I’m in the business of making family memories.

Montclair, New Jersey photographer Phil Cantor answers why family portraits matter, tips on creating family memories, and how careful planning is crucial.

Veronica gets emotional talking about her daughter’s senior portraits.

“It’s not something you can really put a price on… it’s something that you can’t recapture any other time or place.”

Veronica Motley, Montclair, New Jersey

Francesca and Jack long wanted a portrait of the family.
Finally, everyone was able to get together and it was hilarious and fun:

“These portraits are a visual interpretation of how lucky I am to have this family.”

Francesca Elms, Montclair, NJ

There is no better time than now…the girls were home from school,
so Stephanie grabbed them and took them to the studio for a fun and memorable portrait:

“We had a great time during the shoot, Phil made us very comfortable. This family portrait was very important to us, and I am so glad we did it. I LOVE the photographs!”

Stephanie Pearman, Montclair, NJ

Horsing around while photographing the Jones Family
resulted in nothing but memorable moments on their Morristown farm!

“The photographs are absolutely wonderful. Phil is so easy and fun to work with and pays excellent attention to detail. We were surprised with the moments caught on camera in just ONE day!”

The Jones Family, New Vernon, NJ

Leigh gets ready to open her wedding album for the first time…it’s love at first sight:

“Thank you, thank you, thank you…GORGEOUS!”

Leigh Slaton-Mumford, Maplewood, NJ