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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It’s become a tradition at this temple to take this teasing image with the Bar Mitzvah kids – and like allView full post »

He will rob your heart!

When I was asked by a wonderful mom with an adorable 7 year old I had shot at a school whether I would  photograph herView full post »

Christina Grimmie you tube sensation

Christina Grimmie

So even I know it’s a big deal….I feel so lucky to have landed this awesome gig…shooting the firstView full post »

Mother’s Day

I think back to the last two Mother’s Days…I spent last year in San Francisco, and the year before in NewView full post »


There are some temples that don’t allow photography on the Saturday of the Bar MItzvah – and that’sView full post »

B is for books….and more

B is more than just a first letter of a name. It’s for Bat Mitzvah, Brains, Beauty, Brawn, Baseball, Butterflies&#View full post »

Pretty In Pink

When I was 13 we learned the facts of life from “The breakfast club” “16 Candles“, and of courseView full post »

It’s the Jordan

Jordan is a sweet young boy turned man…if you consider 13 a MAN… but teenager, young adult, thirteen-er,View full post »


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 »


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 »

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 »

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