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!
Ahhh, these two love birds reached out in hopes of having a session that felt more casual, laid back, fun, and care free than the photos they’ve taken in the past. I was so humbled and glad that Mariam found my work and saw those qualities in what I do! Mariam and Joe met back at the first college they both attended, and when Joe decided to head to a new school, Mariam joined him! Over the last few year, their love has grown tremendously, and I am so lucky to have seen it first hand. They are the giggliest, cutest couples ever and they just couldn’t help but make each other smile. It was so infectious, I was cracking up and smiling their entire sash along with them!
Joe went ALL out for this proposal! On a trip to Paris, he asked for Mariam’s hand in marriage in front of the Eiffel Tower! There was a professional photographer snapping away to capture such a special moment for them (good thinking, Joe!) Mariam told me that Joe was in a nice suit and she was in a fancy red dress, so the formal photos were classy and elegant at such an iconic site! Although they adore those photos and memories, they knew that they wanted to send out save the dates for their wedding day that felt super fun and much more casual! It’s totally up to YOU when it comes to your session – you don’t have to do what you’ve seen everyone else do. Some of my favorite photos from this session are where Mariam and Joe and in casual clothes and jumping all over each other in an overgrown field! No need to go with the classic formal photos if that’s not your style or if you just want something that feels much more like your everyday selves!
We adventured around Cross Estate Gardens, which is actually super close to where Mariam and Joe live, but they had no idea about it beforehand! Now they have a fun new place to walk around with their pup, Leo, when they’re in need of a little nature! It was super important to me to keep these two running around, laughing with each other, and showing off their love in the sweetest way, and they rocked it! From their adorable outfits to the way they fall into one another so easily, this evening actually felt much more like a fun date night (with me as a casual third wheel hahah) full of kisses and champagne toasts. It was such a blast. Mariam and Joe, thank you both for being up for all of the crazy lifts and spins – you made them look effortless and dreamy! I am sooo obsessed with the early fall golden glow we captured, and your love made it just that much more amazing! Such a perfect day with an unbelievably joyful and kind couple. Love you both! xoxo
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