cecilia brown is a DOCUMENTARY photographer, filmmaker and  researcher


Cecilia has been shooting analog documentary-style photography since she was 8 years old, trained under professional photographer Stella Johnson.  Recently, she began incorporating digital media and video into her work.   

Cecilia graduated with a BA in Psychology from Connecticut College in 2013.  While studying, Cecilia completed and published an honors thesis researching how technological communication is impacting our ability to communicate face-to-face.  Since being published, her work has been read over 65,000 times in 73 countries and cited in 17 articles.

Since then, she has gone on to do research and consulting for a variety of consumer and healthcare brands (including Verizon, Dannon, Sirius XM) working under Sachs Insights and Galileo Research.  Inspired by conversation and connection with others, she continues to pursue multimedia projects that integrate ethnographic interviewing, photography, and video into compelling narratives that tell impactful stories. 

Cecilia currently resides in Portland, OR.