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    For over 20 years Jeffrey Schmieg Photography has been captuing the special memories of bar mitzvahs and bat mitzvahs with style and quality that keeps families coming back again and again.

    Contact me at 952-237-9544 or via email for availability and more information about my photography services. I look forward to talking with you.


LizzieLizzie is young lady full energy and personality.  About the only thing that might slow her down is a bat mitzvah.  Nope, that didn’t slow her down either.  It was great to work with Lizzie and her family again to celebrate another simcha.  We had a fantastic portrait session Friday afternoon and then Saturday night it was time to cruise the Mississippi in celebration.  It was a nice evening with just a little bit a rain but that didn’t dampen the party as friends and family enjoyed the ride up and down the river and through the lower locks.


Mazel tov to Lizzie and her family.  Enjoy the video and then follow this link to her photo gallery.


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Sam had a full-house for his Bar Mitzvah a few weeks ago.  Thursday evening we did a fun portrait session with him and his family.  The weather was great and we even got some great shots outside.  Saturday night Sam celebrated with a big casino party at the Medina Country Club.  Karl Achilles had his Aces High Casino running at full steam for Sam, friends and family.  It was an easy going evening with horse racing, bingo, and all the favorite cards games.  Casino nights always bring out the fun expressions and are a blast to photograph.

Mazel tov to Sam on his Bar Mitzvah!  Enjoy the photos and video and then follow this link to his online gallery.


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Zachary_Bar_MitzvahI’ve been looking forward to shooting Zachary’s Bar Mitzvah for a while now, and it didn’t disappoint.  We had a great portrait session on Friday and then Sunday morning family and friends all gathered to celebrate at the always fun Varsity Theater in Dinkytown.  The ladies from Amy Zaroff  Events+Design had the place in tip top shape when Zach and his family arrived.  It was a energetic crowd and Sarge and his crew from Level 11 were happy to put on a great show.  I don’t think the dance floor was quiet for one minute.  Zach did a great job and we got some wonderful photos to remember the weekend by.

Enjoy the party recap video and then follow this link to his online photo gallery.  Mazel tov, Zach!


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It’s been a very spring.  This time it was Marissa’s turn to become a Bat Mitzvah.   She’s a great, young lady and was a lot of fun to work with.  Thought I’d share a couple of my favorites from her portrait session at Beth El a few weeks ago.

To see all the wonderful photos from her session, follow this link to Marissa’s bat mitzvah gallery.  Enjoy!

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We had a wonderful portrait session a couple weeks ago with Margo and her family.  Weather was great and crab-apple trees were in blossom so we took full advantage of them.   It was lot of fun and Margo and the family had a lot of energy.  Dad ended the session with checks covered in lipstick.  Love that shot!  Mazel tov to Margo and her family.  Follow this link to see rest of the great photos from Margo’s Bar Mitzvah.

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