Author / Axie Breen

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  • Me at the Marathon!

    This past April I was an official photographer for the Boston Marathon, covering the medical support teams. My beat was Medical Tent B and the surrounding area—not the tent at the finish…

    • BatMitzvah photography

    Bat Mitzvah in Needham

    A little sunset lighting really transformed this parking lot into a nice place for portraits! Capturing the style of the self-possessed star of this event… and the way her family was so…

  • wedding, Boston, Cambridge, Multicultural Arts Center, natural light portrait

    Wedding at the Multicultural Arts Center in Cambridge

    The Multicultural Arts Center has a wonderful, hidden sort of park, a lovely setting for a wedding, with lots of leafy and architectural spaces for natural light portraits. Weddings have so much…

  • Couples portrait, anniversary portrait

    Anniversary portrait

    A couples portrait to celebrate a big anniversary. It felt like everyone’s emotions were so beautifully close to the surface! It was so nice, trying to make photos that show that shared…

  • Modeling/Acting headshot

    For this singer/actress/model, we did a variety of looks to show that she is the girl next door. And also maybe, a very hot Carmen. Later she told me she had signed…

  • Musician portrait, Lucia Lin, classical musician headshot, Boston photographer

    Violinist portraits for her new website

    Lucia Lin is a gifted violinist. I had photographed her once before onstage when she was a soloist with the Wellesley Symphony, so I was really excited to work with her to…

  • Wedding by the Ocean

    I photographed a beachy Cape Cod wedding, the kind where the getting-ready pics include making a flower garland for the dog and riding a bike to the ceremony. It felt like a…

  • Tiny wedding in Newton

    I was excited to photograph this beautiful little wedding. It was in a wonderful outdoor setting in Newton, surrounded by trees. The thunderstorm held off til just after the champagne.    

  • Bat Mitzvah Photography

    Bat Mitzvah at Temple Beth Shalom

    This Bat Mitzvah in Needham had to be rescheduled from June and downsized and zoomified (health precautions, of course). But I still got lovely portraits in and around the temple of the…

  • corporate headshot

    Corporate headshots

    I have been doing headshots for this company for a few years, whenever they need to add someone to their website. This was the first time we ever had our photo session…

  • Senior portrait, bat mitzvah photography, Needham, Newton, Wellesley, Dover, photographer

    Bat Mitzvah portraits

    These are portraits at the synagogue. Beautiful family, and a chance to take advantage of some golden afternoon light. (This was the last photo session I had before everything shut down due…

  • Tai Chi Mag, Kathy Yang, Boston Photographer

    Kathy Yang portrait for French magazine cover!

    I am thrilled that my friend Kathy Yang is the cover warrior for this French magazine about internal martial arts, and that they used my photo of her! It’s quite a long…

  • wedding photography

    Wedding at home

    This wedding was in the home of the bride’s best friend. It’s an antique house tucked away in the trees. It played such a big role, homey and majestic at the same…

    • Moody Street Circus, Zoe Isadora, aerialist

    Aerial arts at Moody Street Circus

    Did you know there is a circus studio in Waltham with loads of silks and trapezes hung from great soaring ceilings? I brought a backdrop and a couple of lights to photograph…