CAPTURING YOU IN YOUR CREATIVE SPACES AND PLACES.
I have created an Amazon Styling Essentials List as a checklist for some of my favorite pieces that I love to incorporate into different spaces.
Interior Education with Tori Sikkema, Interior | Brand Photographer Location, location, location! Finding the perfect location is critical to preparing for an interior or brand photoshoot. The location sets the tone for your brand. If you are shooting an interior project, you don’t have a choice in location, so styling in a cohesive way will […]
Interior Education with Tori Sikkema, Interior | Brand Photographer There are so many purposes for using lines in architecture and interior design to nail your compositions. What is the principle behind using lines in design? Lines can affect every aspect of design: Form Function Style Texture Space Management Architects and designers use the rule of lines […]
Tori Sikkema, Interiors | Brand Photographer Charleston, South Carolina, is a charming Southern city full of natural beauty, architectural wonders, history, and culture. As an interior | brand photographer who attended the University of South Carolina, I love the Southern Influence that has stayed with me and guided my definition of home and community, southern […]
Joanne Marino, owner, The Beach Home Captured by Tori Sikkema, Interiors Photographer When I was vacationing with my family last summer in Lavallette, NJ, a friend and I walked into The Beach Home, where I met Joanne Marino for the first time. My girlfriend used to work for her and recommended I stop in, so […]
Interiors Photographer + Stylist, Tori Sikkema In addition to my ThinkTank camera kit, Tenba Rolling Bag, and all my other gear for photography, I never leave home without my shooting | styling kit. I have added to my list from each photoshoot: from protein balls & hydration to a handheld steamer for organic cotton duvets. These items are essential […]
Console Table Styling As a published interiors photographer in Central NJ and beyond, my clients work with me to help get their designs published. Styling is a huge part of setting the scene. Styling your console table is fun. First, start with dividing your console table into two sections. Place a single lamp on one […]
Interior Design Photography As a branding | interiors photographer + stylist in Central NJ and beyond, my interior designer clients, builders, and architects look to me to guide them on the best practices to styling for publications. Styling for editors and consumers is different from styling and decorating for residential and commercial clients. Having an […]
I know it sounds strange to design your home to maximize positive emotional energy. It may sound like a hippy way to do things, but let’s take a look at today’s world and see why this may not be so “far-out”. Everyone has been confined to their home for a period of time this year […]
"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