Couple in the water on beach during sunset, Cape May

Cape May Lighthouse | Marissa + Joe

Marissa and Joe love the beach. So to celebrate their engagement, we traveled down to Cape May to photograph them near the Cape May Lighthouse. Cape May is at the southernmost tip of New Jersey, where the Delaware Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. Known for its Victorian architecture, whale watching and pristine beaches, it was an easy decision to head towards the Cape May Lighthouse for the best shots of Marissa and Joe.

Built in 1859, the Lighthouse is located at Cape May Point State Park. Nearly 80,000 visitors a year climb the 199 lighthouse steps for its picturesque view from the top. At 157.5 inches tall, you get quite the view from up there! We decided to hang low on this day and enjoy the view of the Cape May Lighthouse from the beach.

Cape May Lighthouse

Couple stands under trees on walkway to Cape May beach

Engaged couple lean against wood railing, cape may beach

Couple walks on boardwalk towards beach

Man lifts woman while kissing her on beach, Cape May Lighthouse in background

Couple in the water on beach during sunset, Cape May

Couple kiss on beach near cape may lighthouse

Marissa and Joe have a fantastic wedding planned for June 2017. We can’t wait to capture the beautiful moments of their day! Stay tuned for their wedding album!

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