Awards & Accomplishments

Diana has been recognized for her skill and artistry for years. A few of her more notable accolades and Accomplishments are:

Mayor Kevin Johnson

2004 PPSV Officers and Board

Diana served as Professional Photographers of Sacramento Valley 2004 President

 

Awards

2010 – “Best Photographer in Citrus Heights” by Citrus Heights Regional Chamber

2009 – Sacramento Chapter of NACE awarded Diana “Meeting of the Year Contributor”

2008 – Fine Art Photographer of the Year, PPSV

2008 – Best of Show, May, PPSV

2007 – Best of Wedding Class, PPSV

2007 – Best of Show, March, PPSV

2006 – Best of Show, February, PPSV

2005 – Wedding Photographer of the Year, PPSV

2005 – Photographer of the Year, 2nd Place, PPSV

2005 – Wedding Photographer Best of Class February, PPSV

2005 – Portrait Photographer Best of Class February, PPSV

2005 – Fine Art Photographer Best of Class February, PPSV

2005 – Best of Show February, PPSV

2005 – Wedding Photographer Best of Class March, PPSV

2005 – Wedding Photographer Best of Class April, PPSV

2005 – Best of Show, August PPSV

2005 – Portrait Photographer Best of Class August PPSV

2005 – Wedding Photographer Best of Class August, PPSV

2004 – Wedding Photographer of the Year – Honorable Mention (PPSV)

2003 – First Place Color Category – Roseville Arts Center

2003 – Best of Portrait Class March PPSV

2001 – Portrait Photographer of the Year  2nd Place   PPSV

2001 – Best of Show, PPSV Competition  “Peekaboo”  PPSV

2000 – First Place, Image 2000 Competition  “A Nation Divided” PPSV

1999 – Image of the Year – 1999 PPSV

1999 – Portrait Photographer of the Year – 2nd Place PPSV

1999 – Best of Show PPSV

1998 – People’s Choice Award – Roseville Arts Center. September,

1998 – Second Place Black & White Category – Roseville Art Center.

 

Highlights

2013 Grand Prize winner of Marcus Bell’s Contest on Creative Live: “What was the defining moment when you realized you had to be a photographer?”

2012 Invited to photograph the celebration for Ron Cunningham’s 25th Anniversary directing the Sacramento Ballet

2011 The City of Citrus Heights hired Diana to photograph Mayor Nowandish, from Kabul Afghanistan as he received the key to the city and met with city planners

2011 Diana was hired by Rabobank to photograph their awards ceremony with JD Powers and Associates

2011 Diana was hired worked with Westfield Galleria on their new Westfield Play Space for families

2011 Diana was hired to photograph one of the most well-known pastors in Sacramento, Pastor Ephraim Williams, celebrating his 40th anniversary atSt. Paul Baptist Church

2011 Diana was hired to photograph Mayor Kevin Johnson’s Official Mayoral Portrait

2011 Diana was hired to photograph the new Sacramento County Sheriff, Scott Jones

2010 Diana was hired to photograph the incoming new Sacramento City Hall Council Members

2009 – 2003 – Diana was the official photographer for the Jack in the Box Franchisees conferences in Hawaii, Maui, Whistler and Lake Tahoe

2008 Diana was chosen to be the VIP photographer for Mayor Kevin Johnson’s mayoral campaign in Sacramento, CA. She was also requested to photograph the excitement of Election night and Mayor Johnson’s Inauguration at Memorial Auditorium.

March 2008 Diana and Jonathan Orfanos taught a studio lighting seminars at JOrfanos Photography in Carmichael, CA

October and November 2007 Diana taught outdoor lighting classes at her Citrus Heights Studio

March 2006 Diana was a speaker at the Professional Photographers of California State Convention, Pasadena, CA

April 2005 Diana presented a day-long workshop for PPA “Super Monday” Wedding Photography

March 2005 Profiled in Rangefinder Magazine http://www.rangefinderonline.com

Winter/Spring 2005 Photographed the cover of Sacramento Bride and Groom Magazinewww.sacbride.com 

January 2005 Diana presented a program on digital wedding photography at the Professional Photographers of California State Convention, Pasadena, CA

Jan. 2004 Diana was awarded “Website of the Week” by Collages.net

2001 – 2005 Diana served as board member, Print Competition Chair, VP, President and Past-President at the Professional Photographers of Sacramento Valley

1998 Son Christian was born, later that year Diana resigned from nursing at UCDMC

1995 Diana joined PPSV

1995 Diana photographed her first wedding

1994 Daughter Annelise was born

1993 Diana started her business, Diana Miller Photography, in Sacramento, CA

 

Affiliations

Association for Wedding Professionals  www.afwpi.com

Professional Photographers of California www.ppc.com

Professional Photographers of Sacramento Valley (PPSV) www.ppsv.org

Wedding and Portrait Photographers Intl.  www.wppinow.com

Professional Photographers of America   www.ppa.com