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Category Archives: Portraits

Bat Mitzvah Portrait – what does it take?

As time goes by I lear, that diamonds are not the girl’s best friend, but the hair dryer is. Hair is one of thoseView full post »

Time Flies when you’re having fun

As part of my “Going back in time series” or Throw Back Thursday ( that can really happen any day – ifView full post »

Eva

I thought I would spend my summer catching up on all the blog posts I always wanted to post and never had the time forView full post »

Oui, J’adore Paris!

So this post should be en Francais, but it’s just not as good as it used to be ( my French that is )  - but it&#View full post »

Inbar Lavi

This was months ago, maybe even more – actually probably a year ago – up and coming Inbar Lavi was starringView full post »

Downtown Los Angeles Family Photography

I have been photographing this mom and daughter since 2009… and instead of meeting at her beautiful home in OrangeView full post »

The Tree Climber

When arrived at J’s house she was practically waiting for me on the roof – ( she wasn’t really.. butView full post »

BAR MITZVAH BATTING BOY

It’s not always that I get to photograph a completely willing 13 year old boy – but a walk in the park a fewView full post »

Viceroy Hotel Santa Monica Engagement

I have a special place in my heart for Cynthia and Marlon… it was just about 5 years ago, I photographed my firstView full post »

A journey home

I am so used to saying goodbye, but never get used to the pain. My dear dear dear friend is leaving Los Angeles.. and IView full post »

School Pictures Again….

This was my fourth year photographing these beautiful kids at their school – and even though I didn’t postView full post »

Bat Mitzvah Portrait at Malibu Paradise Cove

By the time this post gets published online, we will already be partying at Caitlyn’s Bat Mitzvah (Yes, I presetView full post »

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day – Like every year – I try to explain to my kids that really, it should be mothersView full post »

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 »

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