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JESSA'S JOURNAL

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I was so inspired by Melissa & Bryan’s laid back but elevated approach to their wedding day. From the agate details to the lush bouquets, this wedding day was so fun to photograph. Windows on the water is a venue that is right down the road from my house, and to photograph these two getting […]

A Windows on the Water Wedding with Melissa & Bryan

Feb 28, 2019

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Lindsey and Adam planned the most intimate wedding day in September at Natirar Mansion in New Jersey. Opting for a small ceremony and dinner with their families by their side… after witnessing this wedding day I can say that micro-weddings have a special place in my heart! Ninety Acres restaurant is simply exquisite and delicious, […]

A Natirar Micro-Wedding with Lindsey & Adam

Feb 20, 2019

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Leigh Ann & Dante hosted their wedding day at the Stillwell Stables in Colts Neck, New Jersey this past October. I love the glow of golden hour when they arrived to their wedding reception at Stillwell Stables and the sweet way these two steal glances at each other every chance they could. A wonderful team […]

A Stillwell Stables Wedding with Leigh Ann & Dante

Feb 5, 2019

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I am thrilled to announce that I am going to photograph one destination wedding for FREE – yes. FREE. I am already dreaming of all the possibilities!! To celebrate my new brand, Jessa Schifilliti, and my shift towards coastal celebrations, I am gifting a wedding day to one sweet couple out there! The Collection is […]

DREAM WEDDING GIVEAWAY 2019

Jan 22, 2019

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What a special day it was at the Mallard Yacht Club. Although the weather called for rain, the mood was truly uplifting and filled with love!

A Mallard Island Yacht Club Wedding With Erin and Geddy

Nov 9, 2018

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Leigh Anne & Dante are such a fun couple! Their personalities show through their photos, and it was a joy capturing their love! We started at Leigh Ann’s family home in Fair Haven which is nestled on the Navesink River. We then made our way down the road to the beach, which has a lot […]

A Sea Bright Engagement with Leigh Anne & Dante

Oct 20, 2018

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Elegance is an understatement with this beautiful wedding day! From Kim’s classic curls and couture gown to Stephen’s black suit and polished shoes, every detail was completely luxurious and special, especially my favorite flower girl moment ever. See more of this day, featured on Style Me Pretty.

A Park Chateau Wedding With Kim & Stephen

Oct 4, 2018

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Military weddings are so romantic, and K&E’s day was no exception! The couple’s kindness and biggest smiles made their day even more beautiful. After a dreamy first look and elegant ceremony, Katherine & Eric entered their reception under a saber arch, a navy tradition! Thanks for letting us capture your day! 

A Montclair Golf Club Wedding With Katherine & Erik

Sep 20, 2018

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K&B’s Bonnet Island Estate wedding is one of my favorites. Katie’s dress, shoes and details proved the beauty in simplicity! I was so happy to be there to capture their love! Photography: Jessa Schifilliti of Love & Light Photographs Venue: Bonnet Island Estate Caterer: Merri Makers Floral Design: Reynolds Garden Shop Cake: The Bake Works Rentals: Rustic […]

A Bonnet Island Estate Wedding With Katie & Bryan

Sep 13, 2018

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