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Category Archives: Portraits

Emerald City

And on a St Patrick’s Day related post – I was hired  to photograph these beautiful emerald jewels for JackView full post »

Why I would hire an event planner

When a prospective client interviews me, I always ask them if they’re hiring an event planner or coordinator…View full post »

Happy Valentine’s Day 2014

The problem with blogging in the middle of the night is coming up with something to say about valentine’s…View full post »

How To Find Your Ideal Client

I used to get a lot of junk emails every day… A LOT – My new year’s resolutions was unsubscribing toView full post »

Sydney’s Bat Mitzvah Portrait

Sydney was Emma‘s little sister … well, she still IS.. but 3 years ago, when I shot Emma’s BatView full post »

whatever it takes

I am considered amongst my clients as a very patient photographer, with a special connection to kids, who gets them toView full post »

Bat Mitzvah Sign-in Book

One of my favorite parts of working on Bar Mitzvahs, is getting to know the kid, and their family beforehand, and I doView full post »

Hey Jesse!

You know they say, time flies, time flies when you’re having fun, enjoy it while it lasts, you don’tView full post »

I’ve known them for what

I’ve known these girls for what seems like forever. If forever means since I have had kids, that’s prettyView full post »

being high

I am kind of tall, and I have big and wide feet, and a sensitive back – which basically means I never ever wearView full post »

siblings without rivalry

I spent most of the summer back home, in Israel, and a lot of that time with my brother and his family…and on oneView full post »

A Los Angeles Bat Mitzvah Coming Up!

I took a long time away… I was back home for 5 weeks, with a quick stop in London to see my brother and the restView full post »

Bat Mitzvah Portrait for Alex

Part of the Bat Mitzvah collections that I offer is a portrait session – there’s a couple of reasons why;View full post »

Alex celebrates her Bat Mitzvah at CAP in Studio City

Alex’s Bat Mitzvah Mini Sneak Peek

I am importing Alex’s images from her party last night into my Lightroom Catalgue… it takes some time to beView full post »

Efrat Dor

This is Efrat Dor – a naturally gorgeous Israeli actress who was visting LA for a few months for Pilot Season. SheView full post »

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