet, kindest guy you’ll ever meet.

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Catherine was a goddess walking down the aisle..

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They’re married!!




Portrait time!

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I loved Catherine’s bridesmaids just as much as I thought I would. I had no idea what’s going on in this picture, but every time I see it I laugh again.

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So dapper, gentlemen, so dapper.

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First dance sweetness.

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Oh, this moment. Big props to my second shooter Mackenzie for capturing this + just being fabulous.



And now we party friends!

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And end of night portrait – one of my favorites.



Catherine + Eric, thank you so much for allowing me to capture your beautiful wedding day, for inviting me into your story, for sharing your love with me. xo, Lauren


hainesport, nj

ceremony •  reception venue  •  Bradford Estate //dress  • Brides by Demetrios // bridesmaids dresses • Bill Levkoff // hair & makeup •  La Belle Vie // groomsmen  •  Mens Wearhouse // dj  • Center Stage Entertainment // videographer Martin’s Video // second shooter • Mackenzie Piggott

  • November 16, 2016 - 6:56 pm

    Maike - These images are all super magical, but can I just take a moment and say that I LOVE her hair!!!! I so so so love it. Gorgeous.ReplyCancel

  • November 17, 2016 - 3:22 pm

    Destinee - These images are full of excitement and anticipation, happiness and love. Well done. You captured this day so beautifully!ReplyCancel

  • November 17, 2016 - 4:02 pm

    Jenny - I can almost hear Catherine’s laughter – so much joy in these! Well done, friend!ReplyCancel

  • November 18, 2016 - 5:11 am

    Tina - BEST. WEDDING. EVER! Can I just say…I so wish I was an attendee at this wedding because every image shows the love, the joy, the fun of all those involved! So creative, so perfectly captured! I truly LOVE this post! Absolutely awesome work Lauren! So perfect! Seriously!ReplyCancel

  • November 18, 2016 - 9:54 am

    Nick - Everything looks perfect here!!! Way to go!!!ReplyCancel

  • November 18, 2016 - 6:22 pm

    Natalie - TOTALLY GORGEOUS!! I adore the portraits and I just want to party at this reception!! Amazing job, as always, friend!ReplyCancel

  • November 19, 2016 - 1:30 am

    Chrissy - Lauren, you have such a knack for capturing beautiful, emotional moments, and this wedding is no exception. Perfect in every way!!ReplyCancel

  • November 20, 2016 - 9:23 pm

    Rachel - Lauren, your photography is amazing. The end. I wish you were coming to my workshop instead of the May one!!ReplyCancel

  • November 21, 2016 - 5:14 am

    gisselle - absolutely stunning!! I LOVE LOVE LOVE your work!ReplyCancel

  • November 29, 2016 - 4:08 pm

    Bobbi - OHHHH how I love these!!!! You are nailing those getting ready images! LOVE LOVE LOVE all of their portraits, especially that last one. What a fun day! HIgh fives friend 😀ReplyCancel