R. Valentine Atkinson
R. Valentine Atkinson is an internationally acclaimed and much-published photographer specializing in fly fishing lifestyle and travel worldwide. His assignments have taken him to 29 countries. He divides his work between advertising corporate and editorial photography and is published in most major fishing and outdoor magazines. He has been the staff photographer for Frontiers International Travel for 18 years and operates his own stock photo library with 80,000 images on file. He studied commercial art and photography at the Columbus College of Art and Design in Columbus, Ohio. Val is very proud of his 4 books; “Distant Waters,” “Trout and Salmon,” “The Greatest Flyfishing Around the World,” and most recently “Friends on the Water.” Check out the new metal (aluminum) prints available on his website! Val was recently inducted into the Flyfishing Hall of Fame.
Fall River, California