Chris Van Atta Photography is always telling a story. His work is not only telling a story but it includes the feelings of the moments that he captures on film. It is easy to see that Chris Van Atta truly loves being involved in the Unity of bringing 2 people together for life, telling their love story through his pictures. It is easy to see why his work is in great demand.
His home town is Wilmington, NC, where he loves to go when not working, traveling and looking for interesting places to take pictures. He is always looking for the backgrounds that will help tell the stores of his clients. Van works full time as a photographer, truly enjoying the people he is allowed to tell their personal story, as it all unfolds. He will share all his technical experience and his personal style that allows you to trust his work on any special day. He is always looking for certain locations to inspire his pictures.
He is always inspired by nature, walking along trails, watching the sunset, and just absorbing all he can. He spends a lot of time studying just how the light effects the pictures, always looking for a different effect. His style is offbeat, something you will not find with anyone else. He is a lover of nature, people and very passionate about what he does. His work is an extension of himself and that is easy to see in his creative photographs.
Born in Germany he has lived in Spain, Hawaii, Okinawa, Seattle, Santa Barbara, San Francisco, Louisiana, with his home now in Wilmington, NC. He loves being out in the outdoors, being it a farmers market, at a concert listening to music or enjoying a nice glass of wine with some close friends. He is passionate about world travel and people in love. He is always trying to better himself emotionally, spiritually and relationally. And loves to encourage others to do the same.
His work is not like other photographers. His pictures tell a story and make some sense. Sometimes the location is controversial and people may question his style, but unique is what it is all about. He wants his work to stand out and be different. His work is amazing and does make lots of sense. In his work you can see that he loves the love two people have at a wedding. He captures the smile, eyes, tears at the right moments, so the viewer can feel the emotion.
Chris, with a great love for the ocean, . Started out with taking images along the coastal shores. He captures the atmosphere that the great seascapes have and brings that into your home to enjoy and feel. He has many fans that enjoy and follow him and his work. Nothing is more relaxing then enjoying the pictures of the outdoors brought into the house or office.
Chris really appreciates that people allow him into their precious moments, and to share that time with him. He just loves love. He feels all the things about nature and captures them in his photos and wants to share them with everyone. He makes sure the lighting is just right, be it the natural light or some than he brings in.
He will travel coast to coast looking for the best areas for wedding photos. His favorite is beach weddings, as it is so romantic and a natural happening. He loves the organic style with all the natural lights to enhance the photo. He makes sure the lights are right for the correct feelings that he wants to show in his photographies.
Chris is commented to find out what makes his clients heart sing and what emotions they want to share. He truly enjoys meeting many fabulous personality’s while communicating with them to find what is important to them. He wants to capture the spirit of his clients. A person will never find another photographer in this industry that is so wonderful. Never settle for less.
Chris Van Atta Photography will be an experience like no other photographer. He will be able to deliver more in his photos than any one else. His wedding photos will tell the story from the very beginning until the new beginnings begin. You will see the love that is shared, the happy times with family and friends, including all the happiness and excitement of the day. He will capture everything that is happening on your special day so you will have those memories the rest of your life.