Seth and Marnina at Beth Tfiloh: Help, I’m Getting Verklempt!

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Ring exchange at Beth Tfiloh orthodox jewish wedding in Baltimore

I was just a few feet away at the bedecken when Seth first saw Marnina in her wedding dress. I had a chuppah-side seat and was watching Marnina through my zoom lens as she walked down the aisle during the ceremony. The joy and depth of emotion in their faces was a beautiful thing to behold.


Wedding at Historic Oakland | Josh and Alisha

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

wedding at historic oakland

Oy, do I love photographing Jewish weddings!  I love the traditions - the tisch, the badecken, the ketubah signing, the hora - I love the dancing and the music, and most of all I love the sheer exuberance and joy. 

Josh and Alisha's wedding had all the great emotion I've come to expect at


Ben and Jess in the Baltimore Sun’s “Wedded” column

Monday, September 30, 2013

dennis drenner wedding in baltimore sun

A fantastic wedding I shot this past summer at Beth El Congregation in Baltimore was featured recently in the Baltimore Sun.  I actually started my career as a freelancer for the Baltimore Sun, and it was exciting to see my name in print there again.  You can read the story online here.



Jess and Ben at Beth El Congregation in Baltimore

Saturday, September 07, 2013

jewish wedding schtick

I knew I wanted to work with Ben and Jessica from their first email inquiry.  Ben wrote to me that he was "looking for a photographer who gets that weddings are about people and not about centerpieces. I saw your work and said to myself, 'he gets it!' " I've never heard a more succinct


Judah and Rivka at Kesher Israel Congregation

Thursday, August 01, 2013

bedecken at jewish wedding

Judah and Rivka were married at Kesher Israel Congregation in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania  (Harrisburg is my old stomping grounds from when I was a fledgling photojournalist at the Patriot News, so it was fun to visit). 

As is so often the case with Jewish weddings, Judah and Rivka's event