March 17, 2020 – Competition: Cancelled – No Meeting – “No Theme” with Judge Mark Van Bergh

This meeting has been cancelled.

Mark Van Bergh is a Washington, D.C. area attorney and photographer.  His photographic interests are varied, ranging from a passion for nature and wildlife photography, to travel, people, weddings, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs and other events.  Beyond the Washington beltway, Mark’s photographic pursuits have taken him throughout the United States, including many of our National Parks and wildlife refuges, to Canada, Costa Rica, Europe (east and west), many sub-Sahara African nations (Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia), Japan, China, Iceland and Antarctica.  Mark has had photographs displayed at the Foundry Gallery in Washington, the Washington School of Photography, and photographic retailers. He has a number of photographs in the coffee-table book Focus on Africa: Wildlife, Conservation and Man.  Mark has received several awards for his photography, including a first place in the Albuquerque International Balloon Festival Photography Competition and third place in a juried show of mid-Atlantic regional photographers.  Mark is currently co-coordinator of the National Zoo’s Photo Club, does presentations on nature and wildlife photography to Washington area camera clubs, judges local camera club competitions, and has written for an on-line nature photography magazine. 

A resident of Arlington, Virginia, Mark’s websites can be found at: and  He can be reached by e-mail at: or by telephone at (703) 298-4870.  

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