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Tori Kelner - Wedding Photography & How A Mentor Can Shape Your Future

January 5, 2021

On this episode of The Mike Cassidy Photography Podcast I have a conversation with Tori Kelner of Tori Kelner Photography. Tori is a wedding photographer and photography mentor.

Tori's love of photography started when she was in middle school, and her passion to learn has carried her to where she is today-- a thriving wedding photographer. Tori's path to becoming a professional wedding photographer may have been influenced by sending a single email... Curious?

In this episode we learn about how taking a chance can pay off, and not only that-- can change your career path, and help build an unexpected relationships that can last a lifetime.


Topics Discussed In This Episode:

  • How Covid has changed weddings.
  • The positive effect of Covid on weddings... elopements.
  • Mini wedding, micro wedding, elopements...
  • Where are you finding wilderness in NJ?
  • How should photographers deal with "influencers."
  • Mike's experience with requests from "influencers."
  • Online followers don't equal influence. 
  • Tori's start in wedding photography.
  • Tori's journey through photography education.
  • Finding your mentor.
  • Developing your photography style.
  • Becoming a photography mentor.
  • Why Instagram is an important tool for photographers.


Links/Products In This Episode:


Jennifer Larsen Photography


Where To Find Tori Kelner:

Website: Tori Kelner Photographer

Instagram: Tori Kelner



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