Meet the 2018 Photo Shoot for a Cure
Photographers, Filmmakers and Artists!

 

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  Diana Levine   Photographer  Instagram:  @dianalevine  Portfolio:  dianalevine.com   Diana is an advertising and editorial photographer and the founder of  Photo Shoot for a Cure . She launched the series 3 years ago, in support of her Mom, who was diagnosed with Young Onset Parkinson’s disease 14 years ago.    Diana’s clients include Rolling Stone, Billboard, MTV, Converse, Boston Magazine, The Boston Globe Magazine, and she has photographed Alicia Keys, Kim Kardashian, Ed Sheeran, One Direction, President Clinton, Chelsea Clinton, Usher, Ludacris, New Kids on the Block, Hanson, Patti Labelle, Elvis Costello and more.

Diana Levine
Photographer
Instagram: @dianalevine
Portfolio: dianalevine.com

Diana is an advertising and editorial photographer and the founder of Photo Shoot for a Cure. She launched the series 3 years ago, in support of her Mom, who was diagnosed with Young Onset Parkinson’s disease 14 years ago.
   Diana’s clients include Rolling Stone, Billboard, MTV, Converse, Boston Magazine, The Boston Globe Magazine, and she has photographed Alicia Keys, Kim Kardashian, Ed Sheeran, One Direction, President Clinton, Chelsea Clinton, Usher, Ludacris, New Kids on the Block, Hanson, Patti Labelle, Elvis Costello and more.

  Sarah Bastille   Photographer  Instagram:  @sarahbastillephotography  Portfolio:  sarahbastille.com   Since starting her wedding business in 2003, Sarah has been fortunate to document countless moments of celebration, love and joy for her wonderful clients in Boston and New England. Her wedding work has been featured in many distinguished online and print publications, including Vogue, Town & Country, Grace Ormonde, Bliss Celebrations, Boston Weddings, and The Knot. She is thrilled to be participating in this year’s  Photo Shoot for a Cure  in loving support of her Dad and Stepdad, who are both tackling their recent Parkinson’s diagnoses with grit and humor.

Sarah Bastille
Photographer
Instagram: @sarahbastillephotography
Portfolio: sarahbastille.com

Since starting her wedding business in 2003, Sarah has been fortunate to document countless moments of celebration, love and joy for her wonderful clients in Boston and New England. Her wedding work has been featured in many distinguished online and print publications, including Vogue, Town & Country, Grace Ormonde, Bliss Celebrations, Boston Weddings, and The Knot. She is thrilled to be participating in this year’s Photo Shoot for a Cure in loving support of her Dad and Stepdad, who are both tackling their recent Parkinson’s diagnoses with grit and humor.

  Christina Cobb   Photographer  Instagram:  @christina.cobb  Portfolio:  christinacobb.com   Christina is a recent graduate from the New England School of Photography. She majored in portraiture photography, and minored in fashion photography, for which she was nominated Honors. Christina is currently a Photo Assistant for an online shopping company. As a freelance photographer, she enjoys photographing families, children, events and creative concepts with other artists.    Christina is most inspired by her mother, who has battled Parkinson’s for the past 10 years. She is committed to making her mom proud, and to help raise money for a cure with the help of her photography.

Christina Cobb
Photographer
Instagram: @christina.cobb
Portfolio: christinacobb.com

Christina is a recent graduate from the New England School of Photography. She majored in portraiture photography, and minored in fashion photography, for which she was nominated Honors. Christina is currently a Photo Assistant for an online shopping company. As a freelance photographer, she enjoys photographing families, children, events and creative concepts with other artists. 
  Christina is most inspired by her mother, who has battled Parkinson’s for the past 10 years. She is committed to making her mom proud, and to help raise money for a cure with the help of her photography.

  Dave Green   Photographer  Instagram:  @davegreenphoto  Portfolio:  davegreenphoto.com   Dave is a Boston-area photographer working on a broad range of content; portraits, events, products, and more. Dave loves exploring the beauty in the character and emotions of people and situations. Making people feel comfortable on a portrait shoot to capture their true self is priority number one. Clients include: Vater Percussion, Johnny Cupcakes, Berklee College of Music, Boston University.  

Dave Green
Photographer
Instagram: @davegreenphoto
Portfolio: davegreenphoto.com

Dave is a Boston-area photographer working on a broad range of content; portraits, events, products, and more. Dave loves exploring the beauty in the character and emotions of people and situations. Making people feel comfortable on a portrait shoot to capture their true self is priority number one. Clients include: Vater Percussion, Johnny Cupcakes, Berklee College of Music, Boston University.  

  Will Mann   Photographer  Instagram:  @wakeupwithwillie  Portfolio:  wmannphotography.com   Will is a Boston-based landscape, portrait and fashion photographer. He often collaborates with bloggers, models and other creatives in order to build brands, portfolios and other forms of self expression. Will is honored to be invited back to contribute to another  Photo Shoot for A Cure  event.  He looks forward to having you in front of his camera!  He is not big on words but lets his pictures do the talking, so don’t be shy. When he’s not shooting, he is either planning his next adventure, photo shoot idea or hanging out with his wife and pups.

Will Mann
Photographer
Instagram: @wakeupwithwillie
Portfolio: wmannphotography.com

Will is a Boston-based landscape, portrait and fashion photographer. He often collaborates with bloggers, models and other creatives in order to build brands, portfolios and other forms of self expression. Will is honored to be invited back to contribute to another Photo Shoot for A Cure event.  He looks forward to having you in front of his camera!  He is not big on words but lets his pictures do the talking, so don’t be shy. When he’s not shooting, he is either planning his next adventure, photo shoot idea or hanging out with his wife and pups.

  Natasha Moustache   Photographer  Instagram:  @iammoustache  Portfolio:  natashamoustache.com   Natasha is a Boston-based event and music photographer, recently voted  Boston’s Best Music Photographer of the Year . Natasha’s clients include everyone from Angel’s Envy Bourbon to Planned Parenthood and is still on cloud 9 after photographing and working with Garth Brooks for his recently published book. Natasha enjoys traveling for work and play, but mostly work because it’s economically friendly and easier on the bank account. Natasha is an avid film user and is currently seeking to pursue an MFA in photography. Natasha believes we all have a responsibility to use our talents to uplift and support those around us and is proud to be shooting  Photo Shoot for a Cure .

Natasha Moustache
Photographer
Instagram: @iammoustache
Portfolio: natashamoustache.com

Natasha is a Boston-based event and music photographer, recently voted Boston’s Best Music Photographer of the Year. Natasha’s clients include everyone from Angel’s Envy Bourbon to Planned Parenthood and is still on cloud 9 after photographing and working with Garth Brooks for his recently published book. Natasha enjoys traveling for work and play, but mostly work because it’s economically friendly and easier on the bank account. Natasha is an avid film user and is currently seeking to pursue an MFA in photography. Natasha believes we all have a responsibility to use our talents to uplift and support those around us and is proud to be shooting Photo Shoot for a Cure.

  Janelle Leroux   Photographer  Instagram:  @janelleleroux  Portfolio:  janelleleroux.com   Janelle is an accountant and hobbyist photographer who loves to travel. Janelle’s photography includes portraits, astrophotography, and documenting her travels through landscapes and cityscapes. Janelle also collaborates with More to Love® on a portrait collection that profiles individuals within a body positive community. Janelle volunteers with  Photo Shoot for a Cure  in honor of her Mémère, Yvonne Leroux, who lived with Parkinson’s Disease for over 25 years. Janelle is proud to be part of a community that is dedicated to raising awareness and fundraising to support research with the goal of finding a cure.

Janelle Leroux
Photographer
Instagram: @janelleleroux
Portfolio: janelleleroux.com

Janelle is an accountant and hobbyist photographer who loves to travel. Janelle’s photography includes portraits, astrophotography, and documenting her travels through landscapes and cityscapes. Janelle also collaborates with More to Love® on a portrait collection that profiles individuals within a body positive community. Janelle volunteers with Photo Shoot for a Cure in honor of her Mémère, Yvonne Leroux, who lived with Parkinson’s Disease for over 25 years. Janelle is proud to be part of a community that is dedicated to raising awareness and fundraising to support research with the goal of finding a cure.

  Dr. Angela Messmer-Blust   Photographer  Instagram:  @wanderblustphotos  Portfolio:  wanderblustphotography.com   Dr. Angela Messmer-Blust is currently an Assistant Professor at the RNA Therapeutics Institute at The University of Massachusetts Medical School. After hours, she loves traveling and using her camera to explore landscapes, cityscapes, astrophotography, as well as photographing her sweet daughter. She is excited to be involved with  Photo Shoot for a Cure  because as a scientist, it is not only important for her to be involved in research, it is also extremely valuable to help provide resources to propel therapeutic development. It’s a perfect way for her to give back as her scientific and photographic worlds collide.

Dr. Angela Messmer-Blust
Photographer
Instagram: @wanderblustphotos
Portfolio: wanderblustphotography.com

Dr. Angela Messmer-Blust is currently an Assistant Professor at the RNA Therapeutics Institute at The University of Massachusetts Medical School. After hours, she loves traveling and using her camera to explore landscapes, cityscapes, astrophotography, as well as photographing her sweet daughter. She is excited to be involved with Photo Shoot for a Cure because as a scientist, it is not only important for her to be involved in research, it is also extremely valuable to help provide resources to propel therapeutic development. It’s a perfect way for her to give back as her scientific and photographic worlds collide.

  Alex Cruzvergara | East Broad Media   Filmmaker  Instagram:  @east_broad_media  Portfolio:  eastbroadmedia.com   Alex is a filmmaker and video editor based in Boston. His rare eye for detail and composition in his documentary work has led him to create content for organizations nationwide. Through his production company, East Broad Media, Alex has worked with educational non profits, tech companies, and business of all sizes.       Alex is supporting  Photo Shoot For A Cure  in memory of his father, James Cruzvergara, who succumbed to complications related to late stage Parkinson’s disease.    

Alex Cruzvergara | East Broad Media
Filmmaker
Instagram: @east_broad_media
Portfolio: eastbroadmedia.com

Alex is a filmmaker and video editor based in Boston. His rare eye for detail and composition in his documentary work has led him to create content for organizations nationwide. Through his production company, East Broad Media, Alex has worked with educational non profits, tech companies, and business of all sizes.    
  Alex is supporting Photo Shoot For A Cure in memory of his father, James Cruzvergara, who succumbed to complications related to late stage Parkinson’s disease. 

 

  Brian Lauritsen   Photographer  Instagram:  @quillbottomphotos  Portfolio:  quillbottomphotos.wordpress.com   Brian is a full-time teacher at a special education school and part-time photographer, shooting weddings, concerts, and other events. He particularly enjoys taking candid photos and shots of nature and the world around us. Brian has been volunteering for  Photo Shoot for a Cure  for 2 years, in honor of his grandfather who had Parkinson’s, and is in awe of how it has grown in a few short years. 

Brian Lauritsen
Photographer
Instagram: @quillbottomphotos
Portfolio: quillbottomphotos.wordpress.com

Brian is a full-time teacher at a special education school and part-time photographer, shooting weddings, concerts, and other events. He particularly enjoys taking candid photos and shots of nature and the world around us. Brian has been volunteering for Photo Shoot for a Cure for 2 years, in honor of his grandfather who had Parkinson’s, and is in awe of how it has grown in a few short years. 

  Erika Fernandes   Photographer  Instagram:  @cherrytrailsphotography  Portfolio:  cherrytrails.net   Erika is an Ophthalmic Photographer at  Tufts Medical Center  and a recent graduate with a Bachelors in Photography. She plans on continuing her education with a Masters in Visual Arts in order to one day be able to teach and inspire others to create.    She always has a personal photography project in mind and loves making poetry match her photos. She’s handcrafted her own book off poems and pictures called  Seasons  and is working on the second edition. Erika photographs weddings, family portraits and engagement shoots and is always ready for a new adventure when it comes to candid photography.

Erika Fernandes
Photographer
Instagram: @cherrytrailsphotography
Portfolio: cherrytrails.net

Erika is an Ophthalmic Photographer at Tufts Medical Center and a recent graduate with a Bachelors in Photography. She plans on continuing her education with a Masters in Visual Arts in order to one day be able to teach and inspire others to create.
   She always has a personal photography project in mind and loves making poetry match her photos. She’s handcrafted her own book off poems and pictures called Seasons and is working on the second edition. Erika photographs weddings, family portraits and engagement shoots and is always ready for a new adventure when it comes to candid photography.

  Heather Wallace Kang   Photographer  Instagram:  @heatherwkang  Portfolio:  heatherkangphotography.com   Heather is a research scientist and photography enthusiast. She enjoys traveling and exploring her surroundings with her camera, focusing on landscapes and street scenes. She became involved with  Photo Shoot for a Cure  as a way to combine her love for science with her passion for photography to help raise money for  The Michael J. Fox Foundation . As a research scientist, Heather recognizes the central importance of funding basic scientific research to the discovery of new treatments and potential cures that can bring about positive changes in patients’ lives.

Heather Wallace Kang
Photographer
Instagram: @heatherwkang
Portfolio: heatherkangphotography.com

Heather is a research scientist and photography enthusiast. She enjoys traveling and exploring her surroundings with her camera, focusing on landscapes and street scenes. She became involved with Photo Shoot for a Cure as a way to combine her love for science with her passion for photography to help raise money for The Michael J. Fox Foundation. As a research scientist, Heather recognizes the central importance of funding basic scientific research to the discovery of new treatments and potential cures that can bring about positive changes in patients’ lives.

  Jack Daryl Cohen   Photographer  Instagram:  @jackdarylphotography  Portfolio:  jackdarylphotography.com   Jack is a Boston-based photographer born and raised in the New York City metropolitan area. Jack is a self-taught photographer shooting cityscapes and landscapes in New England and especially enjoys shooting in extreme conditions, from blizzards and sub-zero temperatures to middle of the night Milky Way shoots to 4:00am wake-ups to catch a sunrise. First just a hobby, Jack is dedicated to improving his techniques and compositions, to keep challenging himself and to collaborating with other like minded photographers in the Boston area.

Jack Daryl Cohen
Photographer
Instagram: @jackdarylphotography
Portfolio: jackdarylphotography.com

Jack is a Boston-based photographer born and raised in the New York City metropolitan area. Jack is a self-taught photographer shooting cityscapes and landscapes in New England and especially enjoys shooting in extreme conditions, from blizzards and sub-zero temperatures to middle of the night Milky Way shoots to 4:00am wake-ups to catch a sunrise. First just a hobby, Jack is dedicated to improving his techniques and compositions, to keep challenging himself and to collaborating with other like minded photographers in the Boston area.

  Dan Gillan   Photographer  Instagram:  @dangillan  Portfolio:  dangillan.com   Dan is a Boston-based photographer and filmmaker. For many years, Dan had a retail studio in Andover, MA and his work primarily focused on travel, aerial, music, commercial, wedding and family portrait subjects. After breaking his spine in a motor vehicle accident and subsequently selling his photo studio and Boston home, Dan travelled and photographed the USA living out of an 30’ Airstream camper for two years. He now uses his camera differently and is focused on more creative endeavors working with artists across many different mediums. Through his personal medical story, Dan has found the importance of getting behind causes and communities like  Photo Shoot for a Cure , and is volunteering to show his support to this cause. 

Dan Gillan
Photographer
Instagram: @dangillan
Portfolio: dangillan.com

Dan is a Boston-based photographer and filmmaker. For many years, Dan had a retail studio in Andover, MA and his work primarily focused on travel, aerial, music, commercial, wedding and family portrait subjects. After breaking his spine in a motor vehicle accident and subsequently selling his photo studio and Boston home, Dan travelled and photographed the USA living out of an 30’ Airstream camper for two years. He now uses his camera differently and is focused on more creative endeavors working with artists across many different mediums. Through his personal medical story, Dan has found the importance of getting behind causes and communities like Photo Shoot for a Cure, and is volunteering to show his support to this cause. 

  Victoria Bornstein   Portrait Illustrator  Instagram: @ a_portrait_a_day_  Portfolio: victoriabornstein.com  Victoria is a painter, illustrator, and graphic designer based in Boston, MA. She recently received her degree in Art and Design from the University of Michigan, and has been working at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston ever since! When not in her studio painting, you can find Victoria exploring museums, discovering new artists on instagram, hanging with friends and family, or doodling on any piece of paper she can find

Victoria Bornstein
Portrait Illustrator
Instagram: @a_portrait_a_day_
Portfolio: victoriabornstein.com

Victoria is a painter, illustrator, and graphic designer based in Boston, MA. She recently received her degree in Art and Design from the University of Michigan, and has been working at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston ever since! When not in her studio painting, you can find Victoria exploring museums, discovering new artists on instagram, hanging with friends and family, or doodling on any piece of paper she can find

  Chris D'Errico   Filmmaker   derrico.chris@gmail.com   Portfolio:  vimeopro.com/chrisderrico/portfolio   Chris is a director, editor based in Boston.  Working nationally + internationally, has directed projects from nationally televised TV commercials to feature documentaries.  He looks to stay sharp, creative, and curious.   

Chris D'Errico
Filmmaker
derrico.chris@gmail.com 
Portfolio: vimeopro.com/chrisderrico/portfolio

Chris is a director, editor based in Boston.  Working nationally + internationally, has directed projects from nationally televised TV commercials to feature documentaries.  He looks to stay sharp, creative, and curious.

 

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Michael Kalish
Founder, Following//Boston
Instagram: @michaelkalish
Instagram: @followingboston
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