Van is an award-winning, Certified Professional Photographer (CPP), experienced in diverse environments, ranging from the fine arts and portraiture to commercial and industrial imaging in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia.
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He specializes in weddings and events, portraiture, architecture, fine arts stock photography, advertising, night shots, and digital manipulation.
Van has received over 50 awards and honors including 22 ribbons in the 2004-2006 Virginia State Fairs. This included the best overall Black and White photograph of 2005. He received a $2000 grand prize award for one of his black and white images.
His works were featured at the Portlock Galleries at SoNo in May, 2006, and in the Chesapeake Public Library twice during 2005 and 2006, and in the Suffolk Museum in 2007.
His pieces have been published in Parade magazine, WVEC Television, The Virginian-Pilot newspaper, Environmental Protection magazine, A Thailand publication, an EPA newsletter, and a recent book by a prominent author. A joint book is in the planning stages.
Scores of the leading businesses in Tidewater are currently displaying his works of fine art.
A partial listing of his clients include: Calypso Nuts; Chesapeake Parks and Recreation; Chesapeake City Department of Economic Development; CMT Advertising; Christopher Newport University (CNU) Communications & Public Relations; CNU Luter School of Business; CNU Theater Department; Commodore Chorus; Cox High School; Dominion Virginia Power; Elizabeth River Project; Freedom Outreach Center; U.S. Senator George Allen; Junior Achievement of Greater Hampton Roads; Larry B Music; NOVA Chemicals; Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Center; Republican Party; Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park; Stephens Builder; Taylor Bend Family YMCA; and Virginia Air & Space Center.
His popular website has received approximately 2 million hits. www.VansPhotos.com
. It displays 744 galleries and 52,000 images.
He can be reached at Van (at sign) VansPhotos.com or (757) 848-7830.