3 Generations and a Community Celebrate Nathan’s Bar Mitzvah


Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending Nathan Magid’s bar mitzvah as a guest.  No photos, no running around making sure I get all the important people and details of the day.  It is great being part of Berkeley’s Beth El community where I have many friends and where I have watched many kids grow up. […]

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Rachel Haurwitz, Forbes Magazine 30 Under 30 Winner


I get to meet the most interesting people. In late November, Rachel Haurwitz contacted me needing a headshot and fast. She had been nominated by Forbes Magazine for the 30 Under 30 Award in the Science category. Rachel is the co-founder of Caribou Biosciences. She’ s recent CAL grad and a very vibrant, interesting young woman. I cannot profess to understand what Caribou Biosciences actually does but it’s cool and will revolutionize medical development and bioengineering.

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Bankers are not all stuffy


Linda is a warm, smart woman who has a heart of gold…and the Midas touch as well as she works as a banker. Linda came into my studio for a portrait session. Like many of my clients, she was a bit nervous about getting her portrait taken. Fortunately, she showed up with a willing spirit and the desire to just have some fun and trust me. The sky was just starting to sprinkle so we ditched out earlier plans of shooting outdoors and stayed in the studio. No worries as we created lots of options with different light applications and places in the studio.

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