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I love a couple who’s a good sport and can roll with the punches, and that’s what my future bride and groom, Stephanie and Stuart, are. When we had their engagement photo session at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, N.J., recently, it was windy, very windy. There were tourists and kids. Lots of them. […]

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  • StephanieAugust 13, 2011 - 1:53 am

    What an amazing day, and what an amazing photographer! Thank you Reena, these are beautiful 🙂ReplyCancel

I was commissioned to photograph a theatrical concert at the Hope Center for the Visual and Performing Arts  in Jersey City, N.J., on July 23, 2011. Dramatic lighting and performances made for dramatic images.

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  • Leticia Custodio De la CruzAugust 10, 2011 - 12:31 am

    THIS PICTURES ARE SO AMAZING! wow God bless your talent! =o)ReplyCancel

  • Joanne DelgadoAugust 10, 2011 - 10:29 am

    Sammy this is so awesome! Luv you cuz! You proud of you!!!! May God continue to use you for his glory!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Greissy PantaleonAugust 10, 2011 - 12:44 pm

    awesome pics !ReplyCancel

  • TrishSAugust 10, 2011 - 4:50 pm

    Outstanding photography!ReplyCancel

  • Marvin CruzAugust 10, 2011 - 8:12 pm

    Wow Sammy it looks very good wish i could of been there.GBU keep up the good work for the Lord.ReplyCancel

  • Margie MoralesAugust 11, 2011 - 2:11 pm

    Amazing pictures of an amazing event — There’s another performance coming up in October so get your tickets now!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Marisol RiveraAugust 12, 2011 - 2:31 pm

    Amazing pictures! Concert was out of this world! Can’t wait to see how much more God is going to do through Pastor Sam! Soooo Exciting!!ReplyCancel

  • samuel bucknerAugust 17, 2011 - 10:54 am

    awesome,can you keep me updated on all of your concerts.thanks.ReplyCancel

  • Judith ManigaultAugust 25, 2011 - 8:41 am

    Gorgeous Pics! God Bless.ReplyCancel

  • Mrs. JeanneAugust 28, 2011 - 5:08 pm

    history in the making!!ReplyCancel

  • Kenneth R. MorefieldOctober 24, 2011 - 12:05 pm

    These are some very nice photos of the event. You really captured the look and feel of it. Good work.ReplyCancel

Just found out today that this photo is a third place winner in the National Press Photographers Association’s Region 3 Monthly Clip Contest for May 2011.

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  • JoanAugust 7, 2011 - 1:08 pm

    I think it’s terrible that Jersey City students from Hudson County community college did not have their graduation in Jersey City! Why go all the way to out of town for the ceremony???ReplyCancel

My hubby, Max, and I photographed Susan and Victor’s wedding at The Manor in West Orange, N.J., on July 9, 2011. Here are some of my favorite images from their unforgettable and fun-filled day. Congratulations to you both! A kind note from the sweet couple: Hi Reena and Max!! Just returned from our honeymoon a […]

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  • Judy RahnAugust 7, 2011 - 8:26 pm

    These are some of the best wedding pictures I have ever seen.ReplyCancel

    • ReenaSeptember 16, 2011 - 7:08 pm

      Thank you, Judy!ReplyCancel

  • DylanSeptember 16, 2011 - 6:55 pm

    Reena! These photos are amazing! You’re the best!!!ReplyCancel

    • ReenaSeptember 16, 2011 - 7:08 pm

      Thanks, Dylan!ReplyCancel

I had the honor of photographing the wedding of my friend and fellow photojournalist, the very talented Max Orenstein, to the beautiful and smart Sarah Goodis. Max also photographs weddings and is a video producer with AOL. Here are a few of my favorite images all shot at the Congregation B’nai Jeshurun in New York […]

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I had the honor of photographing the wedding of my former co-worker, Angela Daidone’s, son. Here, are some of my favorite images from Phyllis and Louis’ nuptials at Woodcliff Manor in Woodcliff Lake, N.J., on July 1, 2011. Congratulations and thank you for allowing me to be part of your special day!

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JERSEY CITY, N.J., JUNE 27, 2011 — Dr. Ronald E. McNair Academic High School graduation. (Reena Rose Sibayan/The Jersey Journal) More photos: 2011 McNair Academic High School Graduation

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  • KatJune 28, 2011 - 3:36 pm

    Hey Rena! nice shots. I saw your ‘Hi Mom!’ photo on nppa’s monthly contest. great picture!ReplyCancel

    • ReenaJune 28, 2011 - 3:57 pm

      Very kind of you to say so, Kat. Thank you!ReplyCancel

JERSEY CITY, N.J., JUNE 23, 2011 — Maria Iraheta, 69, and her husband, Jose, 72, renewed their wedding vows during a ceremony at the Advanced Adult Daycare Center on Morton Place organized by the director of recreation, Brunella Belfiore. The couple has been married 54 years, but the center threw them a golden anniversary celebration […]

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NEW YORK CITY, JUNE 14, 2011 — The High Line park recently opened it’s second section adding ten blocks, from W. 20th Street to W. 30th Street along Tenth Avenue, doubling its length. It’s built on what was an elevated railroad track. The first section–from Gansevoort Street to W. 20th Street–opened in 2009. Below are […]

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JERSEY CITY, N.J., JUNE 21, 2011 — Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman announced at Liberty State Park he is seeking the 2012 Republican nomination for president, the same place Ronald Reagan–his former boss–chose three decades ago. Huntsman is also President Barack Obama’s former ambassador to China. (Reena Rose Sibayan/The Jersey Journal) Read the story from […]

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Rain fell during Cherie and John’s outdoor wedding ceremony at the Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, N.J., on May 7, 2011, but that didn’t stop this couple from saying “I do” and enjoying the rest of their day. Besides, isn’t rain on one’s wedding day supposed to be a sign of good luck? On top […]

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