Eli Meir Kaplan Photography

Eli Meir Kaplan is an environmental portrait and lifestyle photographer
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Some images from a lifestyle shoot at Matapeake Beach on Kent Island in Maryland.

Talent: Simon Harrington, Nancy Farrell

Assistant: Rebecca Saunders

My sister-in-law and nephew at Carl’s Ice Cream in Fredericksburg, VA. Perfect last day of summer. Thanks to the good folks at Carl’s! 

My niece and Efrat’s childhood stuffed hippopotamus.

My niece and Efrat’s childhood stuffed hippopotamus.

Midnight Movers Unltd.

—Follow The Wind


Curtis Pope of the Midnight Movers at Union Station in 2014.

Eli Meir Kaplan Presents Award-Winning Soul 51: DC Musicians


Eli Meir Kaplan

Award-winning Washington, D.C.-based portrait, lifestyle. music and documentary photographer Eli Meir Kaplan has new work in his PhotoServe portfolio Music Gallery from an ongoing personal project. The project is called Soul51: DC Soul Musicians and has appeared on Slate and Okayplayer. (Continue Reading)

One of my favorite aspects of this ongoing project is reuniting some bands for that haven’t been together for more than 30 years. I hope the photos help raise awareness of some the amazing soul and funk music that came out our nation’s capital. To hear some of the music check out my blog, Soul51.

Cutts & Case Shipyard is one of a few wooden boat designers in the mid-Atlantic. Here’s what I shot.

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Ironically, a Pontiac GTO was nearly the lone car on the road where we did this shoot. It was mostly horses and buggies!

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