Alison Colby-Campbell is based north of Boston in the best little city in Massachusetts, Haverhill, where she is the blogger and city promoter known as ‘The Heartbeat of Haverhill’. In addition to photography Alison is an award winning writer, and ghost author while also a marketing consultant and media guru under the name AlisonsBrain4Rent. She shares her life with her husband, one giant house rabbit, more herbs than can winter over in the kitchen, and frequently returning adult children.

She can be reached at, 978.376.9859


  • Haverhill Life Magazine, Salem Life Magazine cover photos and feature photography
  • Brown, Richardson, & Rowe, Inc., Landscape Architects and Planners, Boston, MA
  • City of Haverhill, Department of Economic Development, Constituent Services, Haverhill, MA
  • Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce Members’ Guide, Visitors’ Guide cover photos
  • Harbor Place Development, Residential, Commercial, Retail
  • Peabody Properties, Inc.  Full Service Real Estate Firm, Greater Boston, MA
  • Touma Associates Group, LLC dba Mindscape
  • Nova Star Cruises  billboard and print advertising photos


  • 2021 Time Capsule inclusion of my photographic calendar for Cogswell Artspace
  • Featured artist for grand opening in April 2020 of the Walter E. and Elizabeth C. Cummings Gallery in Beverly, MA
  • 2019 Mayor’s Haverhill Ambassador Award for presenting the City in a positive light through photography and storytelling
  • 2019 Artist of the Month solo show City of Haverhill
  • 2017 Ipswich River Watershed Association 40th Anniversary juried photography show
  • 2016 Massachusetts State House featured artist (with husband/photographer Jonathan Campbell)
  • 2015 First Place and a 2011 Best in Category at Topsfield Fair fine arts competition
  • First Place and other awards in Topsfield Fair’s agriculture photography competition, multiple years
  • 2016 Selected for inclusion in a time capsule – The Heartbeat of Haverhill photography calendar
  • 2014 First Place and People’s Choice Award in the Essex National Heritage Area photo competition
  • Middleton Stream Team Photo Contest most recently: 1st place 2014, 2nd place 2015, 3rd place 2014, Honorable Mention 2019, 2016, 2014 & 2013
  • Dakeyne Farm & Sunflower Maze in Nova Scotia – 2016 Calendar Selection

Alison publishes three blogs: this one, Brain4Rent and The Heartbeat of Haverhill all on WordPress.

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Portrait by Jonathan W. Campbell