Smile! These 10 Bergen County Photographers Take Their Best Shots


So, you didn’t get the perfect family shot when you were on vacation this summer. Unless you count the one where only one kid had their eyes closed or the one that was snapped just before the other kid burst into tears. Now it’s fall and you’ve got to get serious about a family photo. First for your holiday cards and second because it’s not like any of you are getting any younger! The good news for you is that 10 of our favorite super talented photographers in Bergen County have agreed to give Bergen Mama readers special deals and discounts. So book today and capture this fleeting moment in your family history.

La Mar Studio, Ridgewood

Your aesthetic is simple and modern and you want your photos to be the same. Check out the light, airy and elegant family and child photos that are the La Mar signature. Or, if your family is about to welcome a new arrival, consider booking a Fresh 48 session that can be taken at the hospital within the first 48 hours of your sweet baby’s birth. This documentary style of photography is raw and beautiful - full of emotions you don't want to forget. If mama needs to get in on the action, book a social media package ($350 value, Bergen Mama discount applies) that will result in tons of digital images to upgrade all your accounts to be more swoon worthy, cohesive and modern. For more information or to book a session, email Mention Bergen Mama at booking and receive 5 digital images ($285 value) for $250.
















Miho Grant Photography, Ridgewood

Book a mini session or a full family storytelling session and relax, laugh and share stories with your loved ones while Miho snaps photos that capture the true moments and emotions of your unique family story. At the end, you’ll be left with images that are truly meaningful to you and your family. A 20-minute outdoor mini session package (offered only this time of year) includes 5 digital images at a special rate of $350. Mention Bergen Mama and receive a complimentary 8”x 10” print (a $55 value). 



Little Nest Portraits, Ridgewood

The story of your life isn’t told in just one sitting. Which is why Little Nest offers their Heirloom Membership program which allows families to document their special moments throughout the year. This full-service photography studio customizes every client experience, offering in-studio, outdoor, or event sessions to document every phase of family life from newborn to milestones and more. For more information, call 201.670.6378 or email ridgewood@littlenestphoto.comFall/holiday sessions are booking now. Mention Bergen Mama and receive a 20% discount on any session. 

CAM Photography, Clifton and North Caldwell

Photographer/mompreneur Colleen turned her hobby and passion for photographing her own beautiful babies into a thriving business. Known for her elaborate in-studio custom sets for milestones such as newborn & birthday sessions, as well as unique sets both inside and outdoors during holiday season, Colleen creates a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere where you and your loved ones can be yourselves while Colleen captures images of family love that is both unique and extraordinary. Email to book your session now. Mention Bergen Mama at booking and receive $25 off any full session. 

Jennifer Parrello Photography, West Milford

When you’re photographed by Jennifer Parrello Photography, you can be sure that she will capture the essence of your family. She wants to capture that real moment, the genuine smiles, laughter, silliness, and those special moments that can be treasured forever. Your session will be an experience you will enjoy and remember. Limited Edition Holiday sessions include an outdoor session, a pajama session and a studio formal session. For more information or to book a session, visit the website. Mention Bergen Mama at booking and receive a $50 print credit for any newborn or child/family session. Holiday sessions are not included in this offer. 
















Jessie Marrero Photography, Teaneck

Book a session with Maternity & Newborn photographer Jessie and leave your wardrobe at home. She has a wide array of maternity gowns that moms-to-be can choose from on the day of their session which is awesome because picking out the right outfit is sometimes the hardest part. She also provides the clothing, fabric and props for newborn sessions and offers milestone sessions to document all of baby’s firsts. Her work can be seen in Englewood Hospital, Hackensack Hospital and home & Kidz Furniture Gallery and on her Instagram page. For more information or to book a session, please call 917.572.2269. 


Live. Love. laugh Photos by Lena Antamarian, Ridgewood

Sessions with Lena have been described as “magic”. This award winning photographer is known for her personalized and fun approach to family sessions and for creating authentic images by capturing emotions and relationships. Photo shoots can occur in the natural light studio or a location of your choice. Choose from the all-inclusive, budget friendly Simplicity session (45 minutes, 10 images, $1000/weekday session) or the custom Signature sessions (includes in-person wardrobe consultation, in-person design services, and much more, starting at $1000/session). Email to book your session. Mention Bergen Mama when booking and receive a complimentary fine art print valued at $125 with a purchase of any session. 

Eroula Dimitriou Photography, Englewood Cliffs

Family is sometimes complicated but your family photos shouldn’t be. Rou’s photography is uncomplicated, capturing the emotion and activity of a family while also telling a story. Her lightly edited photos capture the essence of her subjects and range from light and airy to moody and edgy. For more information or to book a session, email or call 201.658.0634. New clients who mention Bergen Mama will receive 10% off of their photo shoot and a $50 print credit for any session booked before October 25th. 

Mila Samantha Photography, Tenafly

Shooting outdoors in all seasons is a hallmark of Samantha’s photography. This lifestyle photographer who specializes in photographing children and families has found that children feel the most natural, relaxed and free outdoors which makes for the best photos. Nature is her go-to prop as she encourages the kids she is photographing to be extra silly (and she recommends that parents join in the fun!) Photo shoots can also be arranged indoors and for small events. Micro-mini sessions are scheduled this fall at Lupardi’s Nursery in Closter. Appointments and walk-ins are welcome. Visit the website for dates and details. Fall mini special starts at $180 (expires November 1). Standard sessions start at $375. Email to book your session. Mention Bergen Mama when booking and receive one free 5x7 print of your choice OR $25 credit toward any standard priced sessions booked before December 31, 2018. 

Jean Terman Photography, Franklin Lakes

Put your family photo in the hands of Jean Terman and you will get your story - just the way you pictured it. This award-winning photographer has been in business for over 15 years telling the story of families by putting them at ease, then creating a warm and relaxed atmosphere where kids can be kids and their parents can enjoy them. Jean's images are authentic and real and capture the personality and uniqueness of ther subjects. For more information or to book a session, visit Jean's website

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