I was privileged to photograph musician and innovator Deepti Navaratna. Deepti has a background in south Indian classical music, which she mixes with many other musical styles. She’s been facilitating a music series called “Dialogues with the Divine”. The concert I photographed was an exploration of Hindu and Christian music, and it guest starred an […]
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 […]
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 went on a camping trip with some lovely folks recently! I had a great time with my friend Joey Phoenix, we went to cool workshops, shared meals, and had a weekend-long Game of Thrones themed tournament! It was an amazing time, and I’m so grateful to those who let me take their photo.
I recently photographed ArtBeat, a community art festival in Davis Square in Somerville. I had a great time meeting people of all ages, photographing vendors, and generally using my photography as a way to connect with my community. If you see a photo of someone you know, let me know so I can give them […]