About Me

Randy Van Duinen

A nationally and internationally award-winning architectural photographer, speaker and trainer. His art photography is in private collections around the country and in the permanent collection at the Grand Rapids Art Museum. Randy is recognized for his digital imaging skills that he uses with his architectural and art photography. Randy received his Bachelor of Science degree in Photography from Grand Valley State University.


Professional Photographers of America Awards & Degrees

Diamond Photographer of the Year 2020

World Photographic Cup - Silver Medal, 2014

World Photographic Cup USA Team, 2016

1st place in the commercial category, 2014 Grand Imaging Awards 

2nd place in the commercial category, 2013 Grand Imaging Awards 

Top 10 Commercial photographer: 2013, 2014 and 2015

Master of Photography (M.Photog.)

Master Artist (M.Artist)

Photographic Craftsman Degree (Cr.Photog.)

Certified Professional Photographer (CPP)


Florida Professional Photographers

Florida Professional Photographer Artist of the year 2016, 2015

Florida Professional Photographer of the year 2012

Florida Degree of Photographic Excellence (FDAE)

Top 10 Florida Photographer: 2012- 2017, 2018


Tampa Area Professional Photographers Association

President 2018

Photographer of the Year 2019, 2015, 2013

Top 10 Photographers past seven years


Published in local and national magazines

Professional Photographer (Cover)

Photoshop User (Cover)

Professional Photographer Magazine Profile Article



Professional Builder

USA Today

Tampa Bay Illustrated

Light It

Sarasota Magazine

And many more...


Active memberships 

Professional Photographers of America (PPA)

American Society of Photographers (ASP)

Florida Professional Photographers (FPP)

Tampa Area Professional Photographers Association (TAPPA)

AIA Tampa Bay, 2013 Allied Member of the Year

Speaking and Instruction

Randy speaks at national photography events, and has been a featured speaker at Imaging USA multiple times and at many state conventions, schools, local guides and camera clubs.


Randy is one of the founders and co-instructors for “The Digital Photo Workshops.” These destination photography workshops are for Travel, Landscape, Architectural and Light Painting workshops around the USA and Internationally.


He is an past instructor of photography at The Morean Art Center in St. Petersburg, FL, teaching Photoshop, Lightroom, Landscape, Light Painting, Architectural and HDR photography. 


Randy has worked with KelbyOne at Photoshop World for over 13 years. 

Below are links to audio and video interviews.

Creative Live

Lightroom and Photoshop for Architectural Photographers

Lightroom and Photoshop for Landscape Photographers

WFLA Tampa Bay Channel 8 News - Daytime TV Show:

TV Interview

PPA Red Chair:

Value of Entering Print Competition

Aurora HDR 2018 Webinar with Skylum:

Architectural HDR

The Picturing Success Podcast:

Fun interview with Larry Becker

PhotoBomb Podcast:

55 - Riding on a Unicorn

56 - Adulting

57 - Metal Bikinis and Wings

The List TV Show

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