Leslie Callan, Owner and Operator
With a background as an interior designer and high-end fabric and furniture dealer, “Green Vintage” was originally going to be an interior design business focusing on green technology and reusing vintage found goods.
After traveling with my first DSLR through much of 2009, I fell in love with photography. When I returned to the States I began apprenticing with various professionals in the Northern California area, working with a vast array of styles and experience levels. This led me to develop specialties while simultaneously learning the trade.
Photographing weddings proved to be the most intense learning experience I could imagine… there are no do-overs on a wedding day, constantly changing lighting conditions, candid and posed photos, natural and artificial light. The adrenaline rush of a wedding day was all I needed to convince me that it should be my specialty. Shortly after I started building my own clientele, my former wedding clients started having families, which was a natural expansion.
As an art school graduate specializing in large-scale paintings, my art background and interior design experience have led me to focusing on the display aspect of the business as well. Designing layouts and wall displays around existing home decor is one of my favorite things about the job.
In my spare time I like to spend time with my family and friends, and my cat is my baby. I love to cook and imbibe in some cocktails or wine, and I’ll just admit it—I’m obsessed with my business because I love it so much.
Contact me to schedule a time to get to know each other and see how I can help you. I’m a trustworthy, hardworking, happy, tranquil, “let’s skip the small talk” kinda person. If you want your most special memories to be captured by someone like me… let’s do it!