Andrietta ‘Lelee’ Levene Knows How To Work The Camera!

Long Time.. How have you been?
It has been a long time. I’ve been good and blessed. Thank you for asking.

How did you start photography?
I always loved taking pictures since I was a little girl, my parents would always buy the disposal cameras, and I was always the one taking pictures. In 2016, I realized that I been having this Canon T3 camera in my closet, my original plan was to start a YouTube channel, but as you can see that plan did not go through lol. So then I took some bridal portraits of a family friend, and then did an unplanned Maternity shoot for my cousin.

Did Houston play a part in your work?
Houston most definitely played and does play a huge part in my work, from locations, models, and working with other creative’s.

Tell us what are you into besides taking photos?
I like watching sports, action movies, and also writing poetry. I plan on publishing my poems soon.

How do you stay inspired to shoot when life has the upper hand?
I try to use everyday situations to keep me inspired, even if life has the upper hand at times. There’s beauty in everything.

Did you grow up with a large family?
Yes, large and crazy family. But we are very close. I’m the youngest of 4.

What’s the biggest city you’ve been to?
New York

What’s your most favorite city to visit?
San Diego

What city do you have on your list to go to before you die?

What advice would you give another photographer looking to succeed?
To remember why they started, never give up, stay consistent with it.

How can we follow you online?
*Facebook: Andrietta ‘Lelee’ Levene
*Instagram (Personal) @Strongbeauty_Lelee
*Instagram (Business) @alevene_photography

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