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I'm Tori, a portrait and wedding photographer based in central New Jersey. Thank you for visiting my little corner of the internet; I'm so happy you're here. Come check out the full galleries from recent weddings and portrait sessions, behind the scenes, personal posts, helpful tips and more. Please feel free to take a look, and let me know if there is anything special you'd love to see in a future post. I hope to hear from you soon!

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Tips for Making Your Wedding Day Unique and Nontraditional

First things first, I want to say that I adore all weddings and none of the content below is to knock a more typical wedding day. The structure of a wedding day WORKS and that’s why it has stuck for so many years! However, I know so many couples who just get so dang stressed […]

Education

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Spring Boho Rosedale Park Engagement Session, NJ | Julie & Bryan

Their Session: Rosedale Park, Pennington, NJ I cannot even explain how exciting it was to be back photographing my first session since the COVID crisis began! I honestly felt like I was on fire and so in my element the whole time – my energy and excitement were soaring despite having to shoot in a […]

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Couples in Love

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Spring University of Delaware Session, Newark, DE | Katherine & Brady

Their Session: University of Delaware It was so fun getting to head back to UD for Katherine and Brady’s session! The last time I was there, I got to photograph some of my best friends for their graduation! I met Katherine in high school, and it was SUCH an honor to capture her grad photos […]

Portraits, Seniors

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Inclusive LGBTQ+ Copy Tips for Your Website

If you’re looking to open your business up to all types of couples, you may want to consider fine-tuning the copy on your website, in your emails, on your social media, and in your contracts and questionnaires! Language is so important and can really make or break an interaction you have with a couple! There […]

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Your Engagement Session and Wedding Heirloom Album Options

When it comes to what to do with your engagement session and wedding day images, it’s a no brainer that these gorgeous images should be printed in some way! I am here to guide you through all of your options from prints and canvases to stunning heirloom albums that will be passed down from generation […]

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The Perks of Sunset Portraits on Your Wedding Day

If you’ve talked to any photographer, you probably know that most of us are suckers for that golden hour light! I mean, who isn’t really?! Not only is it STUNNING in photos when you have a dreamy golden sunset, but there are so many other amazing reasons why carving out some intentional time for sunset […]

Tori Kelner Photography Golden Hour Sunset Photos

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TKP’s Stance on Inclusivity & Gay Marriage in the Wedding Industry

If you stand for something and stay quiet, you’re allowing what you believe in to stay unheard and unchanged. I am only one voice but I can be one MORE voice that is needed in this industry. Here’s something I’ve always felt and will forever stand by but realized I never formalized it into words: […]

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Choosing a Small Business Photographer VS a Big Photography Company

I recently had an incredible couple who decided to cancel their contract with a larger photography company and hire me for their big day instead. I was literally speechless that someone would make such a drastic change just a few months before their wedding because it felt RIGHT to them. EVERYTHING my amazing bride was […]

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Should You Hire a Wedding Planner for your Big Day?

In my experience, it seems like most couples are either all IN for having a wedding planner or all OUT! There’s usually less of a middle ground when it comes to wanting to hire a planner, but I personally think hiring a wedding planner is invaluable! However, I also don’t think they’re right for every […]

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Mentoring Session Opportunities with Tori Kelner Photography

When I first started my business… I remember how valuable it was to have someone in my corner, guiding me. It was so important to have someone who I could go to with questions, even if they felt silly and small, and know that I could trust them to always give me a helpful response. […]

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