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Zoe becomes a Bat Mitzvah – Newton MA Mizvah Photographer

I have known Zoe’s mother, Shawna, FOREVER. We used to dance together back in Philly. Then, she used to wait tables while I bartended. We would go clubbing together and kill it on the dance floor. And, as it happens, life moved on, and we lost touch. I had no clue she even lived in […]

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Practice makes perfect – Bat and Bar Mitzvah Practice Sessions

The only way you can get better at something is practice. That goes for anything and anyone, especially for me. Everyone needs to take classes and practice. When I was a dancer for two seasons at Jacob’s Pillow, the great Judith Jamison told us, “If you think you are done taking classes or practicing stuff […]

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Coming of Age – Izzy’s Boston Bat Mitzvah at The Vilna Shul

On September 13, 2014, I had the opportunity to capture Izzy as she celebrated her Boston Bat Mizvah at The Vilna Shul, followed by a reception at the Cure Lounge. Izzy celebrated with her family: Mom Dana, Dad Eric, and brother Ethan. I have been considering photographing bat and bar mitzvahs for some time now, […]

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