Portrait views for the article “The Front Lines of Addiction” by writer Will Cortney for Merrimack Valley Magazine.
I started the shoot that day with Marian Ryan Middlesex County District Attorney at her offices in Woburn MA.
She believes we need to get to people before they get addicted and has convened her own opioid task force.
On the recovery end I met with Keriann near her home at the banks of Horn Pond in Woburn.
Keriann works at Megan’s House a home in Lowell that helps women transition out of substance abuse.
Later that day I met with Kara in Nashua NH and her family, she says ” Help is out there and it’s worth it” “Your life is worth it”.
Look for more in the latest issue of Merrimack Valley Magazine Sept/Oct 2016.
Enjoy the seafood raw bar, pesto rubbed cod and shaved cauliflower bowl.
Check out the review by writer Dean Johnson in the September/October issue of Merrimack Valley Magazine.
Another round of Autumn Drinks for the article Harvest Moon Mixology by writer Dean Johnson.
This time shooting at Cotton in Manchester NH with Peaches Paige.
Her specialty drink for the Fall season is the Spiced Pear Nectar Martini.
Check out the recipe in the Sept/Oct issue of Merrimack Valley Magazine.
Portrait views of Superintendent John Lavoie on location of the Greater Lawrence Technical School.
John attended GLTS as a student graduating in 1968.
I shot him within the halls of the school but also with some of his high school mementos too.
Check out the article in the latest issue of Merrimack Valley Magazine by writer Alyson Aiello.
The reception started at the Nesmith House and continued later at the Lowell Campus with a discussion about Cambodian/American relations and diplomacy.
Ambassador Heidt took questions from the audience with members of the greater-Lowell Southeast Asian community in attendance.
Writer Dean Johnson’s article “Harvest Moon Mixology” brought me to the Stonehedge Hotel and Spa.
I shot with bartender Jared Bracci for the Nolo Bar and Bistro with his Apple Picker and Black Magic specialty drinks for those cold nights.
Look for the article in the Sept/Oct 2016 issue of Merrimack Valley Magazine out now.
Shooting at the Bancroft Restaurant in Burlington MA.
I met with Executive Chef Mario Capone and photographed his Maitake Mushroom Flan with Maitake Mushroom Ravioli.
You can find the recipe in the Sept/Oct issue of Merrimack Valley Magazine.
Look for the article “The Hidden World” by writer and editor Doug Sparks.
I met with their integrated care team for some views at their newest facility in Lowell MA.
The team meets to provide daily communication, seamless coordination and ongoing collaboration.
Check out the article in the Sept/Oct 2016 issue of Merrimack Valley Magazine.
Megan’s House is a residential treatment home in Lowell MA for young women affected by addiction and substance abuse now celebrating their one year anniversary.
Megan’s House was made possible by Tim Grover whose daughter Megan lost her battle with addiction.
I met with Marybeth Murphy who serves as program director for a tour of the facilities and was joined by their newest resident Jackie, a rescue dog.
Jackie was recovering from some surgery but was providing a great service as comfort dog, mascot and pet.
Learn more about all the good work being done at “Megan’s House” in the article by writer Scott Shurtleff in the latest edition of Merrimack Valley Magazine.