I recently had the pleasure of photographing the Asian American and Pacific Islander Mental Health Forum (AAPI) at Umass Lowell. AAPI was the first conference I photographed when I started up Leah C-S Photography. There were some great discussions about improving intergenerational communication to preserve culture and tradition, as well as some fabulous traditional Cambodian […]
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I recently photographed an awards ceremony for the Department of Mental Health. Awards were given to members of the community who have severe mental health diagnoses and have found employment, stability and fulfillment. It was wonderful to see people overcoming stigma and acknowledging each other’s successes!
I was asked by the 1199 chapter of SEIU to cover this event last minute, and I’m sure glad they reached out to me! 1199 SEIU brought together home care workers, nursing home workers, hospital employees and more to fight for a $15/hour minimum wage and better healthcare. Attorney General Maura Healy gave a speech at […]
I recently photographed the Mother’s Day event for WAND (Women’s Action for New Directions). It was a great combination of relaxed, productive and inspiring! The speakers include Sayre Shelden, a founding member of WAND and Congresswoman Katherine Clark. I hope to wok with WAND again!
I took a few photos in the garden of my family friend, Roxanne. She grows some beautiful flowers!
Here are some photos of my photo student, Mario and his charming companion, Darling. I’m not much of a dog person, but Darling has won me over!
Here are a few photos I took of some forsythia and some new candleholders I picked up at Michael’s craft store! Who says still lives have to be costly?
I did a shoot recently with my friend Punqrose. It was the first shoot I’ve done since winter, and we had a great time. Punqrose is a poet and artist, and overall a strong and beautiful person. When I asked her what she wanted to focus on for the photo shoot, she said “Re-emerging from […]
My friend Lyda Langford came home for spring break, and we got to take some photos while we were together. I love how easy it is to make beautiful images of her! She’s an amazing fibers artist, you can see her work here: https://www.behance.net/llangford She will also have an easy shop called Hestiaprints up and […]