CAPTURING YOU IN YOUR CREATIVE SPACES AND PLACES.
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 […]
Tori Sikkema | Interiors Photographer + Stylist Universal Furniture Explore Home Blog @universaltothetrade invited me to discuss interior photography and some tips for designers. I also share what home means to me and my journey to owning my own photography business! ✍️ I invite you to read the entire blog post! Here is a preview […]
The install is complete, and now you must take over your client’s home for interior photos for your portfolio; how do I tell them I’m going to be taking over their space one more time? Trust me; every client is flattered when you ask to bring a professional photographer into their home for images of […]
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 […]
When photographing a space, it is important to understand what type of equipment to invest in, what each piece does, and if it’s even worth investing in or if you should hire a professional to worry about these details (and to cover the cost of owning a lens). If you want to figure it out […]
Most people believe that interior design photography is just capturing a few images with your camera. I’m sure if you’ve tried this you have also realized that it is not that simple (or you wouldn’t be reading this). Interior design photography actually has a lot of rules that need to be followed in order to […]
"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