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Wilson and Hardware Kitchen and Bar was the perfect setting for Sloane’s graffiti themed Bat Mitzvah celebration. From the logo down to the custom spray paint cupcakes with rock candy the scene was set for an incredible evening. While the adults enjoyed cocktails on the terrace the kids played minute to win it on the […]

Sloane’s Bat Mitzvah – Wilson and Hardware Kitchen and Bar, Arlington, Va.

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Sloane shone during her Temple Rodef Shalom portrait session days before her Bat Mitzvah. Mazel tov Jennifer, Paul, Reese, Sloane, and Vaughn!

Sloane’s Bat Mitzvah Portraits – Temple Rodef Shalom, Falls Church, Va.

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With tables full of lanterns, drift wood, and candles the scene was set for Hannah’s beach theme celebration. Guests tried to keep their balance on the mechanical surf board before enjoying the most creative and delicious vegetarian menu I have seen. Mazel tov Julia, Matt, and Hannah! Venue: Temple Sinai Caterer: Occasions Caterers/Nicole Lubel Event […]

Hannah’s Bat Mitzvah – Temple Sinai, Washington, D.C.

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After a pretty rough cold and flu season, I was thrilled when the stars aligned for Hannah’s Bat Mitzvah portrait session.  I don’t often get to shoot portraits after the party, so seeing Hannah in action with her friends at her beach themed celebration made me even more excited to capture portraits of Hannah with […]

Hannah’s Bat Mitzvah Portraits – Temple Sinai, Washington, D.C.

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There was so much love for Sari at her Clarendon Ballroom Bat Mitzvah. From a custom scrapbook made by her sister to a shower of confetti during the hora, the entire night was a celebration of this sweet effervescent girl. Mazel tov to Laurie, Jordan, Alexa, and Sari! Venue & Catering: Clarendon Ballroom Lighting and […]

Sari’s Bat Mitzvah – Clarendon Ballroom, Arlington, Va.

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Sari was such a joy to photograph as she prepared to celebrate her Bat Mitzvah at B’nai Israel Congregation in Rockville, Md. Mazel tov to Laurie, Jordan, Alexa and Sari!

Sari’s Bat Mitzvah Portraits – B’nai Israel Congregation, Rockville, Md.

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Dylan’s guests took turns appearing on the cover of Sports Illustrated at his basketball themed Bar Mitzvah at the Scottish Rite Masonic Center. Mazel tov to Allison, David, Zachary, and Dylan! Venue: Socttish Rite Masonic CenterLighting and Decor: Digital Events AssociatesDJ: PurnellPhotography: Rachael Spiegel Photography/Rachael Spiegel

Dylan’s Bar Mitzvah – Scottish Rite Masonic Center, Baltimore, Md.

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Dylan was joined by his family and grandparents for his Oheb Shalom Bar Mitzvah portraits. Mazel tov Dylan! 

Dylan’s Bar Mitzvah Portraits – Oheb Shalom, Baltimore, Md.

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Davis celebrated his Bar Mitzvah with a blowout celebration at Camden Yards. After a sunset portrait session around the stadium, guests arrived and were treated to a tour of the dugout and field. The Oriole Bird even made an appearance and lit up the dance floor. Before boarding the buses home, guests were sent on […]

Davis’ Bar Mitzvah – Camden Yards, Baltimore, Md.

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Davis and his family were joined by his grandmother at Shaare Torah in Gaithersburg for his formal portrait session before the big day. Wearing his grandfather’s tallis clip Davis kept his grandfather’s memory close to his heart. Mazel tov to Judy, Mike, Anderson, and Davis.

Davis’ Bar Mitzvah Portraits – Shaare Torah, Gaithersburg, Md.

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Benny’s family and friends donned their favorite jerseys and danced their evening away to celebrate this amazing Bar Mitzvah boy. With fabulous decor by iSparkle Events and Revolution Event Design and music by NYX Entertainment the dance floor was full all night. Mazel tov to Kimberly, John, Ellie, and Benny! Venue: Adas Israel Congregation Caterer: […]

Benny’s Bar Mitzvah – Adas Israel Congragation, Washington, D.C.

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When Benny’s mom mentioned their love of the water and sailing I knew exactly where we had to shoot Benny’s pre-mitzvah portraits. The gorgeous light at the end of a warm late summer day highlighted this fabulous family’s love for each other. How cute are Ellie and Benny? Mazel tov to Kimberly, John, Ellie, and […]

Benny’s Bar Mitzvah Portraits – Boyds, Md.

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