Jewish Wedding Photography | Yael Pachino Photography

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I love ALL love stories, so I can't choose favorites, but check out some of my most recent ones!



best of weddings 2020


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I am not the first one to say this and I definitely won’t be the last one, but 2020 has been quite a year! During all the ups and downs, adjusted plans and crazy lock downs, one thing has been consistent and so very clear, I have the best and most incredible clients a person […]

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December 1, 2020

Yael Pachino Photography LLC Named “The Best of Weddings” on the Knot for the Third Year in a Row!

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With a bag of chia seeds in my left hand, my keys and cream colored gloves in the other, I pushed open our front door. “Robert!” I called out. Letting him know I was home. No answer. “Robert!” I screamed again. That’s when I saw it. Our small wooden table placed strategically in the doorway. […]

YP Life

November 8, 2020

Better than a Dream Come true…

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“I’m covid free” Kruti screamed out to Neel and the next thing she knew Neel was down on one knee asking her to marry him. A negative covid test and a proposal? What could be better! They weren’t even engaged yet when I first heard from Neel and something about that just warms my heart […]

Couples Portraits, engagement, Engagements

November 6, 2020

A Elegant Art Museum Engagement Session: Kruti & Neel

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“There are only 5 things I won’t compromise on, besides that, I’ll do anything Caitlin wants.” David said as we walked along the beach in Avalon, New Jersey on what was the perfect summer day. “I mean why wouldn’t I do whatever makes her happy?!” he continued as he smiled down at his Caitlin and […]

Couples Portraits, Engagements

November 6, 2020

A Gorgeous Avalon, NJ Engagement Session: Caitlin & David

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“We made it!” Alex read as she was wearing her beautiful wedding dress, standing under the Chuppah looking up at the man that she adored with all of her heart. They finally made it! There wasn’t one person standing in that room that didn’t know, that didn’t truly feel, how incredibly meaningful it was for […]

Corona, Weddings

October 28, 2020

A Duportail House, PA Autumn Wedding: Alex and Rafi

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Nothing else mattered. The moment Jonathan saw Gail in her wedding dress for the first time, nothing else mattered. Everything and everyone around them melted away. It was just Gail and Jonathan standing there, laughing and totally smitten with one another. It was absolutely perfect.  You could literally see the love all day. Each and […]

Corona, Weddings

September 17, 2020

A Queens Botanical Garden Wedding: Gail & Jonathan

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Sam and Jimmy just couldn’t wait to be married. Sam’s excitement was infectious. From the moment we hopped on the phone to the moment we waved goodbye (it would have been a hug if covid wasn’t a thing) at our engagement session, I felt as bubbly as ever! One thing was evident in everything she […]

engagement, Engagements

September 15, 2020

A Dreamy Barnegat, New Jersey Engagement Session: Samantha & Jim

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“You are truly my best friend” Sharon said directed to her mom as she was wiping away tears of love. Sharon’s mom just smiled up at her. Everyone fell silent. Everyone understood their bond. To Sharon and Evan family is everything. Family comes first. All they needed was each other and their family to be […]

Corona, Weddings

September 10, 2020

A Bolingbroke Mansion Wedding: Sharon & Evan

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“I guess now I am supposed to give you some advice” Michelle’s Dad said as he stood there holding up the microphone looking at his beautiful daughter and new son-in-law. As if right on cue one of Michelle’s relatives stood up and gave a piece of advice, then another person stood up and another and […]


September 8, 2020

An Abbie Holmes Estate Wedding Cape May: Michelle & Rob

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With Cassie on one side of the barn, and Chris on the other you could just see the excitement on their faces. Chris reached his hand around the corner and laced his fingers through Cassie’s perfectly polished fingers. Cassie looked down at their hands and her smile grew even bigger. As they stood there, backs […]


September 2, 2020

A Kylan Barn, Delmar Wedding: Cassie & Chris

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