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If you’re reading this, I’m guessing someone (probably your hair and/or makeup artists!) is asking you what time your wedding photos will begin, even if your wedding is *next* year! And you’re probably thinking, “Who the heck knows!? Maybe I should ask Mike.” Am I right? Here’s the thing: If I had a dime for […]

What Time Should Your New Jersey Wedding Photographer Arrive On Your Wedding Day?

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Nicole and I go way back – like college way back. We both went to Montclair State University back in the mid 2000’s, and we’ve been friends ever since! I remember talking with Nicole about wedding photography long before Eric even came into the picture. But we’re both so glad he did! And I was […]

The Conservatory at Sussex County Fairgrounds Wedding – Sparta, NJ – Wedding Photographer | Nicole + Eric

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If you’ve been reading our blog posts lately, you already know how important it is that you feel comfortable around your photographer. If you missed the previous posts, here’s the TLDR version:  Your photographer will be capturing you in fairly personal, intimate moments with the people you love most. And it’s pretty hard to let […]

4 Ways You Can Prepare For a First Meeting with Your New Jersey Wedding Photographer

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Your wedding day is a one-time chance to get it right. No do-overs, no retakes. We have this one chance to capture the things you’ve spent months (if not years!) working on and dreaming about. One chance to photograph all of the people who matter most to you. The weight of that is not lost […]

What You Can Expect as a Mike Zawadzki Client – NJ Wedding Photography

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You’ve agreed on a time of year. You’ve finally found a date that works for your family and friends. And you’ve found the perfect New Jersey Wedding Venue to exchange vows. Congratulations! Now it is time to put down a deposit on a wedding photographer, or maybe you’re considering that big photography studio your best […]

6 Things to Consider Before Booking a NJ Wedding Photographer: You get what you pay for. Or do you?

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Over the years, we’ve learned that our job as photographers involves so much more than just taking pictures. It’s also about making you feel comfortable, finding out what makes you laugh, and discovering what angles you’re not a fan of. And we’ve discovered that to feel truly comfortable in front of the camera, you need […]

3 Ways to Prepare For Your NJ Engagement Session

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Even though I am primarily a Wedding Photographer in New Jersey, I sometimes find myself photographing weddings in other states like Pennsylvania. Alison and I met in college, and became fast friends. We even shared a house as roommates with other college friends, about 10 years ago. So it was naturally an honor to photograph […]

Terrain at Styer’s Wedding – Glen Mills, PA Wedding Photographer | Alison + Tim

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When you look back through your wedding album in 20 years, what do you see looking back at you? The question above is one we like to ask when you first inquire. Because if you hire a photographer without asking yourself that one question, your album could be filled with images you aren’t exactly proud […]

6 Questions to Ask Before You Book a Wedding Photographer in New Jersey

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It has been a super long time since I have published a gallery that isn’t a wedding, elopement, or engagement session. I do occasionally take on family, senior, or maternity sessions from past wedding clients who have grown their family, or who have referred me to a family member, or friend. I love portrait photography, […]

Jessica and Tim’s Glowing Sunset Maternity Session at Big Brook Park – Marlboro, NJ – New Jersey Portrait Photographer

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Betsy and Rich were referred to me by my good friends Jen + Steven, who run Fox & Hare Photography. We immediately hit it off, talking about their wedding vision and plans at the very trendy, industrial, and hip Art Factory in Paterson, NJ – which is one of my favorite places to photograph. Visually […]

Betsy and Rich’s Modern Industrial Space Wedding at The Art Factory | Paterson, NJ | New Jersey Wedding Photographer

mike zawadzki photography

is a New Jersey Wedding Photography Studio based out of Livingston, NJ.

take a select number of winter weddings on the Gulf Coast of Florida, and are available for travel world-wide!
info@mikezawadzki.com | 973-941-2940

is a New Jersey Wedding Photography Studio based out of Livingston, NJ. take a select number of winter weddings on the Gulf Coast of Florida, and are available for travel world-wide!
info@mikezawadzki.com | 973-941-2940

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