When AJ’s mom told me his Bar Mitzvah would be held at an ice skating rink I was so excited to dust off my skates. Yes, the ones that I’ve had since I was 13! It was so refreshing to get out on the ice and photograph AJ and his friends as they skated. AJ […]
AJ celebrated his Bar Mitzvah at Temple Isaiah in Fulton, Maryland. With a classic tie clip along with a tallit and kippah handmade in his birthplace of Guatemala, AJ was the best dressed Bar Mitzvah boy I have seen! Mazel tov to Sharon, Dann, and AJ!
Amid a sea of the most incredible lego centerpieces, Alyssa celebrated her Bat Mitzvah with friends and family at the Pooks Hill Marriott. A raucous game of Name that Tune led by Unique Dreams/Justin & Blake entertained kids and adults alike. Mazel tov to Rachel, Eric, Bella and Alyssa! Venue and Catering: Pooks Hill Marriott […]
Above the desk in my office hang three large canvases I look at every day. Those three simchas hold a special place in my heart. This year I have had the privilege to photograph the youngest sibling in all three of those families, including Alyssa’s. I love seeing how much these kids grow and change, […]
On a beautiful snowy night, Jordan’s family and friends gathered to celebrate this sweet girl, who rocked her service and shone from start to finish. Associate Photographer Joey Pulone captured gorgeous images of Jordan’s celebration. Mazel tov to Judi, Bryan, Jordan and Eliana! Venue: Rocklands Farm Catering, Event Planning & Decor: Simply Fresh Events/Jocelyn Barker […]
As a photographer shooting in a beautiful light filled sanctuary, like the one at Har Shalom, is the best. The only thing better is when the family is just as excited for their session as you are! Jordan and her family, including all four grandparents, were an absolute pleasure and I am thrilled to share […]
I adore every family I photograph, but some parties hold a special place in my heart. I knew this would be one of my favorites before the first song was played. With a winter wonderland theme, a soft snow fell the morning of Ella’s Bat Mitzvah. The stage was set in the most perfect way, […]
Before Ella’s December Bat Mitzvah I had the pleasure of photographing her portrait session at Shaare Torah in Gaithersburg, Md. I have know these kiddos since they were babies, and it was such a treat to see how much Ella resembles her mom, and how sweet and grown up they have all become. Mazel tov […]
Mira’s Bat Mitzvah, held at the Corradetti Glassblowing Studio & Gallery was beautifully photographed by our fabulous associate photographer Joey Pulone. Wishing a big mazel tov to Sharon, Scott, Mira, and Shoshana! Venue: Corradetti Glassblowing Studio & Gallery Photography: Rachael Spiegel Photography/Joey Pulone
Mira celebrated her Beth Israel Bat Mitzvah with a portrait session with her lovely sister and parents. Mazel tov to Sharon, Scott, Mira, and Shoshana!
After a morning service at Temple Shalom in Chevy Chase, Md., Ben celebrated his Bar Mitzvah at the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center at the University of Maryland, College Park. Air hockey, ping pong and basketball entertained the kids when they weren’t dancing. Ben had a smile ear to ear in between cartwheels, crowdsurfing and […]
Over four years after photographing Ben’s older sister I was thrilled to catch up with this sweet family for Ben’s Bar Mitzvah portraits at Temple Shalom. Despite all the time that had passed they still have the same infectious laughter and love for each other. Mazel tov to Linda, John, Abby and Ben!