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Vanessa Lenz Neithardt is an award-winning photographer and artist, who has been producing captivating and diverse images for over 20 years. Vanessa began her career as a photographer for Martha Stewart’s television show and Living magazine. From there she started Vanessa Lenz Photography and has since taken on a wide range of clients including in the fashion sector (Sidney Garber, Kaval, Net-a-porter), celebrities (Sheryl Crow, Iris Apfel, Jimmy Fallon), corporate/financial businesses (First Republic Bank, AOL, Sony Music), and publications such as the New York Times and Vogue Italia. Vanessa always finds fun, inventive approaches to bring images to life and capture the viewer’s attention. 


VLP provides full production service - from creative direction to casting models/talent to retouching to booking additional production support such as hair/make-up, stylists and locations.  No matter the scope of the project, VLP will see it through from pre-production to post and delivery.  In addition to still photography, we can also provide video,editing and GFX services as needed. Go to for more information and view this work. 


Awards & Exhibits:

2021: 14th International Color Awards: Honorable Mention

2020:  American Photography 36 '(AI-AP) Winner Award

2020: 13th International Color Awards 'Nominee award'

2017: Group Show, ImageNation, Paris France

2016: Group Show, The Clemente Soto Vélez Galerie, NYC

2015: PDN "Faces" Winner For Iris Apfel Portrait

2013: Best Short Comedy, New Hampshire Film Festival

Alive, Feeling like a Buck Seventy-Five  (Producer/Cinematographer)

2012: Official Selection Tropfest NY for short film, I’m Happy (Producer/Cinematographer)

2012: NYC Fringe Festival Selected Play, Names of the Dead (Writer/Producer)

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