Over the last few years, Doug has been pursuing the Art & Expression side of landscape photography. Additionally, Doug has learned much about the role of creativity — learning how to put oneself into the right zone for creativity. As some of you are aware, Doug and his wife Laura have aggressively competed in the Professional Photographers of America’s (PPA) International Print Competition which has taught them much about art and expression.
Doug has been shooting the landscape since 2001. From the outset, Doug has always looked to improving his photography by attending photography meetings and other avenues such as print competition. In continuing this pursuit, Doug joined PPA five years ago and in that time has earned his Master Photography Degree and Craftsman Degree from PPA. From PPA Print Competition, in 2013 he was a Platinum Photographer of the Year and has been Diamond Photographer of the Year in 2014 and 2015. In 2015, Doug earned the PPA Imaging Excellence Award, a much coveted award among PPA members. Lastly, in 2015 Doug finished 2nd to Peter Lik in PPA’s Grand Imaging Awards in the Landscape Category.