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The Twins and the Torah: Congratulations to Jacob and Joshua Shuman on their upcoming Bar Mitzvah!

We’re getting so excited to capture the Shuman Twins’ big day next weekend! This family is so sweet and vivacious, and we can’t wait to share in their joy as the twins are called to the Torah. We actually had the great honor of capturing their older sister’s Bat Mitzvah  a couple of years ago Check out photos from their pre-mitzvah family photo shoot below, and note the lovely feature they received in Beth Israel Quarterly!

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The Shuman Family at Coronado Ferry Landing

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Paige’s Bat Mitzvah | Temple Solel & Marriott Del Mar

Paige is such a sweetheart. We had a great time capturing her Bat Mitzvah at Temple Solel followed by a luau at the San Diego Marriott Del Mar!

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Marti’s Bat Mitzvah | Temple Emanu-El & Admiral Kidd Club


Marti is one of the sweetest Bat Mitzvah ladies we have ever had the pleasure of working with. Not only did she do a fantastic job at her service but throughout the night she made sure all her party guests were having a wonderful time. She truly is a special girl. We wish you all the best in your future endeavors Marti! Mazel tov!

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Danielle’s Bat Mitzvah | San Diego Marriott Del Mar

Danielle’s Bat Mitzvah Party was a Hollywood soiree to remember! From the table settings to the candle lighting this little starlet had it all! We had such a wonderful time capturing her party check out the highlights below!

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Venue: San Diego Marriott Del Mar

Decor: Andrea Roth – The Center of Attention

DJ: ZG Productions

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Sabrina’s Bat Mitzvah | Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines

Sabrina’s journey in life has been filled with nothing but excitement, celebration & love! From the decor to the catering to the planning Sabrina’s parents thought of every detail! We worked closely with the family for months preparing for the party and we think they did a fantastic job! Every guest in the house was dancing, eating & celebrating Sabs!

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Andrew’s Bar Mitzvah | Congregation Beth Israel

We’re so happy Andrew chose us to document his Bar Mitzvah! We love working at Congregation Beth Israel and had a blast with Andrew and his friends & family!  BHV_8432 - Version 2 BHV_8498 (1) BHV_8554 BHV_8595 (1) BHV_8607 BHV_8647 (1) BHV_8655 BHV_8660 BHV_8670 BHV_8711 (1) BHV_8736 BHV_8840 BHV_8861 (1) BHV_8918 BHV_8925 (1) BHV_8956 (1) BHV_8965 BHV_8989 (1) BHV_9036 BHV_9061 (1) BHV_0085 BHV_0098 BHV_0120 BHV_0154 BHV_0169 BHV_0242 BHV_0246 BHV_0249 BHV_0258 BHV_0263 BHV_0290 BHV_0306 BHV_0337 BHV_0375 BHV_0539 BHV_0699 BHV_0811 BHV_0813 BHV_9095 BHV_9100 BHV_9777 BHV_9926

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Moriah’s Bat Mitzvah Service | Temple Solel

Moriah did such a great job at her service at Temple Solel! We loved capturing her pre-service and service photos! Mazel Tov Moriah you are definitely going to do great things one day.HoffmanPhotoVideo- Moriah-1 HoffmanPhotoVideo- Moriah-11 HoffmanPhotoVideo- Moriah-18 HoffmanPhotoVideo- Moriah-22 HoffmanPhotoVideo- Moriah-25 HoffmanPhotoVideo- Moriah-45 HoffmanPhotoVideo- Moriah-53 HoffmanPhotoVideo- Moriah-78 HoffmanPhotoVideo- Moriah-82 HoffmanPhotoVideo- Moriah-94 HoffmanPhotoVideo- Moriah-99 HoffmanPhotoVideo- Moriah-109 HoffmanPhotoVideo- Moriah-127 HoffmanPhotoVideo- Moriah-173 HoffmanPhotoVideo- Moriah-190 HoffmanPhotoVideo- Moriah-219

Max’s Bar Mitzvah | Adat Shalom & Fairbanks Ranch Country Club

 Max had an awesome Bar Mitzvah starting with his rehearsal photos at Temple Adat Shalom followed by his party at Fairbanks Ranch Country Club!HoffmanPhotoVideo- Max's Bar Mitzvah-2HoffmanPhotoVideo- Max's Bar Mitzvah-41HoffmanPhotoVideo- Max's Bar Mitzvah-40HoffmanPhotoVideo- Max's Bar Mitzvah-34HoffmanPhotoVideo- Max's Bar Mitzvah-29HoffmanPhotoVideo- Max's Bar Mitzvah-22HoffmanPhotoVideo- Max's Bar Mitzvah-11HoffmanPhotoVideo- Max's Bar Mitzvah-87HoffmanPhotoVideo- Max's Bar Mitzvah-81HoffmanPhotoVideo- Max's Bar Mitzvah-53HoffmanPhotoVideo- Max's Bar Mitzvah-59HoffmanPhotoVideo- Max's Bar Mitzvah-136HoffmanPhotoVideo- Max's Bar Mitzvah-137HoffmanPhotoVideo- Max's Bar Mitzvah-141HoffmanPhotoVideo- Max's Bar Mitzvah-144HoffmanPhotoVideo- Max's Bar Mitzvah-156HoffmanPhotoVideo- Max's Bar Mitzvah-208HoffmanPhotoVideo- Max's Bar Mitzvah-307Like father like son!HoffmanPhotoVideo- Max's Bar Mitzvah-328HoffmanPhotoVideo- Max's Bar Mitzvah-356HoffmanPhotoVideo- Max's Bar Mitzvah-403There was no shortage of entertainment here! A photobooth, a dessert food truck, dancing and games. What more could a kid want?!HoffmanPhotoVideo- Max's Bar Mitzvah-406HoffmanPhotoVideo- Max's Bar Mitzvah-408Let’s not forget about the amazing candy bar!HoffmanPhotoVideo- Max's Bar Mitzvah-419HoffmanPhotoVideo- Max's Bar Mitzvah-454Human bowling? Sign me up!HoffmanPhotoVideo- Max's Bar Mitzvah-477Mitzvah, Bar Mitzvah

Venue: Adat Shalom

Party Venue: Fairbanks Ranch Country Club

Event Planner: Lydia Krasner – Mitzvah Event Productions

Interactive Entertainment: Party Pals

Novelty desserts: Sweet Treats

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Talia’s Dance Extravaganza

Talia had an awesome dance extravaganza for her Bat Mitzvah! Check out her Mitzvah highlight for all the fun times that evening!

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