Let Them Eat Cake!

2msrqYstefYLSK0Mx54Mkc98Issq0xroc2ZDRKI_LcsThe guests that are having the most fun at a Bar Mitzvah are definitely the little kids. They get to eat cake and dance around, what could be bad about that!? They are so animated and gosh darn cute, and the best part is they love to get their photo taken. Sure, teens like to get their photos taken too. But then they start making crazy faces and do weird hand symbols, who knows what they’re implying. The adults will get their pictures taken too, but they are very happy when I leave (haha). Younger kids will show you their genuine emotions and how much fun they are having, and those tend to be the best photos.

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Elena’s Bat Mitzvah

Elena’s Bat Mitzvah

While photographing Elena’s Bat Mitzvah, I noticed how beautiful the cake was.  I then noticed the wonderful lighting behind it, but the front was no good.  So I took my light, turned it way down and lit up the cake. … Continue reading

Nicole’s sweet sixteen

Nicole’s sweet sixteen

Shooting in the dark is very challenging, I didn’t want to disturb the beautiful situation with a flash.  Capturing the candle lit moment at Nicole’s sweet sixteen, I wanted to mix the ambient lighting with the candles while freezing her … Continue reading