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!
How do I wrap up these two and their unbelievably stunning backyard wedding day into a few paragraphs?! Sabrina and Seb have been an absolute dream and joy to work with since minute one. They’ve been so involved, grateful, attentive, and caring throughout the entire process, and every chance I got to chat with them just brightened my day. They are the type of people who give everyone their full love and attention always. I saw it time and time again throughout their wedding day – no matter how many directions they were being pulled in, they were still able to really be there for all of their people.
They created such a dream day to celebrate their love from the many thoughtful details to the music they played and words they spoke at their ceremony. Every part of the day was meaningful and intentional, which I loved so much. From the engraved Mrs. Box for their rings to the velvet green bridesmaid dresses to the Metro Photobooth Bus to their tear-jerker vows and hysterical toasts from friends, every moment was memorable. I’m so glad myself and my team could be there to capture this backyard wedding in PA.
If you’re planning a backyard wedding, you’re going to want to pin these images to Pinterest for inspiration!
These two hold a veryyy special place in my heart because Sabrina shared with me a really special story about how Seb proposed and how I was a part of it! She texted me this message back in February 2018:
“Seb came to visit me and we went to San Diego for the weekend. It’s our favorite place to be. We have our one special spot that is in Windansea Beach, we have this secret little entrance that takes you down to the water but you have to hike down sand, rocks and coves to get to it. So it’s like an adventure for us because we know the end is such a reward with the perfect views. But we also have to help each other along our little hiking obstacles too which is always funny. This time we went and it was cold and windy and the water was up so high we couldn’t do our usual walk. We ended up going as far as we could and found a little cove to stand in and watch the ocean from where the wind wasn’t too strong. As we were watching the ocean and taking some pictures, a couple walked by with a photographer. Seb asked, “what do you think they’re doing?” I said, “Probably taking engagement photos! I feel bad it’s so cloudy for them though” he said, “What do you think our engagement photos will look like?”
At first I jokingly said, “hard style” we both laughed but I said, “I would love them outdoors and of course we both know Tori is taking them.” So I pulled up your Instagram and we were looking at the pictures you’ve posted admiring them all. And he said to me, “you should call her!” And at first I didn’t say anything because I didn’t think anything of it. So he said it again, “no really you should call her!” And I asked why? And turned around. There he was on one knee asking me to be his wife and spend the rest of our lives together. All thanks to you Tori 😘💕 we love you!! And we of course love your work and we would love to finallllly work together!!! We couldn’t imagine anyone but you to be the one to take our photos.”
Sooo, I was a mess when I read that and it’s been such a blast getting to celebrate their love from that moment on!
Sabrina and Seb met on the racetrack! Seb is into the Drifting Motorsport community where he met Sabrina’s brother, Joey! Sabrina was at the track with her brother and one night, Seb was there, too! Sabrina caught Seb’s eye almost immediately without knowing she was Joey’s sister! He just knew he wanted to get to know her. Sabrina got into a race car for a ride around the track and Sebastian made his rounds up and down the starting line. He walked passed her car, and with a starting flag in his hand, he gave her a light hit on the helmet with the wooden end of the flagstick. She couldn’t forget that moment when the cute boy from the racetrack tapped her. For the rest of the night, they didn’t leave each others’ side and it kicked off a beautiful love story! <3
You two make my heart freaking melt over and over! Thank you for being such a powerhouse duo who cares so deeply for others – your love and support over the years has meant the world to me. I’m so grateful to call you both friends and to have been the one to capture your special day. Your love is infectious, and I can’t wait to see where your journey takes you from here! Congratulations, Mr. and Mrs. Dylag!!! Love you both SO crazy much! xo
Obsessed with these two as much as I am?! Come check out their sweet in-home engagement session here!
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Second Photographer | Jennifer Larsen
Photography Assistance | Nina Sheffield
Wedding Planner/Coordinator | La Rue Events
Hair Stylist & Makeup Artist | True Beauty Marks
Rentals | Newtown Party Rentals
DJ | Element1 Entertainment
Photobooth | Metro Photobooth Bus
Videographer | Dylan Henricks Visuals
Invitation Suite | TBD
Dress Designer | Essense Of Australia
Dress Boutique | Hearts for You Bridal
Bride’s Shoes | Badgely Mischka
Perfume | Chanel
Engagement Ring | Gemvara
Groom Shoes | Vans
Cologne | Hawas
Catering | Bzyantium Empire Catering
Dessert | Farm Bakery & Events
Bridesmaid Dress Designer | B2 Bridesmaids by Jasmine
Bridesmaid Dress Boutique | Hearts for You Bridal