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WELCOME to the Ultimate Edge Blog! I am Nikki and I am a New Jersey based wedding photographer. I hope you grab some coffee and enjoy browsing through my latest work, helpful resources, and getting a little peak into my life! I am so glad you have stopped by and I hope to stay awhile! :) 

Nikki Bantum

September 11, 2021

Megan and Richard are such sweet souls! I love it when I meet with a couple for their engagement session and we just instantly click. It is something about our chats leading up prior to their engagement session that gives me strong vibes that we will be a great git for each other. However, it […]

September 8, 2021

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Meg and Ryan are just the absolute sweetest couple and I am so grateful that they chose me to be their wedding photographer! Meg has one of those smiles that truly is contagious and makes everyone around her smile while Ryan has a warm and welcoming personality.

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August 29, 2021

Hailey and Chris will be getting married at Running Deer Golf Club next year, even though Hailey swore she would never get married on a golf course! But Hailey fell absolutely in love with the ground at Running Deer Golf Club and for good reason too because it is absolutely gorgeous there! The last time […]

August 29, 2021

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Jaclyn and Richard will be getting married at The Grand Hotel of Cape May next year and I seriously cannot wait for their wedding! These two were nothing but fun and an absolutely pleasure to photograph! Jaclyn and Richard played so much during their engagement session making it so much fun to shoot! They literally […]

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August 6, 2021

I have had the honor time and time again to photograph Cassidy and Joe and luckily I am going to continue to have that honor! I have captured couples portraits at Historic Smithville Village, Cassidy‚Äôs Stockton University graduation portraits, their Proposal at Holland Ridge Farms in the sunflower field, and now their engagement session at […]

August 3, 2021

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Olivia and Robert told me that they wanted to have their engagement session at Steven’s University and then venue to the boardwalk for some city skyline shots in Hoboken, New Jerset. I am not much of a city person, I was born and raised in the country and I basically live in the New Jersey […]

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June 30, 2021

Check out this sunny Island Beach State Park engagement session with Corey and Ryan!

June 26, 2021

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Check out Kait and Nick’s Renault Winery Engagement Session!

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June 22, 2021

You do not want to miss out on seeing this gorgeous sunrise Sea Isle City engagement session with Samantha and Joey!

June 18, 2021

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Check out Hannah and Michaels adorable Sayen House and Gardens engagement session!

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June 12, 2021

Check out this gorgeous Sayen House and Gardens engagement session! We had the most perfect weather in June with glowy sun!

June 8, 2021

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We started Julie and Corey’s session at 5:30 in the morning at the Asbury Park Boardwalk on the beach near the jetty with their adorable pup, Ruth. We ventured into the water for a few shots before making our way to the boardwalk near the Asbury Park Convention Hall. Julie and Corey brought a vintage […]

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May 15, 2021

You’ll want to see this! Check out Victoria and Zachary’s Sayen House and Gardens Engagement Session with their pup Mac!

May 7, 2021

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Check out this beautiful Fishermans Cove Spring Lake Engagement Session with Joey-Lynn, Anthony, and their pup!

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May 3, 2021

Oh my gosh, these two are so adorable! Nan and Steve were referred to me by a really good friend of mine, and I am so grateful they chose me to be their wedding photographer! Devine Lake Park in Spring Lake is a beautiful little park that is very close to the beach as well! […]

April 29, 2021

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My couples ask me often for my suggestions on engagement session location ideas. However there are so many locations in New Jersey that I have yet to explore, so I love it when my couples have their own location in mind. This allows me to explore new areas because I love visiting new places that […]

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April 26, 2021

Take a peek at Kristen and Scott’s Barnegat Lighthouse Engagement Session in LBI!

January 12, 2021

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I don’t know what it is, but every time a photographer tries to do a photoshoot for ourselves it always ends up being the crappiest of weather types of days. For our engagement session with Christine Magee Photography, it was raining, extremely overcast, and super humid! Even though the weather was so not in our […]

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January 2, 2021

2020 is a year we can all agree was challenging but there was still so much beauty in all the chaos. It is hard to see the happiness that 2020 did contain, but I promise you it was there! I have compiled a list of the Best of 2020 session where every one of my […]

December 12, 2020

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One of my couple’s, Fliecea and Charles, referred Brittany and Michael to me and I am truly so honored that they did! Brittany and Michael have the type of personalities that just make you feel so warm and welcomed inside. I instantly knew Britt and Mike were my kind of people! We laughed and played […]