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

Masthead header

Tag Archives: Engagement Session

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 »

Shani Barel Photography

Venice Beach Engagement Shoot

My first job in LA was as a waitress at Venice Beach – the restaurant no longer exists but the friends I madeView full post »

…and Maxwell!

It’s really all about the dog. That was clear from the beginning, when Evelyn called me regarding an engagementView full post »


Krystal and Kyle recently got engaged – I was delighted to be at their engagement party to document their lovelyView full post »

A Malibu Engagement

Henry and Alex are the non traditional couple who are going to have a non-wedding, wedding…but we still got toView full post »

A morning at the Santa Monica Pier

One of the first places I visited when I arrived in Los Angeles over 10 years ago , was the Santa Monica Pier. I wentView full post »

Engagement shoot on The Queen Mary in Long Beach by Shani Barel

Love on Land and in Sea

It’s a must, right? You have a sailor, and a beautiful girl? You have to get this photo- especially if the girl isView full post »

The Road Not Taken….

“It’s not where you’re going that matters…it’s HOW YOU GET THERE!” is what Juan andView full post »

Fun. Funny. Funniest

I met Vivien and Kevin as the associate photographer for  Michael Segal’s Studio, they seemed like a sweet coupleView full post »

Paul and Laraine – THE wedding

I had so been looking forward to Paul and Laraine’s wedding – I knew they were putting a lot of time andView full post »

Michele and Gary in San Pedro

it was a cold foggy night…

It was a really foggy day, really! Luckily, up on the cliff,  there’s a lighthouse to lead the boats safely toView full post »


sneak peaking toms

Check out for more tomorrow.View full post »

Paul and Laraine engagement all over town

When Paul and Laraine walked into the studio and I made the start kissing right away, the giggled and admitted they donView full post »

shani barel photography

Sneak Peak Paul and Laraine

I know everyone goes to the pier, darn, there were three other couples having their photos taken at the same time…View full post »

Jackie and Ricardo – Getting Married!

Gotta love the internet!!! Jackie and Ricardo met online, yes, there’s people out there who do that! But photosView full post »

F a c e b o o k
F r i e n d