Randy Van Duinen

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M.Photog.Cr., CPP

Randy Van Duinen has been working as a professional photographer for over 30 years, specializing in architectural and fine arts. His work has been in hundreds of brochures and advertisements for builders, architects and interior designers around the country, and you can also find his photography in the permanent collection of the Grand Rapids Art Museum as well as in many corporate and private collections.

When he’s not behind the camera, Randy is in front of students as a photography instructor at The Morean Center in St. Petersburg, Florida. He’s also one of the lead instructors for “The Digital Photo Workshops” held throughout the United States, and has been a featured speaker at a number of Professional Photographer Conventions.

It’s also no surprise that Randy’s photos have been published in many local and national magazines and has earned numerous national and international awards. The list is long and distinguished, including the Silver Medal in the World Photographic Cup’s commercial category, and 1st Place in the commercial category of the 2014 Grand Imaging Awards. For the past three years, Randy’s been one of the Top Ten Florida photographers, and was named the 2012 Photographer of the Year by the Florida Professional Photographers.

Randy's Courses

  • Architectural Photography for Real Estate 1

    Instructors: Randy Van Duinen
    In the first segment of Architectural Photography for Real Estate, Randy Van Duinen gives insight on how to capture an image with more detail by accessorizing, or removing objects in the photo. He guides us through the equipment he uses for his shots and the benefits each of them provide. Throughout this session, Randy explains how to make adjustments to your images using Photoshop.
  • Architectural Photography for Real Estate 2

    Instructors: Randy Van Duinen
    In the second segment of Architectural Photography for Real Estate, Randy Van Duinen explains the benefits of using a tilt-shift lens to move the camera up and down to frame the image. He also explains that using a Gear Head will give you precise movements when leveling your shot. Watch as he demonstrates how to use lights from different angles to achieve a more natural look, and bring out more focus in the image.
  • Architectural Photography: Professional Office Space 1

    Instructors: Randy Van Duinen
    In this episode of PPAedu, Randy Van Duinen demonstrates how to capture architectural photography in an office setting. He shares the importance of adding lights and adjusting exposure to draw your attention to the picture. He also demonstrates how to use Photoshop to get the desired color temperature and clean up messy, unwanted areas in the image.
  • Architectural Photography: Professional Office Space 2

    Instructors: Randy Van Duinen
    In this segment of architectural photography, Randy Van Duinen explains how to capture images of office seating using different angles and fill lights to brighten up shadows. He demonstrates how to rearrange various objects and furniture in the room to make the image more appealing, and explains how to edit your images in Photoshop to get the desired effects.
  • Architectural Photography: Real Estate Light Painting

    Instructors: Randy Van Duinen
    In this segment of architectural photography, Randy Van Duinen explains the creative technique of light painting. He demonstrates how to capture exterior twilight shots of real estate while highlighting multiple areas of a building using various lighting. He shares how to capture images with several different exposures and blend them in Photoshop to bring the light painting together.
  • Planning for Landscape & Travel Photography

    Instructors: Randy Van Duinen
    Webinar: If you want great landscape and travel photography you need to have a plan. Randy will show you how to research and plan your next landscape or travel trip in order to come away with great images. You will learn everything from how to photograph the Mesa Arch in Moab, Utah to capturing a stairway in the Vatican without people in your photo. Randy will give you some resources and tips so that your next trip will be a success.
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