Douglas Bliven
Master Photographic Crasftman ASP, PPA
1921-2002

Douglas Scott Bliven Master of Photography and Photographic Craftsman was the nationally known photographer in the Imperial Valley, California, USA.

The Master of Photography degree and the Photographic Craftsman degree were bestowed on Mr. Bliven by the Professional Photographers of America.  These are their highest degrees.

Douglas Bliven's portraits and scenic photographs have been on display in Europe and in the larger cities of the United States.

Year after year Mr. Bliven's protraits won international awards from the Professional Photographers of America.  Mr. Bliven had been a photographic judge of state professional photographers' competitions and was invited to serve as a print judge for the International Photographers Competition in Chicago.

Since 1955, Douglas Bliven had a portrait studio at 126 South 5th Street, El Centro, California (formerly Hetzel's Photography).  Over the 47 years Mr. Bliven lived and worked in the Imperial Valley, he captured countless faces and events from weddings, graduations, political campaigns, dignitaries, judges, supervisors, and Valley pioneers.

We invite you to view our portfolio and reveiw our list.  You or a member of your family may be in our archives.  Contact us at 760-352-5954 or send an email if you are interested in a re-print of these images.

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