Mark East Photography | About



I strive to capture priceless moments in time of your special occasions.  This starts with a focus on you.   Whether you’re planning a once-in-a-lifetime wedding, corporate headshots, family photos, marathon coverage or videography, I start by assessing your needs and devising a strategy to best meet them.

You will get the best in training, education and equipment brought to your project.  I follow this up with excellent customer service and a drive to exceed your expectations.   Take a moment to browse my portfolio and you will see why I am honored to be a part of so many special events, projects, organizations and individual moments. 

Click on any of the links to purchase art, download photos and video from private projects, book a session or to learn more about all that I offer!


Mark is a nationally recognized award-winning photographer, speaker and teacher. His work has appeared in magazines, news outlets and trade publications.  His love of country, nature and people can be seen throughout his photography. 

Born and raised in Lynchburg, Va Mark travels throughout the world to share people’s messages and stories.   After owning a successful business Mark returned to school to earn a degree in photography and from there has been honored to photograph some of the nation’s most well-known institutions and personalities.  His corporate marketing experience, professionalism and training are all traits that he brings to each and every job no matter how large or small.

Mark is a Marine Corps veteran who served in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Mark attended CVCC, Liberty University and NC State University and has multiple degrees in Government, Marketing and Photography.   When not capturing memories, he is often spending time with his Chocolate Labrador Retriever.