Virginia Violette, a devoted SONY camera photographer, has been a member of the Rancho Cucamonga Photo Club for approximately 5 years.
During that time, she has won multiple ribbons from Club photo contests and two awards: Inspirational Photographer of the Year in 2016, and Photographer of the Year in 2018. She also won first place at the LA County Fair for one of her pictures and was awarded both second place and Honorable Mention in the Juried Fine Art Show sponsored by the Associated Artists of the Inland Empire, Senior Novice Division.
Her photography work has been used as the cover for Damien High School Football programs and on a CD cover for a jazz musician. She also has been the official Damien Ice Hockey Photographer for the last six years, and has contributed to both the baseball and lacrosse programs as well.
When asked why she loves photography, she provided the following quote: “For me photography is no different than art. I see photography as a tool just like painting, sculpture or other artistic manifestation that serves an artist in order to express himself. Photography is not necessarily done in order to create art, but you can use photography to create art.” [B&W Minimalism June 18, 2018. (DOUBLE CLICK ON IMAGE TO VIEW LARGER SIZE)