Harkins Photo Blog

Portrait Susan West Levine of the Lowell Community Health Center

Posted in Editorial, Portrait by harkinsphoto on September 27, 2016



Susan West Levine Lowell Community Health Center’s new CEO was my subject over the summer.

We did a quick portrait at her new offices at the LCHC as she was interviewed for Merrimack Valley Magazine.

Look for the article “East and West” by writer Emily Fournier in this months issue.

Portrait Views Sam Boghigian Body Builder and Personal Trainer

Posted in Portrait by harkinsphoto on September 23, 2016

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Working with Sam Boghigian on some new portrait views for his fitness portfolio.

Sam is pursing a career as a professional body builder and he is a personal trainer.

You can follow his Youtube Site at this link and check out his Instagram here.

Hunting Mushrooms with Merrimack Valley Magazine

Posted in Editorial, Food, Portrait by harkinsphoto on September 19, 2016

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My latest cover view “Mushroom Hunting” with Merrimack Valley Magazine.

Look for the article “The Hidden World” by writer and MV Magazine editor Doug Sparks in the September/October 2016 issue.

I shot on location at the Gibbet Hill Grill in Groton MA with Chef Tom Fosnot with his Oyster Mushroom Bruschetta with Kale Pesto and Goat Cheese Cream.

You will also find this as my latest postcard promotion this week. Are you on the list?

En Plein Air with the Newburyport 10

Posted in Event, Portrait by harkinsphoto on September 15, 2016


“En plein air” is French for “in the open air” which is what the Newburyport 10 setup to do last June.

The article by Jenna Careri for Merrimack Valley Magazine brought me to meet them in downtown Newburyport MA.

The Newburyport 10 works year round painting various landscape location.

Look for them throughout the North Shore, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.

Town Market with Enterprise Bank

Posted in Commerical, Portrait by harkinsphoto on September 12, 2016

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Customer profile views with Enterprise Bank at the Town Market in Andover MA for this years annual report.

Town Market Andover is a new local community destination serving artisan foods and beverages.

Shooting with Senior VP Marlene Hoyt of Enterprise Bank with Tom Walsh and David Deloury of KSA Realty LLC.

PrideStar Center for Applied Learning

Posted in Editorial, Interiors, Portrait by harkinsphoto on September 8, 2016


Shooting with Frank McCabe and his son Frankie at the new PrideStar Center.

PrideStar Center is servicing local clients for autism and other neurological, behavioral and cognitive disorders.

It is helping young people achieve greater independence.

Look for the article “Stars Align” by writer Larry Flynn in the latest issue of Merrimack Valley Magazine.

Cover View with Business NH Magazine and CCA Global Partners

Posted in Editorial, Portrait by harkinsphoto on September 5, 2016


My latest cover view with Business NH Magazine shooting at CCA Global Partners in Manchester NH.

CCA Global Partners is #15 in the magazines list for “Best Companies to Work For”.

CCA is a retail cooperative with 13 independent business brands with products in flooring, lighting products, biking, nonprofit and more.

Look for the September 2016 cover in your mail box now.


Lighting Up Lowell

Posted in Event, Landscape, Personal by harkinsphoto on September 2, 2016

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Last night after a walking tour of the Lowell Canals with Richard Howe I enjoyed the lighting of the Canal ways in Lowell.

Part of the Lowell Waterways Vision project, several areas of the cities waterways were featured.

The presentation kicked off at the poorly named but historically significant Swamp Locks with a great crowd in attendance.

Highclere Castle and Bampton England

Posted in Architecture, Landscape, Personal by harkinsphoto on August 29, 2016

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The highlight of my recent trip to England was a tour to see the locations of the PBS Masterpiece Theater television show of Downton Abbey.

Janet and I got to view the town of Bampton and later that day Highclere Castle.

Bampton was the scene for much of the town, the church and hospital but it is actually about an hour away from Highclere.

Once at Highclere I knew I always wanted to get a view down the driveway but don’t miss out on the garden views and landscape for the whole Downton Abbey experience.

The only disappointment was that no photography is allowed of the castle interiors and Egyptian Exhibit, but there is plenty to view while you are there.


England Postcard 2016

Posted in Architecture, Landscape, Personal by harkinsphoto on August 22, 2016


Just back from my vacation and starting the first edit on my snapshots of England.

I spent about 10 days doing a tour from London to Cardiff and everything in between.

More views to come but here are some highlights.

We hit the usual like Stonehenge and the British Parliament along with St. Paul’s Cathedral.

Then a car and bus tour to some Victorian castles, in particular a tour of the Downton Abby location at Highclere Castle.