Greetings friendly people! My name is Leslie Renee Proctor Levine and I am Leslie Renee Photography.
A very wise and talented photographer once asked a group of us “What is your Why?” Of course she was referring to photography. Why do I photograph families, children, women, couples and what about it is so important that I pursue clients so that I can photograph as many families, children, women, and couples as will let me?
It’s as simple as this: life is beautiful, life is emotional, life is infinite in its individuality, and most notably, life is fleeting. It goes so fast. Everyday I try to bribe my kids to stop growing and stay 11 & 8. I’ve tried money, Disney, anything; but much to my disappointment they keep growing. I can’t stop them from growing up of course, but I can create stunning images at every age that will bring me back whenever I start feeling nostalgic. I can do the same for you.
A while back I did a little experiment. I asked friends and family to describe me in a couple words. Overwhelmingly, these three notions prevailed: Free Spirited, Warm, & Genuine. What I realized is that not only does this describe my personality, but these qualities are clearly reflected in my work. This is what I offer to you: natural, breezy, heart-felt images that will mean the world to you.
Fun Facts About Me (I mean, why not, right?)
I grew up in a smallish town in Indiana. You can take the girl out of the mid-west but you can’t take the mid-west out of the girl.
I lived 10 places in 10 years as a young adult. My dad joked that I took up more pages in his address book than everyone else put together.
I am an avid crafter and sewer. I love projects and often make my own props.
My kids call me crazy hat lady. No explanation required.
I play a little piano and a little guitar; neither one particularly well.
I’m a gemini. This bodes well for being a photographer because a photographer is many many things and geminis like to have their hands in several things at once.
Now you’ve gotten to know me, I want to get to know you. Hit that contact tab at the top of the page and send me a message or better yet, give me a call at 516.425.2590. Let’s get together and create something special.