Denver Mitzvah Photographer

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From the simplest to the most grand, I love to bring a unique and cinematic approach to photographing your Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah and B’nai Mitzvahs. The passage into adulthood told from the photojournalistic perspective of everyone present, from the children and their friends to the parents and grandparents.

I can work closely with you and your planners to understand the larger vision and your unique sensibilities. Then we can create a meticulous plan designed specifically for your mitzvah:  from selecting the lenses and lighting to choosing the best portrait, temple and candid shot set-ups. On the day of the event I capture all the pride, fun and memorable moments with a light-footed presence that puts everyone at ease. I photographed my first mitzvah in 1994 with a pioneering documentary style, telling the story with images through the eyes of the both the children and the adults.

Bat Mitzvah and Bar Mitzvah service areas include Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. There is no travel charge for coverage on Colorado’s front range. All service levels include signature documentary photography, rapid image presentation, and all your images on disc, ready-to-print with personal use copyright release. You choose images for your album and photo prints and canvases.


All service levels include …

  • NINE HOURS of Documentary Photography Coverage to be assigned as you desire
  • SPLIT photography coverage hours between Thursday rehearsal and Saturday service and/or reception
  • COLOR and BLACK + WHITE | all of your images delivered in both renditions
  • ONLINE GALLERY | all of your images available for family and friends to enjoy as often as they like
  • RAPID PRESENTATION | view your event online within five business days
  • READY-TO-PRINT FILES | your images on USB jump drive with personal-use copyright release and mini proof-book
  • LEATHER ALBUM | 30 page 10 x 10 inch album with your favorite images
  • PRINT CREDIT | $300 print credit

The cost for above detailed Mitzvah Photography service is $2,950. A signed agreement and 50% retainer is required to book photography for your event. Balance amount due 10 days prior to event date. Press the CONTACT button on the top of your screen to inquiry about photography availability on your day.

All images © Tom Koetting | tomkphoto ~ Denver Mitzvah Photographer