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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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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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“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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