When discussing possible locations with Bruna for her family's session she had two requests, somewhere with a clear Israeli feeling and... cacti. The Lifta Ruins has plenty of both and made for the perfect backdrop to capture their first visit to Israel. Together we took the hike down, kids and all, and explored... Bruna and her family were visiting from Toronto, C[...]
I think it's safe to say that Lifta has become one of our favorite Jerusalem portrait locations. With its mix of greenery and ruins, it provides a versatile setting, while remaining quiet and off the beaten path. When Adelle contacted me and began describing what she wished to capture in her session, I knew that Lifta was the perfect fit. Adelle made sure to stop i[...]
There's something about the Ella Valley that brings back such fond memories of driving through California. Radio on, windows down, and wind in your hair. At the same time, the Roman era ruins sprinkled in make it so uniquely Israel. When discussing locations with the Golani family for their family portraits, I think we all knew that we would be hard-pressed to find a [...]
We met amongst the remains of Lifta for their bridal session... While Muna and Ali both live in the north, they chose to incorporate a session in Jerusalem as part of their multi-day wedding celebration. Ali had grown to love the area while studying nearby when he was younger, making the decision an easy one. Braving the intense heat, we explored the paths between [...]
As a creative, I think that it is important to do things that push yourself. To move out of your comfort zone as often as possible. So last spring, with a camera and just one roll of film in hand, I set off to Shuk HaCarmel in Tel Aviv. There I met up with Fabiana Kocubey, a talented photographer herself, for coffee and an impromptu session...