Walnut Creek bar mitzvah photography-Mazel tov Jacob

Jacob and his family celebrated his bar mitzvah at Congregation B’nai Shalom in Walnut Creek, CA.  Since there is no photography on Shabbat, I met Jacob, his parents and sister and his grandparents on Friday for a portrait session.

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Lafayette Veterans Memorial Hall-Mitzvah-photography-Shoey SindelUpon entering, guests signed Jacob’s matted portrait (which we took a month prior to the mitzvah) and guessed how many jelly beans were in the jar.  Then the went into the main room to play games.  I was wowed by the creative tennis theme that ran throughout the decor.  It was smashing (bad pun, I know.)Lafayette Veterans Memorial Center-Mitzvah-photography-Shoey Sindel Lafayette Mitzvah photography-40Lafayette Veterans Memorial Center-Mitzvah-photography-Shoey SindelLafayette Veterans Memorial Center-Mitzvah-photography-Shoey SindelLafayette Veterans Memorial Center-Mitzvah-photography-Shoey SindelLafayette Veterans Memorial Center-Mitzvah-photography-Shoey Sindel Lafayette-Veteran Hall-Mitzvah-photographyLafayette Veterans Memorial Center-Mitzvah-photography-Shoey SindelLafayette Veterans Memorial Center-Mitzvah-photography-Shoey SindelLafayette-Veteran Hall-Mitzvah-photography Lafayette-Veteran Hall-Mitzvah-photographyLafayette Veterans Memorial Center-Mitzvah-photography-Shoey Sindel Lafayette Veterans Memorial Center-Mitzvah-photography-Shoey Sindel Lafayette Veterans Memorial Center-Mitzvah-photography-Shoey SindelLafayette-Mitzvah-Shoey Sindel Photography-DJ Mark WelchLafayette Mitzvah photography-38 Lafayette Mitzvah photography-37 Bay Area Mitzvah Photography-Shoey Sindel-2 Lafayette Veterans Memorial Center-Mitzvah-photography-Shoey SindelLafayette Mitzvah photography-36Lafayette Mitzvah photography-35Bay Area Mitzvah Photography-Shoey Sindel-1Bay Area Mitzvah Photography-Shoey Sindel-3 Bay Area Mitzvah Photography-Shoey Sindel-4Lafayette-Veteran Hall-Mitzvah-photography Mazel tov again Jacob.  A wonderful day of family, friends, celebration.  It was a joy capturing your memories.

Vendors:

Florist: The Flower & The B

Catering: Carrie Dove Catering

DJ: Mark Welch Entertainment

 

 

 

 

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