Bar and bat Mitzvah Photography- by Shani Barel – Serving the Great Los Angeles Area » modern photography with a twist of sarcasm

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After all the preparation and anticipation, the big night, (and day) had finally arrived, and gone. MK did amazing atView full post »

go girl

Tonight is MK’s Bat Mitzvah. Since we shot these in June, she’s been a way at camp …(OK, not the wholeView full post »

Like Christmas in July

It’s Summer, or  “third” way through summer – as our official summer break goes till midView full post »


Keren and I have been friends almost since the day I arrived in the states. Actually three months after I arrived. I wasView full post »


A long time ago, before I came to America (with nothing but  $200 in my pocket and a dream…ok, it’s notView full post »


Joshua’s mom has had some “bad luck” with photographers…I mean, tragedy hit the photographerView full post »

at home

I titled this post  “AT HOME” even though looking at the photos it doesn’t necessarily make sense.View full post »

The party studio

Rumor has it, this was the BEST Bar Mitzvah party of the year…I was there, and I can say, it was pretty awesome!View full post »

You’ve been schooled!

For four years I had been going every day to the same school – first with Kyle and then Zoe joined in. Thursday isView full post »

Wouldn’t it be nice if…

When we were kids, we used to tell this joke, over and over again, that till this day has become part our culturalView full post »

Saturday Night is right! (around the corner)

I’m sure you remember them from a few weeks back, getting ready for  a c-e-l-e-b-r-a-t-i-o-n…. (go ahead,View full post »

A Family Portrait

i love san francisco

I Love San Francisco, despite the cold, the wind and the hills and the fact that’s it a 6 hour drive from LA…View full post »


Honestly, even after watching the Nadya Suleman AKA Octomom on Oprah, I still don’t know how she’s doing itView full post »

S and A

I’ve known these kids since they were 3 years old. In fact I used to babysit them, just like their mother babysatView full post »

american girl

Time flies when you’re having fun, and as everyone around me celebrates their 5th birthday I realize, you know,View full post »

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