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Despite a long first day of school, Sophia arrived at her portrait session looking stunning and ready to go. I adore her dress, her smile, and the bond she has with her parents. Wishing a big mazel tov to Amy, Scott, and Sophia!

Sophia’s Bat Mitzvah Portraits – Congregation of B’nai Tzedek, Potomac, Md

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Some partnerships are just besheret. When a client shares your first name, wedding anniversary, daughter’s name, and their son has your birthday it’s meant to be. Wishing Dahlia’s family a big mazel tov!

Dahlia’s Bat Mitzvah Portraits – Beth El Hebrew Congregation, Alexandria, Va.

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Before Zoe’s Bat Mitzvah service at Aix la Chapelle Farm we had the opportunity to explore the grounds and photograph this adorable family.

Zoe’s Bat Mitzvah Portraits – Aix la Chapelle Farm, Poolesville, MD

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Jacob and his family made this session a pleasure… no black eyes from baseball injuries to retouch this time around! Everyone was healthy and full of joy for Jacob’s Rodef Shalom portraits. Mazel tov to Samantha, John, JJ, and Jacob!

Jacob’s Bar Mitzvah Portraits – Temple Rodef Shalom, Falls Church, Va.

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Many mitzvah kids need a little help finding their natural smile in front of the camera, but Bea had the opposite problem, a case of the giggles. Her laughter was contagious and made our session at Temple Sinai such a blast. Mazel tov to Maggie, Jeff, Ella, and Bea.

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

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“Your yad began its life as a branch on the sycamore tree outside my bedroom window…” Gideon’s grandmother hand made a beautiful yad for her grandson to use as he read torah for the first time at his Bar Mitzvah. Gideon has grown into an incredible young man in the four years since I last […]

Gideon’s Bar Mitzvah Portraits – Temple Shalom, Chevy Chase, Md.

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With a storm in the forecast Jared and Ethan found plenty of time on the zip lines before the rain at their Smokey Glen B’nai Mitzvah. After a game of Coke & Pepsi during the storm guests ventured back out for a round of golf and game of basketball. It was a blast to shoot […]

Jared & Ethan’s B’nai Mitzvah – Smokey Glen Farm, Gaithersburg, Md.

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It’s been three years since older sister Maggie’s Bat Mitzvah, and I was thrilled to catch up with Jared and Ethan as they celebrated their B’nai Mitzvah at B’nai Israel Congregation. A B’nai Mitzvah is a celebration of both boys together as well as two individual Bar Mitzvahs. When photographing twins we make sure each […]

Jared & Ethan’s B’nai Mitzvah Portraits – B’nai Israel, Rockville, Md.

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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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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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