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Photographing in only natural light, my biggest desire is to make images that capture real,  honest moments and natural connection. I've loved photography since I was a girl, but my heart for photography grew when I became a mom, raising my kids has been my biggest inspiration so far.  Love does crazy things.

If you are interested in booking a session please contact me for more information on rates and availability.

P. 7148831432
E. leah@lilyblue.com




BIO

Leah Zawadzki has been making photographs for almost 15 years. Her professional career started in design, working over 10 years as a commercial interior designer. Currently, she is teaching photography in her online class The Simple Edit at Illuminate and shooting a limited number of client sessions. Leah lives in Southern California with her husband and three teenage children.



TEACHING & SPEAKING

Illuminate Class Online Teacher 2016 to present
Family Narrative Guest Speaker 2017
NAPCP Guest Speaker 2011
Wallflower Friends Retreat Teacher 2010-2012


EXHIBITIONS

The Quite Landscape, September 2017. Photoplace Gallery, Middlebury, VT, Online Annex. Jurors: Jacob and Alissa Hessler.

Portfolio ShowCase Volume 9, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO. July 1-September 10th, 2016 Juror: Maggie Blanchard. Project: Love Remains.

Water, Elemental and Fundamental. September 2014. Photoplace Gallery, Middlebury, VT, Online Annex. Juror: Laura Moya.

Art of photography show. September 2012. San Diego Art Institute. Juror: Julian cox.

Photoplace Open. June 2012. Photoplace Gallery, Middlebury, VT. Juror: Kyohei Abe.

Black and White. April 2012. The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO. Juror: Susan Spiritus.

Black and White.  July 2011. The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO. [Permanent Collection] Juror: Catherine Edelman.

Black and White. April-May 2011. The Vermont Photography Workplace, Middlebury, VT. Juror: Dan Burkholder.

Human + Being.  April 2011. The Center for Fine Art Photography, online gallery, Fort Collins, CO. Juror: Phil Borges.

Uncommon Portraits. March 2010. The Vermont Photography Workplace, Middlebury, VT. Juror: Cig Harvey.

Childhood: An International Exhibition. January 2010. Texas Photographic Society, Austin, TX. Juror: Jamie Lee Curtis.

Blue: and Exhibition of Photographs about Color. December 2009. The Vermont Photoplace Online Annex, Middlebury, VT. Juror: Aline Smithson.

Carmel Art and Film Festival. October 2009.  Marjorie Evans Gallery, Carmel, CA.

Art of Photography Show. Honorable Mention. September 2009. Lyceum Theatre, San Diego, CA. Juror: Charlotte Cotton.


PUBLISHED

Montecito Journal. Winter/spring issue 2012/13.

PDN faces. September issue 2012.

Photoplus Magazine. Exclusive preview edition.  2007.