Readers’ Choice 2019: Photographer

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Norm Levin


(415) 250-3189  •

Norm Levin of Natural Portraits and Events is an award-winning Bay Area photographer who provides artistic and spirit-filled photographs of all types of events, specializing in family celebrations, weddings, b’nai mitzvahs and reunions, as well as corporate meetings and seminars.

Richard Mayer Photography


(650) 465-3673  •

Serving Jewish community clients for over 30 years, Richard Mayer specializes in wedding and b’nai mitzvah photography, and says many rabbis and clergy have hired him to photograph their own family events. Two of his photos were featured in a show on local Jewish life at San Francisco’s Contemporary Jewish Museum.

Shoey Sindel Photography


(510) 917-0659  •

Shoey Sindel is a portrait and event photographer specializing in lifecycle events, including weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, anniversaries and family events. Her photos and albums document “the love and relationships throughout people’s lives,” she writes. Families’ and brides’ beautiful portraits line the window and walls of her Berkeley shop.

Scott Lasky


(408) 363-0654  •

A regular in past J. Readers’ Choice awards, Lasky photography returns to the list of our readers’ faves. With 1,500+ weddings and events under his belt, Scott has earned the reputation that he enjoys among the area’s best photographers. Whether a simcha or corporate event, Scott brings the same level of enthusiasm and professionalism to his work.

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