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Rom Coms got nothing on these stories!

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 want to give Lisa this at the first look” Neil said to me as he held out a Hadas (Myrtus) branch. I looked up at Neil, “Oh I love it! Does Lisa love Hadas branches?” I asked as I turned my focus back on capturing their beautiful rings. “No, I just want her to […]

Jewish Wedding, Weddings

June 27, 2021

A Rustic Bishop Farmstead Wedding, South Jersey: Lisa & Neil

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“But then when Dana came around,” Joel said into the microphone during his best man speech. Joel paused. Collin looked over at Dana, “he was the coolest and most confident guy.” Dana smiled up at Collin. I don’t think there was a dry eye in the room. Joel was right. Together Dana and Collin were […]

Wedding tips

June 24, 2021

A Fun Filled Elegant Spring Lake Manor Wedding: Dana & Collin

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David pulled out his vows and looked up into Caitlin eyes.

And it was as if no one else was there. Everyone else melted away and it was just the two of them.

Honestly, it felt like time stopped.

He didn’t even need to read his words for everyone to see and know how deeply he truly loves Caitlin.

It’s that simple.


June 16, 2021

A Heartfelt & Romantic Phoenixville Foundry, PA Wedding: Caitlin & David

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Three years. Deanna & Harel have been engaged for three years and finally, they can call each other husband and wife! As Deanna walked up behind Harel at the Merchant Exchange Building in Old City Philadelphia, she was glowing. The closer she got to Harel the more her eyes lit up. “Harel” she said with […]

Jewish Wedding, Weddings

June 11, 2021

A Beautifully Personal, Mekveh Israel, Philadelphia PA Deanna & Harel

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They finally made it to their wedding. Lauren finally put on her white dress and they finally started this next chapter of their lives together. This is what they have been planning for, wishing for and looking forward to and now, these high school sweethearts are finally husband and wife and nothing could be sweeter.


June 9, 2021

An Elegant Fresh Meadow Country Club, New York Wedding: Lauren & Ben Wedding

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A couple weeks before Covid hit, Reva and Ben were set up for their first date. When he asked her where he should pick her up, he wasn’t expecting to hear his own address! They lived in the same apartment building! Could you ask for a more New York love story? Then the world came […]


December 17, 2020

A Hilton Meadowlands, New Jersey, WinterWedding: Reva and Ben

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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 […]

YP Announcements

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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