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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sleeping on the couch

It’s no wonder I am sleeping on the couch. It’s NOT because I just celebrated 8 years of marriage, or didn&#View full post »

the party at Guy’s North

You might have gone bowling at Pinz in studio city, with your friends or with your 6 year old’s friends…orView full post »

Candy land

Some people think candy doesn’t affect kids..I’m here to tell you that it does! Big time…I’mView full post »

Pink and green

Getting ready for life that is….Turning thirteen can be a scary time for PARENTS, but K and M are just fabulousView full post »

Puppy love

Everyone loves a new baby…but does everyone love a new puppy? of course!!! How can you not!!!! Harley is a newView full post »

a song for shira

She’s my niece, or my niece a cousin once removed – if there ever was a definition for this relation- butView full post »

My heart goes out to….

I am very very lucky to get to photograph Mia- I photographed her for a holiday card that people are still talking aboutView full post »

The princess and the frog

There’sa new Disney movie with that subject matter-I read it’s got a double twist to it, I would go with myView full post »


I love the name Naomi. That’s my grandmother’s name, though I alwasy think of her as Granny Naomi, and notView full post »

Tanner’s Sign-in Book

I have edited and will print a sign-in book for Tanner’s Bar-Mitzvah- It’s fun for me to group the photosView full post »

Being 85

No seriously. I have two grandmothers who are 90 years old. AS healthy as can be expected and more lively than a lot ofView full post »

Welcome Baby Adam

Baby Adam was born just a few weeks ago, and his brother and sister are just delighed to have hhim around, like a newView full post »


Ixchel lives in Spain, and is visiting Los Angeles for a couple of weeks. When she came out in that dress I almost diedView full post »


Hayden was born two weeks ago, little sister to Hudson. It also happens ot be the ifrst day of Spring. (I am going withView full post »

Knoll Valentine'sDay shoot

So this photoshoot closes my Holiday Season with Knoll from Thanksgiving, through Christmas to the final labor of loveView full post »

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