Feirstein Bat Mitzvah, Mazel Tov! {Charlotte Bat Mitzvah Photography}

You might remember the Feirsteins from a couple of months ago. I met them in Charlotte at UNCC for a family session and we tromped around the gardens, laughed…I put them in awkward poses (lemme tell ya HOW much pre-teens love when I pose them with their siblings haha) but we got some great imagery that day and I was more than ready to come to Temple Beth El in Charlotte to document Shelby’s big day.

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I must admit, I have not only never shot a Bat Mitzvah before but have also never been to temple. I was not entirely sure what to expect. I was quite surprised really. The service itself was quite lively, incorporating family in several aspects (I’m a sucker for family stuff), a fair amount of movement…it was quite impressive. The party, later that evening at Carmel Country Club was super fun for the kids AND the adults!

Photographer: Cat Ford-Coates, Studio 828 Photography

Venue:  Carmel Country Club

Entertainment DJ: Eklipse Entertainment

Do you or your family have a monumental occasion on the horizon? A Bat or Bar Mitzvah, a proposal, a wedding? Studio 828 Photography would be excited to come and document that day for you! Email Cat@Studio-828.com today. Cat Ford-Coates is not your typical events photographer. She takes only great care to photograph your event and her work has been described as creative, sincere and timeless. Get in touch today for your upcoming wedding or event date. Cat will respond to you personally to discuss your vision for your special event and tailor a package specifically for you.

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Chantal & John’s Wedding {Waynesville Wedding Photography}

What a fun day! I was lucky enough to have had one Mister Ryan Bumgarner call on me to act as his second shooter for this summer afternoon wedding in Waynesville. Once we arrived and I met with the bride…we were bound and determined to have a crazy fun day! Chantal and her wedding party were an absolute blast to shoot for! Thank you Ryan and thank you Chantal and John! It was my pleasure!!!

Wedding Venue: The Waynesville Inn & Spa

Primary Wedding Photographer: Ryan Bumgarner Photography

Wedding Entertainment: Eklipse Entertainment

Bride kissing groom
Come here and kiss me!

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