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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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2019 Portraits – Year in Review

I’ve already shared my 2019 wedding recap post, but people always ask me what the heck I do during the WEEK when I’m not photographing weddings. Wellllll, that’s a loaded question considering I find myself in front of my computer every waking second! Howevaaa, when I’m not at my desk running my business, I’m out […]

Couples in Love, Personal, Portraits, Seniors

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2019 Weddings – Year in Review

2019 was truly a year to remember for me! I am so excited to share this huge wrap up of all of my incredible 2019 couples and weddings in this year in review post! I decided to split up weddings and sessions since it was getting a little wild, so take some time to scroll […]

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10 Tips for Attending Your Next Workshop!

I freaking love getting to be a part of a creative community that continually provides SO much education to one another. Like, so. freaking. much. to the point where I’m constantly on the lookout for the next workshop, conference, online course, and so on the moment I’m home from the last! As I’m gearing up […]

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3 Steps to Starting Your Photography Business!

I will start with the fact that none of this happened overnight. I hope you find comfort in that. Nothing good and worthwhile is going to happen tomorrow (and if it is, tell me your secrets!), it takes time, consistency, and so much dedication. There is back story to everyone’s journey, and mine so didn’t […]

New Jersey Wedding Photographer Tori Kelner Photography

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Coachella Styled Shoot, Branch Brook Park, NJ | Jen Larsen & Samantha Linn

The Styled Shoot: There’s nothing I love more than getting to be creative and do fun things with my amazing vendor friends. I was SO honored that Samantha Linn and Jennifer Larsen asked me to model for Sam’s incredibly creative and fun makeup skills at this awesome Coachella Styled Shoot in Branch Brook Park! It […]

Coachella Inspired Boho Portrait Session Makeup

Personal, Portraits, Styled

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The Heart Behind My Love For Artichokes

If you know me, you know artichokes are my spirit flower (yes, FLOWER)! But I realized I’ve never really shared why they hold so much importance to me. Beyond just being absurdly delicious (dip those leaves in vegan mayo and I’m a happy lil veg), I actually find so much joy in eating them. Ugh, […]

Artichoke Bouquet Florist Flowers New Jersey Wedding Photographer Tori Kelner Photography

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DIY Cinnamon Vanilla Sugar Body Scrub

This is what happens when you realize you can use your camera for more than just pictures of people… I’m officially DIY obsessed. This is a super simple recipe because I’m no Martha Stewart over here. Plus, who doesn’t love easy?! It smells incredible, looks cute and makes for a perfect gift. If only it […]

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How to Prepare for Your Next Photo Session!

Wanting to book a photo shoot can feel really overwhelming before you have much information. Sometimes it’s just hard to know where to start. As much as I will guide you through the process and help plan every little detail, you are still making all of the final outfit, location and styling decisions, and I […]

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What It Means to be Supportive & Why the Heck It Matters

I wanted to take a little time today to talk about support. What it means, how to do it, and just why it matters so much. I know it seems kind of obvious, support is simply being there for someone, but it feels like we’ve lost sight of what that actually means. At least I […]

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