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Awards & Certification

Winner of the 2012 Southeastern Professional Photographers Association (SEPPA Award) for outstanding service to the photography industry. 


David Lee received his Professional Photographers Certification in November of 2012.  The certification of specialized skill-sets affirms a knowledge and experience base for practitioners in a particular field, their employers, and the public at large. Certification represents a declaration of a particular individual’s professional competence. In some professions certification is a requirement for employment or practice. Doctors, mechanics, accountants, professional secretaries, surveyors and many others are all required to go through a certification process of some kind. To maintain his certification, David Lee is required to participate in continuing education.

David Lee received his Photographic Craftsman Degree from the Professional Photographers of America in 2015.

David Lee received his Fellow of Photography Degree from the Virginia Professional Photographers Association in February of 2015.

David Lee Has also won many awards for his work in competition and album design.

He is also a member of The Professional Photographers of America, and is a PPA Councilor for the State of Virginia

David Lee is also a Certified Professional Photographer Liaison for the State of Virginia.

In 2015, David Lee became a member of the American Society of Photographers.  To be a member, you have to be invited, and David Lee accepted this distinguished honor.