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The Primavera Regency Wedding | Heather & Josef

Heather and Josef both swiped right on Tinder, and well, the rest is history! They both went into the dating world not looking for anything serious, but when they me at Heather’s favorite sushi restaurant on their very first date they felt an instant connection and didn’t want the night to end. Josef proposed to Heather 10 months after they started dating in the sweetest way possible!

Now, if you know Heather and Josef then you know that they enjoy playing video games and share a mutual love for the game Halo! Heather hosts girls night at her house every Tuesday and Thursday night, and Josef bought her a brand new game controller so that her friend didn’t have to bring her own with her each time she came over. When Heather’s friends arrived, Josef had her open the controller. It took her a while to get the battery part open, but once she did, she saw that there was a beautiful engagement ring placed inside. When Heather looked up, she saw Josef was on one knee asking her to spend the rest of her life with him. Heather says that it was the best moment of her life, and she couldn’t have asked for a more romantic proposal!

Heather and Josef have been an absolute a JOY to work with throughout the past year. They’re a joyful, laid back, and thoughtful couple who are so much fun to spend time with. I can’t resist mentioning that they bought ME a gift on their wedding day. Say what?! It’s a beautiful coffee mug that I just can’t wait to use 🙂

Heather and Josef, it was SUCH an honor to photograph your beautiful wedding! The day was so magical from start to finish. Enjoy some of my favorites below, and have a wonderful honeymoon — congratulations, you two!

If Heather & Josef receive 30 comments on this blog post, I’ll send them a complimentary 8×10 photo of their choice!

The biggest thank you to all of the fabulous vendors involved:

Second Photographer | Jennifer Larsen
Third Photographer | Kate Milford
Hair Stylist | Jaime of Kathleen Benjamin Hair Studio
Makeup Artist | McKenna Burns Makeup
Florist | Monarch Floral Designs LLC
Venue, Cake, & Caterer | The Primavera Regency
DJ | Sal from Night Owl Entertainment
Invitations | Invitations by Dawn
Transportation | Riviera Chauffeured Services
Videographer | NJ Videography
Bride Attire | Melissa Sweet from David’s Bridal
Bridal Party Attire | David’s Bridal
Groom & Groomsmen Attire | Men’s Warehouse


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  1. Darcy

    September 5th, 2018 at 1:42 pm

    I love you both so much, thank you Tori for capturing the day so perfectly!

  2. Emily

    September 5th, 2018 at 1:44 pm

    I love these so much! You and your girls were amazing Tori! I’m so happy she chose you <3 thank you for capturing every moment.

  3. Jess

    September 5th, 2018 at 1:46 pm

    So gorgeous!

  4. Kimberly Pentz

    September 5th, 2018 at 1:47 pm

    This was the most beautiful most fairytale wedding I’ve been to congratulations to my son and daughter-in-law I love you both very much

  5. Noura J

    September 5th, 2018 at 1:59 pm

    Gorgeous pictures of the happy couple and friends/family !

  6. Katie Gray

    September 5th, 2018 at 2:27 pm

    Beautiful pictures and a job well done! Everyone looks so incredibly happy, stunning. Congrats Josef and Heather!

  7. Kim Bertelson

    September 5th, 2018 at 2:40 pm

    Gorgeous Wedding! It looks like it was everything you guys could have wished for and more. Congrats to you both.

  8. Heather Pentz(so weird!)

    September 5th, 2018 at 4:03 pm

    Thank you SO much Tori for capturing our day. I can’t quite staring at all the photos and they are ALL my favorite. xoxo

  9. Avantika

    September 5th, 2018 at 4:07 pm

    Ahhh the pictures at beautiful!!!

    What a gorgous day and awesome couple! GO H+J+R FTW!

  10. Avantika

    September 5th, 2018 at 4:13 pm

    The pictures are beautifullll! Tori you did an amazing job at capturing this gorgeous wedding! Congrats Heather and Josef!

  11. casey

    September 5th, 2018 at 4:48 pm

    these pictures are absolutely adorable!!