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I’m so excited to share that Christian and Caroline are married (again!) after postponing their wedding date a couple of times back in 2020. It feels like so long ago since the three of us met up at Caroline’s childhood home for their engagement session – and I can’t even explain how happy I was to see them finally be able to celebrate their wedding day just as they had always imagined!

Christian and Caroline’s wedding day took place at Rock Island Lake Club – a magical venue tucked away in the woods of Sparta, New Jersey! I spent the morning with Caroline and her bridesmaids photographing her beautiful details and everyone getting ready all together. After Caroline put on her gorgeous dress, we made our way into the woods for their first look! It started to drizzle as we were taking portraits, but Christian and Caroline were such troopers! The amazing bridal attendants brought over umbrellas for Christian and Caroline to hold (and even held an umbrella for me as I took photos, which was so sweet!). As the rain started to stop, we heard Christian and Caroline’s guests cheering from the balcony – and when we looked up, a HUGE rainbow had appeared! It was a once in a lifetime moment! Afterwards, Paul (Christian and Caroline’s sweet puppy) joined us for some photos!

For their ceremony, Christian and Caroline stood under a gorgeous arbor adorned with the most beautiful floral creations by Strange Vine. Afterwards, they joined cocktail hour with their family members and friends! While they were mingling, I photographed the gorgeous reception space complete with colorful centerpieces and candles. Right after dinner, we snuck outside for a few portraits on the dock which was illuminated by string lights! Those portraits are definitely some of my favorites from their day.

Congratulations, Christian and Caroline! It was definitely worth the wait ❤️

ARE YOU KIDDING ME?!

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

Lead Photographer: Tori Petrillo Photography
Second Photographer: Rachel Watkinson
Venue: Rock Island Lake Club
Hair Stylist: Amazing Face NJ
Makeup Artist: Ashley Landry
Florist: Strange Vine
DJ: A2R Entertainment
Invitations: Minted
Wedding Cake: Palermo’s

Weddings

Rock Island Lake Club | NJ Wedding Photographer | Christian & Caroline

October 21, 2021

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  1. Meredith says:

    BEST DAY! Amazing pics, I can’t wait to see more! Tori, you’re the best!

  2. Annie Toto says:

    Another beautiful wedding with the best photographer out there!! We love you Tori!!

  3. Gail Carroll says:

    Such a a beautiful wedding ! Beautiful photos !!

  4. Kim Richards says:

    Tori, I absolutely love these pictures!! Of course, the subjects don’t take no ugly shots…😊

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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.

Hey!

Explore

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