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Tori Sikkema, Interiors | Branding Photographer Starting over later in life, finding joy, success, and how you can do this too! Listen to the Brand Lift Podcast here: I’m Tori Sikkema, an interiors and branding photographer who started a successful photography career later in life. In just one year I got my work published in […]
Karen Ann Bulluck, Transcendent Leadership I met up with Karen for her second brand photoshoot at a European Farmhouse in Central NJ to capture images for Karen’s website and social media. Today’s vibe was all about seasonal images that reflected her approach to life. “I believe you were born to live a like of meaning. […]
Tori Sikkema is a Published Interiors | Branding Photographer in Central NJ and beyond. Find your brand ethos, both visually and verbally; Show up on social media with messaging that solves your clients need; Introduce yourself and your design projects | products | services with a professional portfolio of visual marketing images. Brand Ethos What […]
Personal Branding Photography for Creative Entrepreneurs Connecting with your clients is important to building trust. Now that we are meeting with our clients face-to-face, I have some tips on ways to increase your level of engagement: Give your clients something to remember by refining your brand identity Be visible by being the face of your […]
Samantha Angel MacKenzie On a brisk fall morning with the leaves of Central NJ changing and slowly cascading onto the ground, I met up with Samantha at Metta Yoga in Tinton Falls for her personal branding session. Her husband, Jack, whom she had married only weeks ago, escorted her inside with her props and gear […]
AND WHY DO I NEED IT? Have you ever been to someone’s website, blog, Facebook page, or Instagram feed and admired the beautiful images they show of themselves and of their work? That’s branding photography. Branding photography is a collection of professional images of you to tell the story of who you are and what […]
Where are they hiding? Come out, come out wherever you are! Have you wondered where your ideal clients are hiding? If you are like me, I asked how I would attract my ideal client and get bookings for my branding and interiors photography business. I know what all the “experts” were saying on social media: […]
Location, location, location! Choosing a location for your photoshoot is important because it will set the tone for your shoot and impact the look and feel of your photos. Choose locations that are on-brand for your business and don’t be afraid to look for new places that have an atmosphere that can uplevel your brand. […]
Sea Girt, New Jersey I love families that are willing to brave the winter cold with me, then go for hot cocoa with me @driftwood_coffee_house in Spring Lake, New Jersey! Sure, it is cold, but for this family, capturing legacy images of their two daughters and son was so important that we persevered! Sea Girt […]
Jewelry Designer Karry Rosenberg has always loved precious stones and sparkling jewelry; she loves all things glittery. Karry is a dear friend I met four years ago, delivering my son to his first CBA Swim Team practice in Neptune, New Jersey. We were both looking to join a carpool to ease the driving burden and […]
"As a young professional, I was in need of pictures for my LinkedIn and website. Tori helped me develop my personal brand, which allowed us to create images that truly speak to who I am! Working with Tori was so much fun! All pictures came across relaxed and natural."
"Tori is talented, kind and was so much fun to work with. She had so many great ideas of different poses & styles for the pictures and she also let us do anything we wanted as well. Her suggestion of location was awesome for us. Tori provided us with so many photos that we love!"
—The Van Saders
"What a delight it was to work with Tori. She is focused & personable and offers the most cutting edge photo options! All of our proofs were gorgeous! We had so many that we loved to choose from! Great work Tori, Thank you!!"
"She is professional and a talented photographer! Tori is creative and makes suggestions during photo shoot. Tori takes pride in her work. She made me feel relaxed and at ease. Tori is a pleasure to deal with and you will not be disappointed with her work."
“Tori is a storyteller and has the technical ability, eye, and a way to make people feel at ease while photographing them. As a photographer, that is key so the person/people look as natural as can be.”
—Debra L Rothenberg, Independent Photography Professional/Author/Speaker
"Tori takes the time to understand your business and the message you want to convey with your branding and photos. She is professional and conscientious. She captured my products beautifully."
— Ellen Karcher, Pleasant Valley Lavender