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Autumn Forest Bridals in New Jersey

I had the honor of getting to capture my husband's cousin's wedding - in New Jersey! I have never been to that side of the country before, and it was so neat to experience it all! Taylor and Lewis had a stunning intimate wedding at Cupsaw Lake Clubhouse in Ringwood, New Jersey. We took the most gorgeous fall bridals ever - even though it was in December. Crazy right? It hadn't quite snowed yet so we got the gorgeous autumn colors and fallen leaves in the forest - perfect for their first look and bridals!


Let's talk about some of their gorgeous details!

first look in the forest in the fall

Neutral Toned Wedding Bouquet

Can we talk about how simple yet stunning this bouquet is?! This neutral toned wedding bouquet matched the scenery around their venue so perfectly! The little pops of delicate green leaves helped make this bouquet look so whimsical and soft - matching the overall theme of their intimate wedding to a T!

neutral toned wedding bouquet


Taylor's Classic and Elegant Wedding Gown

You can never go wrong with wearing a classic wedding gown. This gown fit Taylor's form so beautifully, and this gown didn't have any lace, sparkle, or tulle. Less can definitely be more, and it was for sure in this case! Classic wedding gowns are such a vibe, I just love how the side sleeves fold over the top of the gown, creating a beautiful neckline.


For tips on picking the best wedding dress for your elopement or bridal session, check out this blog post!

classic wedding gown

Lewis' Brown Wedding Suit

I absolutely love it when grooms wear a non-traditional wedding suit color. His suit matched the scenery so well! Compared to a black or a dark blue suit, it would have totally changed how these photos look. Choosing outfits that harmonize or match the theme with your location/venue make the final gallery of photos look super cohesive!

brown wedding suits for men

First Look in a Fall Forest

You never would have guessed that these photos were taken behind a basketball court and in between houses, right? That's what I love about these, is that it looks like we are deep in the woods near a body of water, but really it's just outside the venue in a cluster of trees. But in reality it looks like they are in the middle of an enchanted fall forest!

bridals in the forest


New Jersey Autumn Bridals Inspiration

first look in an autumn forest

first look in an autumn forest

first look in an autumn forest

first look in an autumn forest

first look in an autumn forest

first look in an autumn forest

first look in an autumn forest

first look in an autumn forest

black and white wedding candid

autumn bridals in a forest

autumn bridals in a forest

autumn bridals in a forest

autumn bridals in a forest

autumn bridals in a forest

up close ring photo with flower bouquet

flower bouquet detail shot

autumn bridals in a forest

fall wedding flowers

autumn wedding flowers

brown and tan wedding flowers

autumn bridals in a forest

autumn bridals in a forest

autumn bridals in a forest

autumn bridals in a forest

autumn bridals in a forest

autumn bridals in a forest

autumn bridals in a forest

autumn bridals in a forest

autumn bridals in a forest

autumn bridals in a forest

bridal details fall wedding

autumn wedding bouquet

autumn bridals in a forest

cupsaw lake new jersey wedding

bridal details for fall wedding

autumn bridals in a forest

Traveling Elopement Photographer

Even though I'm based in North Idaho, I love getting to travel and explore new places for photos! I was so thrilled to fly over to New Jersey for these gorgeous Autumn forest bridals. Whether you want elopement photos done on the west coast or the east coast, contact me for your elopement where ever it is here!

traveling elopement photographer

Fall Photo Session Inspiration

If you can't get enough of all this fall session goodness, here's some more blog posts to check out that were taken in the fall, perfect for more fall photo session inspiration!

- Forest Elopement in Sandpoint, ID

- Camping Themed Engagements

- Fairytale Forest Bridals

- Cozy Fall Engagement Photos


autumn bridals in new jersey


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