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Van’s XTreme Photography
Photographer – Artist – Storm chaser
Van Coleman aka “The cloud lady”

Photographer resides in the beautiful foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in northeastern Kentucky.
Winner of multiple awards, including a prestigious International award for her work, “Mammatus.”
Taking Photography to the XTreme!

MY CAMERAS:
Canon Digital EOS 40D
Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS lens
Canon – 75-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Telephoto
Zoom Lens
Nikon Digital Cool Pix

To see more of Van’s XTreme Photography of severe storms and exclusive nature shots, please go here: http://www.wunderground.com/wximage/nessa/

Contact Information: kywxgal@gmail.com



SPRING DAISIES was FEATURED in the group COUNTRY GARDENS




SEVERE WEATHER CLOUDS was FEATURED n the group STUNNING SKYSCAPES



Purple Mum was FEATURED in the group SPRING BLOOMS




Purple Mum was FEATURED in the group A FASCINATING PURPLE




SPRING DAISIES was FEATURED in the group ALL ABOUT FLOWERS




ONE DROP was FEATURED in the group NIRVANA




SEEING RED was FEATURED in the group PRIZE CHALLENGES




SEEING RED was FEATURED in the group A PLACE TO CALL HOME




“FRACTAL SAFETY NET” was FEATURED on
RED BUBBLE’S HOMEPAGE
on November 2, 2009!!





My picture “COUNTRY ROAD” won first place in the Country Bumpkin challenge: TAKE ME HOME COUNTRY ROAD. I want to thank the hosts of Country Bumpkin and all of the people who voted for my entry!! I feel like I am dancing and my feet haven’t touched the ground since I received this wonderful news!! Congratulations to all in the top ten!!
“COUNTRY ROAD” was the group avatar for August, 2009.



LILY was FEATURED in the group EXTREME CLOSE-UPS




LILY was FEATURED in the group YOU’RE ACCEPTED




LILY was FEATURED in the group A PLACE TO CALL HOME




PETUNIAS was FEATURED in the group AMAZING ORTON EFFECT




“HOPE” was FEATURED in the group DIGITAL ABSTRACTS & PATTERNS




FAITH was FEATURED in the group I GOT THE MUSIC IN ME




MERRY CHRISTMAS was FEATURED in the group A PLACE TO CALL HOME




PINK IS FOR GIRLS was FEATURED in GROUP INCENDIA




“FAITH” was FEATURED in the group PEACE, LOVE, & TRANQUILITY




“DAYDREAMER” was FEATURED in the group LIVE, LOVE, DREAM




My picture COUNTRY ROAD was FEATURED in the group FALLING LEAVES



HOPE was FEATURED in FRACTAL ART FRENZY





“FRACTAL CITY” was FEATURED in the group
FLAME APOPHYSIS



“FRACTAL CITY” was FEATURED in the group GREEN



“HEAVEN’S RAYS” was “FEATURED AGAIN” in the group SUN RAYS



“FRAZZLE” was FEATURED in GROUP INCENDIA




“ELEMENTS” was FEATURED in the group SHAPES AND PATTERNS



COUNTRY ROAD was FEATURED in the group THAT ONE GREAT SHOT



“DIMENSIONS” was FEATURED in GROUP INCENDIA




“COUNTRY ROAD” was FEATURED in the group YOU’RE ACCEPTED




“DIMENSIONS” was FEATURED in the group YOU’RE ACCEPTED



“FALL REFLECTIONS” was FEATURED in the group LIVE AND LET LIVE




“KENTUCKY’S SHOWCASE” was FEATURED in the group BEGINNER’S CORNER



“CREPUSCULAR RAYS” was FEATURED in MORNINGS AND EVENINGS—SUNBEAMS AND STORMS




“COUNTRY ROAD” was FEATURED in the group BEAUTIFUL




My photo “COUNTRY ROAD” PLACED IN THE TOP TEN CHALLENGE: “HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS” in the group A PLACE TO CALL HOME


“BEE A MAN”
What is it like to “BEE A MAN,”
Or bee a “MAN-LIKE-BEE?”
I captured him in my backyard,
For all the world to see!!


“BEE A MAN” was FEATURED in the group PARANORMAL-THE-NORM




WHITE FRAGRANT WATER LILY" has been FEATURED in the group A PLACE TO CALL HOME





THE YELLOW ROSE has been FEATURED in the group FLOWERS IN MACRO


“U.S.M.C. War Memorial” has been FEATURED in the group FREEDOM IN WORDS AND ART



“BLUE DRAGONFLY” has been FEATURED in the group APPALACHIAN ARTISTS




“BLUE DRAGONFLY” has been FEATURED in the group FOCUS AND LIGHTING





“BUMBLEBEE ON A SUNFLOWER” was FEATURED in the group IN THE HEARTLAND



“CENTRAL PARK” made the “TOP TEN CHALLENGE” of MIST AND FOG
and was FEATURED in the group:MADE BY NATURE




“CENTRAL PARK” was FEATURED in the group:LIVE AND LET LIVE



“COUNTRY ROAD” was FEATURED A SECOND TIME in the group COLOR AND LIGHT




“TIME FOR DINNER” was FEATURED in the group IN THE HEARTLAND




“DAFFODIL” was FEATURED in the group FOCUS AND LIGHTING



“DIMENSIONS” was FEATURED in the group "IMAGE WRITING ":http://www.redbubble.com/groups/photowriting



“COUNTRY ROAD” was FEATURED in the group LIVE AND LET LIVE



“HEAVEN’S RAYS” was FEATURED in the group THAT ONE GREAT SHOT




“HEAVEN’S RAYS” was FEATURED in THE HEARTLAND GROUP



“ELLE” was FEATURED in the group IN THE PINK




“HEAVEN’S RAYS” was FEATURED in the group FOCUS
AND LIGHTING




“CELEBRATE” was FEATURED in the group FOCUS AND LIGHTING




“PINK ROSE” was FEATURED in the group FLOWERS IN MACRO




“SHINING THROUGH” was FEATURED in the group NIRVANA



“COUNTRY ROAD” was FEATURED in the group
STYLE-CLASS-ELEGANCE-EXCELLENCE



“COUNTRY ROAD” was FEATURED in the group A PLACE TO CALL HOME




“COUNTRY ROAD” was FEATURED in the group COLOR AND LIGHT



“BEE ABSTRACT” was FEATURED in the group REDFIELD PLUGINS




“HEAVEN’S RAYS” was FEATURED in the group SUN RAYS



“HEAVEN’S RAYS” was FEATURED in the group ANGEL WINGS AND HEAVEN



“FIRST DROP” was FEATURED in the group FOCUS AND LIGHTING



“FIRST DROP” was FEATURED in the group OUT OF THE BLUE






“COREOPSIS” was FEATURED in the group A PLACE TO CALL HOME




“PINK IS FOR GIRLS” was FEATURED in the group PRIZE CHALLENGES




“PINK IS FOR GIRLS” was FEATURED in the group A FRACTAL ENERGY PASSION



“WHITE ROSE” was FEATURED in the group AW WELCOME CENTER





“WHITE ROSE” was FEATURED in the group IMAGE WRITING



“WHITE ROSE” was FEATURED In the group FIRST THINGS




“MY HEART FOR RED BUBBLE” was FEATURED in the group ALL ABOUT HEARTS




“BUBBLES” was FEATURED in the group BLACK WITH A HINT OF COLOR



“THE VISITOR” was FEATURED in the group THE SCAVENGER HUNT




“BEAUTY” was FEATURED in the group ALL ABOUT FLOWERS




“ELEMENTS” was FEATURED in the group ART IN MATH



“PINK ROSE” was FEATURED in the group LIVE, LOVE, DREAM




“WALL OF HONOR” was FEATURED in the group THE SCAVENGER HUNT



“WALL OF HONOR” was FEATURED in the group NATURAL LIGHT AND COLOR



“WALL OF HONOR” was FEATURED in the group #1 ARTISTS OF RED BUBBLE



“FOUNTAIN OF HOPE” was FEATURED in the group
THE SISTERHOOD



“MY FAVORITE COUNTRY ROAD” was FEATURED in the group COUNTRY ROADS/AROUND THE WORLD



“MY FAVORITE COUNTRY ROAD” was FEATURED in the group NATURAL COLOR AND LIGHT



“RED ROSE BUD” was FEATURED in the group THE SCAVENGER HUNT



“HEAVEN’S RAYS” was FEATURED in the group ANGEL WINGS AND HEAVEN




“FRACTAL FUN” was FEATURED in the group BLACK WITH A HINT OF COLOR



“YELLOW ROSE” was FEATURED in the group THE SISTERHOOD



“CENTRAL PARK” was FEATURED in the group
THE SCAVENGER HUNT



“GOOD FRIDAY MAMMATUS” was FEATURED in the group #1 ARTISTS OF RED BUBBLE



“CENTRAL PARK” was FEATURED in the group #1 ARTISTS OF RED BUBBLE



“ELLE” was FEATURED in the group THE SCAVENGER HUNT



“ECONOMICS” was FEATURED in the group END TIMES



“DECKO” was FEATURED in the group
THE SCAVENGER HUNT



“THE AWAKENING” was FEATURED in the group TOWN GIANTS



“THE AWAKENING” was FEATURED in the group STATUES AND SUCH



“FALL’S ARRIVAL" was FEATURED in the group COUNTRY ROADS/AROUND THE WORLD



“YELLOW ROSE" was FEATURED in the group
THE YELLOW GALLERY




Below is an image of Calumet Farm, located in Lexington, Ky.
Calumet Farm is the stuff of Kentucky horse country legend. During its glory years from 1932-82, Calumet horses captured eight Kentucky Derbies and two Triple Crowns, and continues to be unmatched worldwide. For much more information on Calumet Farm, please go to: CALUMET FARM

Photograph by Melissa Farlow.


I am available for private and commercial commissions, freelance, contract, and event assignments. Customized photographic services and limited addition prints are also readily available.
You may contact
me through email here:
kywxgal@gmail.com
VAN’S XTREME PHOTOGRAPHY
&
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&
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All of my photography and artwork is copywritten at:
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  • Joined: April 2008

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HELLO AND BIG HUGS TO ALL OF MY DEAR AND WONDERFUL FRIENDS HERE ON RED BUBBLE!!! I have some fabulous news I want to share with each of you, but my time is limited due to my work schedule at this very moment!!! So, I am sending out this Journal to tell you all to “STAY TUNED,” as tomorrow I will be sending in the JOURNAL I must share with everyone!!! To give you a little secret of …
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