Portraits by Diana Levine: Julie Lauritsen, Sharon Yoo, and Natasha Moustache

Portraits by Diana Levine: Julie Lauritsen, Sharon Yoo, and Natasha Moustache

Photo by Julie Lauritsen. Photo Shoot for a Cure photographers:Will Mann, Christina Cobb, Dave Green, Diana Levine, Natasha Moustache, Brian Lauritsen, Gail Achin, Chris Valites, and filmmaker Mark Gilday Jr.

Photo by Julie Lauritsen. Photo Shoot for a Cure photographers:Will Mann, Christina Cobb, Dave Green, Diana Levine, Natasha Moustache, Brian Lauritsen, Gail Achin, Chris Valites, and filmmaker Mark Gilday Jr.

Photo by Natasha Moustache. James Joseph Salon provided hair styling for VIP guests. From left to right: Grace Soto, Gabrielle D’Antona, Andre Manguikian, Mary Chheng, Emily Hernandez and Maria Carvalho of James Joseph Salon

Photo by Natasha Moustache. James Joseph Salon provided hair styling for VIP guests. From left to right: Grace Soto, Gabrielle D’Antona, Andre Manguikian, Mary Chheng, Emily Hernandez and Maria Carvalho of James Joseph Salon

Photo by Natasha Moustache. Trisha Spillane, Whitney Parks, Joanna Mann, Krista Beerman and Lauren Ketchum

Photo by Natasha Moustache. Trisha Spillane, Whitney Parks, Joanna Mann, Krista Beerman and Lauren Ketchum

Photo by Natasha Moustache. Advertising and editorial photographer Diana Levine. Diana produces Photo Shoot for a Cure, inspired by her Mom's diagnosis with Parkinson's disease 12 years ago.

Photo by Natasha Moustache. Advertising and editorial photographer Diana Levine. Diana produces Photo Shoot for a Cure, inspired by her Mom's diagnosis with Parkinson's disease 12 years ago.

Portraits by Diana Levine: Kadyrose Druar and Vanessa Merta from Lovepop, ballet dancer and model Michal Mangan, and graphic and mechanical designer Tobi Amos

Portraits by Diana Levine: Kadyrose Druar and Vanessa Merta from Lovepop, ballet dancer and model Michal Mangan, and graphic and mechanical designer Tobi Amos

Photo by Natasha Moustache. Photo Shoot for a Cure volunteers: (Top to bottom, left to right) Gail Achin, George Trickel (Leica Store Boston), Dave Green, Lindsay Scarcella, Diana Levine, Julie Lauritsen, Brian Lauritsen, Maria Phillips, Dr. Kara Smith, Debbie Barron, Marcella Sliney, Christina Cobb, Katie Wadland, Alaina Pleatman, Will Mann, and Marissa Robinson.

Photo by Natasha Moustache. Photo Shoot for a Cure volunteers: (Top to bottom, left to right) Gail Achin, George Trickel (Leica Store Boston), Dave Green, Lindsay Scarcella, Diana Levine, Julie Lauritsen, Brian Lauritsen, Maria Phillips, Dr. Kara Smith, Debbie Barron, Marcella Sliney, Christina Cobb, Katie Wadland, Alaina Pleatman, Will Mann, and Marissa Robinson.

Photo by Natasha Moustache. Sephora Prudential Center provided make up for VIP guests. From left to right: make up artists Maritza Trujillo, Kayla Boyden, Ambar Sosa, and Yesenia Ramirez

Photo by Natasha Moustache. Sephora Prudential Center provided make up for VIP guests. From left to right: make up artists Maritza Trujillo, Kayla Boyden, Ambar Sosa, and Yesenia Ramirez

Portraits by Diana Levine: Madeleine Capino, Allison Cossman from GatherDC, and Sarah Appleby from 100 Pier 4

Portraits by Diana Levine: Madeleine Capino, Allison Cossman from GatherDC, and Sarah Appleby from 100 Pier 4

Photo by Natasha Moustache. Scott Levine and Jon Lawton from Hunt's Photo & Video with George Trickel from Leica Store Boston

Photo by Natasha Moustache. Scott Levine and Jon Lawton from Hunt's Photo & Video with George Trickel from Leica Store Boston

Photo by Christina Cobb. The party featured a photo booth from Leica Store Boston, using the Leica Sofort instant camera.

Photo by Christina Cobb. The party featured a photo booth from Leica Store Boston, using the Leica Sofort instant camera.

Clare VanMeter from The Michael J. Fox Foundation, Mary Kate McCann from Team Fox Boston Young Professionals, Diana Levine, producer of Photo Shoot for a Cure, Kathleen O'Donnell, Grace Crotty, and Alexis Hovanesian from Team Fox Boston YPs, and Axi Walker from Team Fox.

Clare VanMeter from The Michael J. Fox Foundation, Mary Kate McCann from Team Fox Boston Young Professionals, Diana Levine, producer of Photo Shoot for a Cure, Kathleen O'Donnell, Grace Crotty, and Alexis Hovanesian from Team Fox Boston YPs, and Axi Walker from Team Fox.

Photo by Natasha Moustache. Linda Kupstis, Linda Pacella, Paula Sylvester, Debi Gould, Susan Devlin, Julie Galgay, and Marcella Sliney

Photo by Natasha Moustache. Linda Kupstis, Linda Pacella, Paula Sylvester, Debi Gould, Susan Devlin, Julie Galgay, and Marcella Sliney

Photos by Natasha Moustache. Photos Left: Dr. Kara Smith, neurologist at the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Clinic at UMASS Memorial Medical Center. Right: Clare VanMeter, The Michael J. Fox Foundation.

Photos by Natasha Moustache. Photos Left: Dr. Kara Smith, neurologist at the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Clinic at UMASS Memorial Medical Center. Right: Clare VanMeter, The Michael J. Fox Foundation.

Photos by Gail Achin. Shannon Sullivan and Lucinda Catino from Polished Nail Boutique, who provided manicures for VIP guests at Photo Shoot for a Cure

Photos by Gail Achin. Shannon Sullivan and Lucinda Catino from Polished Nail Boutique, who provided manicures for VIP guests at Photo Shoot for a Cure

Photos by Natasha Moustache. Left: Erin Keaveney, Senior Account Manager at SHIFT Communications, and Jenn Keaveney, Program Manager at PTC. Right: Scott Parmalee from AbbVie and lead event coordinator for Photo Shoot for a Cure, Jess Aker Archer

Photos by Natasha Moustache. Left: Erin Keaveney, Senior Account Manager at SHIFT Communications, and Jenn Keaveney, Program Manager at PTC. Right: Scott Parmalee from AbbVie and lead event coordinator for Photo Shoot for a Cure, Jess Aker Archer

Photos by Brian Lauritsen. Left: Will Mann photographs Julie Lauritsen. Right: Photographer Dave Green shoots portraits.

Photos by Brian Lauritsen. Left: Will Mann photographs Julie Lauritsen. Right: Photographer Dave Green shoots portraits.

Photo by Natasha Moustache. Oscar Alvarez, Jacob Solkof, Michael Kalish, founder of Following//Boston, Michal Magnan and Ajai Bharadwaj

Photo by Natasha Moustache. Oscar Alvarez, Jacob Solkof, Michael Kalish, founder of Following//Boston, Michal Magnan and Ajai Bharadwaj

EVENT RECAP: PHOTO SHOOT FOR A CURE, SEPTEMBER 9, 2017

• On September 9th, 2017, photographers, artists, hair stylists, make up artists, individuals and businesses from all over Boston came together for one night, for one purpose: to speed a cure for Parkinson’s disease. The party raised over $30,000 for The Michael J. Fox Foundation. 

• The party took place at District Hall in Boston’s Innovation District and featured photo shoots, makeovers, a Silent Auction, photo and art galleries, appetizers, music and more.

• Make up was provided by the Sephora Prudential Center, hair styling was provided by James Joseph Salons, and manicures were provided by Polished Nail Boutique

• The party featured photo shoots by Diana Levine, Dave Green, Will Mann, and Christina Cobb. Event photographers included Gail Achin, Erin Boulanger, Brian Lauritsen, and Natasha Moustache. The party was filmed by video producer & editor Mark Gilday Jr.  

• The party featured a pop up gallery of photos from Following//Boston, with 100% of photo sales going to The Michael J. Fox Foundation. The gallery was framed by Big Picture Framing, which featured work from photographers Oscar Alvarez, Erin Defuria, Susan Flaherty, Michael Kalish, William Mann, Teron Nezwek, and Saili K. Travel. 

• The party also included a photo booth from Leica Store Boston, and a showcase of artwork from The Art Cart, featuring the work of James Hurley Bruno, an artist living with Parkinson’s. 

• The Silent Auction included items from: The Red Sox, The Celtics, Johnny Cupcakes, Volante Farms, Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street, Hunt’s Photo & Video, Leica Store Boston, Big Picture Framing, New England Aquarium, ICA Boston, Rule Boston Camera, Flour Bakery + Cafe, Wahlburgers, Not Your Average Joes, Yotel Boston, Lovepop, Bombas, Bantam Bagels, Craft Beer Cellar Fort Point, and many more.

• Speakers included: Diana Levine, producer of Photo Shoot for a Cure; Cindy Bittker, Diana Levine’s Mom; Dr. Kara Smith, neurologist at Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorders Center at UMass Memorial Medical Center; Morgan Bell, District Representative, Congressman Moulton’s office; Rick Batycyk, Chief Technology Officer, Acorda Therapeutics, Michelle Woodbrey, 2Sisters Senior Living Advisors; and Clare VanMeter, The Michael J. Fox Foundation

• The September 9th party was sponsored by:
Platinum: Voyager Therapeutics, District Hall, and Acorda Therapeutics
Gold: Quincy Hearing, Acadia Pharmaceuticals, and 2 Sisters Senior Living Advisors
Silver: Viacord, Pfizer, AbbVie, Sephora, James Joseph Salon, and Polished Nail Boutique
Gold: Newtonville Camera, South Boston Community Health Center Seaport, Classic Communications, Lundbeck, Hunt’s Photo & Video, Leica Store Boston, Big Picture Framing, Levine Dispute Resolution Center, Rock Steady Boxing Metrowest Boston, Staples Fresh Pond Mall, AdoramaPix + Wells Financial Partners LLC

• Photo Shoot for a Cure is produced by advertising and editorial photographer Diana Levine, inspired by her Mom, who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease 12 years ago. Diana’s clients include Rolling Stone, Billboard, Converse, Boston Globe Magazine and MTV, and has photographed Alicia Keys, Kim Kardashian, Barack Obama, New Kids on the Block, Hanson, One Direction, Elvis Costello, Ludacris, Billy Corgan, Ed Sheeran, and John Legend among others. 

• To date, Photo Shoot for a Cure has raised over $40,000 for The Michael J. Fox Foundation.

Contact: Diana Levine, dianalevinephoto@gmail.com   |    photoshootforacure.com