Anna’s Bat Mitzvah | Temple Emanuel Grand Rapids, MI

This was such a delightful event to cover! Anna’s Bat Mitzvah was held at Temple Emanuel in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The service was not to be photographed so you won’t see any of that here… I was able to film it and that was fun! Here are some of the portraits of the day and the fun party that followed. Anna is big into theater and stared in many roles already, her party reflected her love of  the stage. It was a blast! Congrats again to Anna, you did an amazing job!

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Amanda Kamppinen:

West Michigan born and raised. I call Grand Rapids home but I make many excuses to be lakeside. I will always be trying to make you laugh. It's my way.

Fun Facts:

Favorite band:

The National

Favorite Food:

Mall Pretzels

Favorite Podcast:

The Neighborhood Listen

Favorite lake:


Arrae Photography is a West Michigan portrait, engagement, and wedding photographer with true-to-life color and posing.

Serving Grand Rapids, Detroit, Traverse City, Chicago, and beyond.