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I'M TORI, A NJ INTERIORS &
BRANDING HEADSHOT PHOTOGRAPHER.
CAPTURING YOU IN YOUR
CREATIVE SPACES AND PLACES.
WELCOME!

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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 […]

Playing with lines in your designs and compositions and the importance of nailing it!

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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 […]

The Biggest Thing I Overcame When Starting Over

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Looking to get your interiors design project published? Speak the language of the magazine editors! If you are looking to get your interiors design project published, there is nothing better than making sure you speak the language of the magazine editors. What does this mean? If they are looking to publish for their summer issue, […]

Styling a Home for a Summer Spread

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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 […]

Southern Influence, Charleston, SC

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My Newly Designed Office Space Have you ever day dreamed about the perfect office space only to have it come to life? I have! I know I’ve mentioned once or twice that I am obsessed with all things design, so how could I not design the perfect space for my creativity to come to life? […]

4 Tips to design your home office for Zoom in 2022

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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 […]

House on the Bay

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Central NJ Interiors Photographer, Tori Sikkema Interior Designers: Red Bank Design Center (RBDC) General Designers (GD) “Before VUE Media made its home in Red Bank, New Jersey their office resided in Hoboken, New Jersey. Wanting to maintain a trendy, creative, and comfortable space for their employees and themselves, VUE co-founders, Jason Underberg and Brian Kovener […]

VUE NJ | Interiors Photography | Red Bank, NJ

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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 […]

Want to know what’s in my shooting | styling kit for an interiors photoshoot?

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Bee Hive Interiors, Barbara Batesko Captured by Interiors Photographer Tori Sikkema I met Barbara in Belmar to discuss her design project in Avon by the Sea. Avon by the Sea is a quaint, family-friendly town in the heart of Monmouth county. It is nestled just north of Belmar with a pristine beachfront.  “I wanted to […]

Avon by the Sea River Build | Interiors Photography

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Tori Sikkema | Interiors Photographer + Stylist I am writing this blog post during a nor’easter/blizzard! Like me, living in the Northeast can be brutal in the winter. Sure, we love a blast of winter to see the white fluffy snow, but then my thoughts turn to spring in anticipation of the blooms and colors […]

Spring Interior Styling Trends I Love!

Interiors

what clients are saying

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"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."
—Rebecca

"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!!"
—Karry

"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."
—Kirsten

“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