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Leah Lee

Hey there! I am a portrait and lifestyle photographer based in Pasadena, California although I will happily travel anywhere. My approach to photography is simple; I need beautiful light, colorful, fun energy and clients that aren’t afraid of real, creative and expressive moments. Those moments, or the moments in between are what create the images that I am most proud of. I became a photographer because my camera allows me to capture time a way that tells a visual story. Those who know me, know I tend to stare (I like to say observe) so a camera is the perfect vehicle for me to navigate my visual curiosity. Being able to share my work makes my job pretty fulfilling – so, let me take this moment to say thank you, potential clients we may be able to create something great together!

I grew up in Orange County and got my Fine Arts degree at Humboldt State University. (*Fun fact; I was President of the Recycling Club). I currently live in Pasadena with my family. I have a great partner in my husband, 2 ridiculously special daughters and a beautiful Australian Shepherd. I have been a free lance photographer since 2007 and feel incredibly lucky to do what I do. Please take a look at my work and if you like what you see reach out.


The Wall Street Journal, Thrive Causemetics, CURE Magazine, Essence Magazine, CalTech University, Kirkland & Ellis, Proskauer Rose LLP, XRG Restaurant Group, Glenfiddich, One400, Maya Brenner Designs, German National Tourist Board, Friends of Deed,