Josh’s Bar Mitzvah – Temple Beth Elohim, Wellesley

Josh is such a great kid and I absolutely loved spending his Bar Mitzvah day with him and his family.  He did a fantastic job at the service at Temple Beth Elohim in Wellesley, Massachusetts.  And he spent the evening celebrating with family and friends at the Boston Marriott in Newton.  Here are some of my favorite images from the day.


I was so impressed by how calm and comfortable Josh was in front of the camera.  Especially since he was about to be in the spotlight!  We had a great time taking formal photos prior to the service.


Temple Beth Elohim has a beautiful courtyard and it was a gorgeous day for outdoor photos!  I was thrilled to be able to take advantage of the last of the fall color in New England.

Josh had a great theme for his Bar Mitzvah.  He’s a huge hockey fan.  The room at the Marriott in Newton was lit blue.  He had these great lit centerpieces that illuminated photos of Josh throughout his life.  There was a fabulous hockey cake and hockey themed favors and place cards.

The kids had a great time playing cards.  The DJ created the biggest human chair I’ve ever seen.  If you’ve never seen one, this is super impressive.  The kids got in a circle on their chairs.  They turned to the side and layered themselves with heads on laps.  When they were all set, the DJ and dancers removed the chairs from under them and they just floated there.  It was so cool!

Of course, the kids weren’t the only ones having fun!  The adults were let in on the action too.  The dance floor was never empty!



Venue – Boston Marriott, Newton

Entertainment – Siagel Productions

Lighting – Boston Sound and Light

About the Author:
Nikki Cole is a professional photographer who captures Weddings, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, Senior Portraits and other life events. Please contact her to start telling your story!

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