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How they met….

Sandy and Vince met on OkCupid, where Sandy encountered a haiku Vince posted on his profile. Not wanting to leave the haiku unappreciated, Sandy messaged Vince commenting on how witty it was.

Their love story is one of patience, affection, support and telepathic connection – finishing each other’s jokes and entrees. Sandy fell for Vince when he showed his generous humor by role-playing as an interviewer for her brother’s school application and when he gifted her warm socks and ginger candies to survive a brutal winter. Vince fell for Sandy when she helped him clearly see his perceived weaknesses as strengths and for her ability to keep up with his endless barrage of puns.

How they got engaged….

Sandy and Vince got engaged July 29, 2018 when Vince proposed to Sandy via haiku atop a mountain in Big Sur, CA after an exhilarating, steep 4 mile hike, capping off a long, festivity-filled weekend!

Their wedding day….

Confession: I usually tear up at least once during all of the weddings I photograph (mostly during the parent dances), but Sandy and Vince’s wedding kept me tearing up all day long! Sandy and Vince have so much love for each other and for their families, and that was so evident on their wedding day.

We began our morning in New Rochelle where Barbara and I photographed Sandy and Vince getting ready as well as all of their beautiful details. The bridal suite that Sandy chose to get ready in was amazing with all of the natural light! From there, we drove over to Harbor Island Park for the first look. Sandy and Vince’s reactions to seeing each other as bride and groom for the first time were priceless!

After the most beautiful wedding ceremony, we arrived at Pelham Bay and Split Rock Golf Course for the reception. It was my first time photographing at this location, and it was gorgeous! I was so excited when Sandy and Vince told me that they wanted to take photos around the property during golden hour. Some of my favorite photos from the day are the ones of them in front of their beautiful, brick venue!

Two of my favorite parts of their wedding day were the incredible choreographed first dance (being a huge Dean Martin fan myself, I couldn’t help but hum along to their song choice: Volare!) and the heartfelt toasts at the end of the night. Vince’s sister shared that no matter how busy life can be for Sandy and Vince, they will always make time for their family member and friends whenever they need them the most. I loved that!

Sandy and Vince, I’m so honored that you chose me to photograph your wedding day. You made Barbara and I feel like old friends, and we had the best time celebrating with you! Enjoy some of my favorites below.

If Sandy and Vince receive 30 comments on this blog post, I’ll send them a complimentary 8×10 of their choice!

A huge thank you to all of the fabulous vendors involved!

Photographer | Tori Petrillo Photography
Second Photographer | Barbara Zoino
Bridal Gown | BHLDN & Laundry by Shelli Segal
Bridal Shoes | Rothy’s
Bridal Party Dresses | Azazie
Groom and Groomsmen Attire | The Black Tux
Hair Stylist | BB Glam Studio
Makeup Artist | Daisy Ceja
Florist | Evelisa Floral & Design
Wedding Planner | Slick Little Bride
Invitations | Minted
DJ |Rob Kelley of 74 Events
Transportation | Club International Limousine
Videographer | Yours Truly Media
Venue & Catering |Pelham Bay and Split Rock Golf Course
Officiant | Monsignor Thomas Petrillo
Wedding Cake | Conti’s Pastry Shoppe

Weddings

Pelham Bay & Split Rock Wedding | NY Photographer |Sandy and Vince

October 21, 2019

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  1. Sandy

    October 21st, 2019 at 5:03 pm

    Tori!!!! These photos take my breath away. You captured every precious moment that we will treasure forever. Thank you so much for doing such an incredible job, we are so happy that you and Barbara were a part of our wedding day!!!
    -Sandy & Vince

  2. Sarah Rickard

    October 21st, 2019 at 5:28 pm

    Amazing pictures from a beautiful day celebrating a whole lotta love. Thank you for letting us be a part of it, Sandy and Vince! Tori, thank you for capturing the magic 💕

  3. Mary Basile

    October 21st, 2019 at 7:20 pm

    These photos are absolutely stunning! Congrats Sandy & Vince! :]

  4. Kelly

    October 21st, 2019 at 7:22 pm

    These pictures are just beautiful! Breath taking! I felt like I was part of that amazing and memorable day through your pictures! Love, Love, Love. 🙂

  5. Antonia

    October 21st, 2019 at 7:25 pm

    Lovely pictures! Looks like an amazing time was had by all! Beautiful!

  6. Mary Searle

    October 21st, 2019 at 10:13 pm

    These pictures are absolutely beautiful. I do love the fact that you had some black and whites as well!
    It is perfection and I love that I will have them to keep forever.
    I am John Woodruff’s aunt.

  7. Paulo

    October 21st, 2019 at 11:16 pm

    Amazing pics! Congratulations, Sandy & Vince!

  8. Diane

    October 22nd, 2019 at 1:01 am

    Incredible and beautiful moments captured to cherish forever! Awesome job! Great fun wedding. Lots of love to Sandy and Vince!

  9. Kacey Cardin

    October 22nd, 2019 at 2:03 am

    Beautiful photos, beautiful people, beautiful souls! Congratulations!!!!! How fun to read your story and the recap of the festivities – thanks for sharing!

  10. Calvin Men

    October 22nd, 2019 at 3:06 am

    What a lovely day! So happy you captured these moments of my friends! ♥️

  11. Vince

    October 22nd, 2019 at 3:13 am

    Tori & Barbara, it was such a pleasure and privilege to have you document our wedding. You perfectly captured the essence and magic of the day, and looking through these photos transports me right back to October 12th. We cannot thank you enough!

  12. Stanley

    October 22nd, 2019 at 3:30 am

    Everything looks amazing! Most importantly, Sandy’s missing shoe has been captured on film.

  13. Elaine Cirillo

    October 22nd, 2019 at 3:57 am

    These stunning photos capture such an array of beautiful emotion, from ecstatic to sublime with fun candid shots reflecting character and grace.
    The details are exquisite and the bride and groom shine brightly!
    What a wonderful way to remember this shared experience and memorable celebration

  14. P

    October 22nd, 2019 at 4:33 am

    The smile, the gaze, the delicate movements. All captured so preciously. Presenting, the radiant bride.

  15. Yueh

    October 22nd, 2019 at 11:54 am

    Congrats again Vince and Sandy! It was a blast! Amazing photos!

  16. Regina O'Hare

    October 22nd, 2019 at 1:16 pm

    These pictures are beautiful. The sweetest looking couple ever. Looks like it was a wonderful day.

  17. Agnes W

    October 22nd, 2019 at 2:53 pm

    Such beautiful photos to capture this beautiful wedding xx

  18. Chris Wong

    October 22nd, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    Great photos that captured a great day! Congrats Vince and Sandy!

  19. Angela Woodruff

    October 23rd, 2019 at 1:45 am

    Wow, such amazing photographs Tori! They will be cherished by our family forever~ Thank you!

  20. Rosemary Fuentes

    October 23rd, 2019 at 5:34 pm

    Beautiful pictures of an amazing day! Congratulations Sandy and Vince! May your future be filled with love and joy! xoxo

  21. Johnnie Woodruff

    October 23rd, 2019 at 6:53 pm

    The photos came out great! Congrats again to Sandy and Vince!

  22. Sophia

    October 24th, 2019 at 4:58 am

    Such beautiful pictures Sandy and Vince! You both look fantastic and happy. Many congratulations 🎊

  23. Moire

    October 24th, 2019 at 6:54 am

    Congratulations Sandy and Vince!! These photos look amazing 🙂 Your joy radiates through every photo!

  24. Tony W.

    October 24th, 2019 at 4:04 pm

    What incredible photos that truly capture the moment! Congrats Vince and Sandy! Everything looks meticulously well-done and amazing!

  25. Tony W.

    October 24th, 2019 at 4:06 pm

    What incredible photos that truly capture the beautiful moments! Everything looks amazing. Congrats Vince and Sandy!

  26. Jiyun

    October 25th, 2019 at 2:06 am

    Beautiful photos… what a lovely couple! Congrats!

  27. Aprajit Sandhu

    October 25th, 2019 at 8:15 am

    Kudos to the photographer for capturing the special moments so beautifully! Congratulations once again Sandy and Vince. You both make a lovely couple 🙂

  28. George

    October 25th, 2019 at 11:39 pm

    Beautiful photos, congrats to the couple!

  29. Aleson

    October 26th, 2019 at 12:29 am

    Sandy and Vince – you two are stunning! 💖

  30. Amy G.

    October 26th, 2019 at 9:25 pm

    I’m so happy for Sandy and Vince, this wedding was a blast to be a part of. Thanks, Tori, for capturing it so beautifully!

  31. Aprajit Sandhu

    October 29th, 2019 at 7:07 am

    Kudos to the photographer for capturing the special moments so beautifully! Congratulations once again Sandy and Vince. You both make a lovely couple 🙂

  32. Ashley Kim

    October 30th, 2019 at 8:07 pm

    These magical moments were captured so wonderfully and skillfully. Best wishes and blessings to the newly wedded couple for all the years to come!

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I'm a wedding and portrait photographer based in New Jersey. When I'm not photographing the sweetest couples around, you can find me watching the latest episode of Fixer Upper, listening to country music, or going exploring with my love, Ryan. We're always up for a new adventure!

I'm TORI PETRILLO.

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