About Leslie Parrott:

Leslie has an innate curiosity, love for adventure and enthusiasm for learning which leads her to explore various cultures and destinations around the World. Her passion for travel has led her to a career in on-location, travel and hospitality photography. Whether photographing travel editorials, hotel interiors or custom product, Leslie will work with you to develop and communicate your vision into consistent high quality photographs. She has been described in the business as "a skilled visual storyteller with an authentic style focusing on the use of color and natural light".

Leslie attended the San Francisco Art Institute to receive a Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography as well as completed courses in studio arts, liberal arts and business at the Rhode Island School of Design, Carnegie Mellon University and Semester at Sea's study abroad program. Leslie also has a background in marketing, business development and content management previously working for a global professional services firm. She understands the importance of putting your best foot forward!  Leslie is adept in many facets, including, but not limited to - creative direction, location scouting, photo-shoot production, set styling, capturing images, digital post production, photo editing, social media marketing, seo, website development and content management. She works on assignment for hotels and resorts, restaurants, commercial real estate, industry leading magazines and brands, photographing architecture and interiors, food and beverage, product and lifestyle. Leslie is currently based out of San Jose, CA, and local to the San Francisco Bay Area. However Leslie shoots for businesses located throughout the U.S.A. as well as internationally.

Leslie has been published in the United States and abroad in editorial publications such as Chatelaine Magazine, Coastal Living, The Educated Observer (cover), Islands Magazine, Lonely Planet, Nature's Best Photography Magazine, New York Observer, Modern Luxury's Jezebel Magazine, Photo District News (PDN), Travel Channel, Unique Honeymoons Magazine (cover), Sports Illustrated, Scholastic, among others.

Her clients include Amba Products, Spike Lighting, SL Green Realty Corp., Four Seasons Hotel NY, Appear Here (UK), Zagat Restaurant Guides / Google, Hilton Garden Inn / Open Ocean Creative, Apple / Vault Archives, Olay Fresh Effects / DeVries Global, Olay Body / DeVries Global, MEC Global, Starr Companies, The Pablove Foundation, Stonehenge NYC, Southeastern Horticultural Society, Art Partners / High Museum of Art, among others.

Contact Leslie directly:

415 310 1677 (mobile)


Based out of San Jose, CA and local to the San Francisco Bay Area

Now booking 2019

Syndication and licensing worldwide available through Aurora Photos

All images are all rights reserved Copyright © Leslie Parrott 2018