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Jake celebrated his Bar Mitzvah at Temple Beth El in Newark, Delaware with a Star Wars themed party, complete with mini light saber escort cards, Darth Maultini’s served at the bar, and guests who took the theme to the next level. Mazel tov Sharon, Chris, Jake and Sadie! Venue: Temple Beth El Planner: Cherry on […]

Jake’s Bar Mitzvah Party – Temple Beth El, Newark, DE

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I was flattered and honored to photograph Jake’s Bar Mitzvah portraits at Temple Beth El in Newark, Delaware. The son of a photographer, Jake is used to being in front of the camera. His Star Wars themed Bar Mitzvah kicked off with star wars ties and kippot. Did you catch that inscription inside the kippot […]

Jake’s Bar Mitzvah Portraits – Temple Beth El, Newark, DE

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Sofia celebrated her Bat Mitzvah with family and friends on a gorgeous spring evening at The Lodge at Little Seneca Creek in Boyds, Maryland. Guests enjoyed oversized lawn games, including Operation and Jenga, as well as an Escape Room. The evening continued inside with dinner, card games, and dancing. Mazel tov to Rachel, Nathan, Sofia, […]

Sofia’s Bat Mitzvah Party – The Lodge at Little Seneca Creek, Boyds, Md.

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Sofia celebrated her Bat Mitzvah with a beautiful service at Beth Chai in Bethesda, Maryland. Mazel tov to Rachel, Nathan, Sofia, and Milo.

Sofia’s Bat Mitzvah Service – Beth Chai, Bethesda, Md.

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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’s Bar Mitzvah – The Gardens Ice House, Laurel, Md.

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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!

AJ’s Bar Mitzvah Portraits – Temple Isaiah, Fulton, Md.

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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 […]

Alyssa’s Bat Mitzvah – Pooks Hill Marriott, Bethesda, Md.

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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, […]

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

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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 […]

Jordan’s Bat Mitzvah Party – Rocklands Farm, Poolesville, Md.

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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 […]

Jordan’s Bat Mitzvah Portraits – Har Shalom, Potomac, Md.

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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, […]

Ella’s Bat Mitzvah Party – Pooks Hill Marriott, Bethesda, Md.

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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 […]

Ella’s Bat Mitzvah Portraits – Shaare Torah, Gaithersburg, Md.

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