CAPTURING YOU IN YOUR CREATIVE SPACES AND PLACES.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Interior Designer: Joanne Marino, The Beach Home/TBH Interiors, Lavallette, I met up with Joanne Marino, proprietor of The Beach Home in Lavalette, it was an overcast, warm summer day in Bay Head, NJ. The owners were having their air conditioning upgraded, so like true professionals, we braved the heat and humidity to capture stunning images […]
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 Designer: Joanne Marino, The Beach Home/TBH Interiors, Lavallette, NJ When Joanne Marino, proprietor of The Beach Home | TBH Interiors, in Lavallette, NJ, and I met, we had an immediate connection. I loved the classic coastal vibe of her designs and the furnishings in her design shop. We discussed documenting Joanne’s design projects and […]
IGTV Series “Topics & Trends with Tori” In case you missed it, Kellianne Jordan joined me on my inaugural episode of Topics & Trends with Tori on IG live! We talked about marketing and IG engagement, Kellianne also had a few extra tips about how to look professional and get more engagement! — Tori: “What is the […]
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 […]
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"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
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"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