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Max's Bar Mitzvah

I'm behind posting about Max's bar mitzvah because of Thanksgiving. I photographed the Blacksten family on November 18. It had been about a year and a half since I'd seen Deborah and her husband, John, but they were just as I remembered: sweet, good-humored and laid back.

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Kristin Goldscher
Max's Bar Mitzvah

I remember the first time I had a client book me without meeting me first; it felt a little bit awkward to show up at their synagogue portrait session knowing next to nothing about them. Although it happens more and more frequently these days, I still feel that same pull of anxiety beforehand.

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Kristin Goldscher
Sarah's Bat Mitzvah

Sarah's bat mitzvah last weekend was a nice change of pace - I've never had a session at Temple Oheb Shalom in Baltimore before and the sanctuary was beautiful. It was nice to get the chance to flex some creative muscles.

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Kristin Goldscher
Andy's Bar Mitzvah

I loved Andy's family - they were easy-going and laughed and joked around and made it easy to photograph them during their portrait session a few days before the bar mitzvah.

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Kristin Goldscher
Rachel's Bat Mitzvah

I met Rachel for the first time a couple of days before her bat mitzvah. We were taking the bimah portraits during her rehearsal and my first impression of her was that she was quiet and shy.

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Kristin Goldscher