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Perri’s Bat Mitzvah Celebration: Jersey-Style

It’s always an honor when families call upon me to record momentous milestones in their lives. I’ve captured a lot of events during my time as a photographer and I must say that bar/bat mitzvahs are my favorite.Witnessing young men and women commit themselves to their faith and all that it involves, is sacred. Add the awesome celebrations that follow and it’s clear to see why I delight in capturing these moments.During our first meeting, I could tell Perri and her family were a fun, loving bunch. You could feel the warm personalities radiating from each member. Perri has a positive impact on those around her and is surrounded by love and support from family and friends.The bat mitzvah ceremony was held at the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta. Rabbi Brian Glusman was the officiant. Family and friends from New York, New Jersey, Florida, and of course, Georgia, were on hand to help Perri celebrate this important life event. Her parents, Jason and Janel, beamed with pride as Perri effortlessly carried out the roles required of her during the ceremony.The celebration was nothing short of breathtaking. Perri’s father, Jason, served as event coordinator and was able to find the right vendors to help him put together a Jersey Boardwalk themed celebration. Vibrant and vivid colors were all around, guests feasted on popcorn, cotton candy and lots and lots of sweets! There were starbursts, lollipops, salt water taffy, and rice crispy treats to name a few.Dressed in a fabulous polka dot dress and illuminated sneakers, Perri seemed to enjoy being the center of attention as guest after guest greeted her with congratulations, hugs, and plenty of requests for pictures. She and her guest danced the night away with tunes provided by Vibe Entertainment. The photo booth provided by Life on Film Photography was a big hit with Perri and her friends as they donned props and captured memorable snapshots to take home.I can truly say that Perri and her family know how to celebrate. In addition to the Schwartz family, I would like to thank all of the vendors: Let’s Celebrate Events, Vibe Entertainment and Legacy Catering and Events for doing such a fantastic job and creating an atmosphere full of creativity, fun, and love that were a joy to capture.

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