Sensitive photographs, to commemorate a life.

Tessmer of Fairfax f8 Photographic Adventure Tours for 2019 and 2021.

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A short cruise from Vancover to Alaska followd by a two week land tour of Alaska and north west Canada are available for late summer of 2019. In 2021 a full world cuise from Miami to London is planned. The cruise consists of 9 unique voyages of 12 to 21 dsys. You can participate in any part. (For additional information see f8 Photographic Adventure Tours.)

Joe Tessmer is a coauhor of The Early 21st Century Guide to Portraiture

Joseph Tessmer's work is expected to benefit thousands of photographers.

Within the guide, there are llighting diagrams and detailed instructions for use by photographers at any level of expertise. The guide of instructions and illustrations contains 14 different categories.

Tessmer of Fairfax receives 2014 Southeastern Award

The Southeastern Professional Photography Association Awards Joseph Tessmer theSoutheastern Award.

Joseph Tessmer a Master Photographer and Photographic Craftsman was prsented the Southeastern Award for "Outstanding Service and Siginificant Contributions to the Photographic Industry" by SEPPA president George Singleton.


Rate ........$600.00 for a ceremony less than 2 hours

Rate ........$900.00 for a cedremony that lasts 2 or more hours

Plus travel and lodging expenses outside of the metropolitian Richmond/DC/Baltimore areas.

The service includes both high and low resolution JPG images of the files, and a complete release.

Joe's father was a Naval Chaplin during World War II. After graduating from the University of Maryland, Joe volunteered for Officers Candidate School (OCS).

While completing more than 34 years of service to the country, Joe received a President's Award, from President Ronald Regan, for his outstanding work in support of the men and women within the Department of Defense. While serving the country, he completed the requirements to become a Certified Professional Photographer and earned the professional degrees of Master of Photography, Photographic Craftsman, and Associate Fellow of Photography degree for his encore career.

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