About Pico van Houtryve

Based in Sacramento, multimedia photographer Frederico "Pico" van Houtryve tells visual stories in a classic 35 mm style with the latest Nikon digital SLR cameras.

Pico specializes in photographing people and documenting events, such as weddings, births and engagements, as well as editorial and commercial photography, including sports, PR, advertising, and portraits.

Pico's strength is his ability to create lasting images that speak to the mind and inspire the soul.

An award-winning former staff photojournalist at three California newspapers, including the San Francisco Examiner, Grass Valley's The Union, and most recently, Roseville's The Press-Tribune, Pico worked full-time as an editorial photographer from 2000 to 2008.

Fluent in French, Pico spent two years studying and working in Belgium before earning two degrees at San Francisco State University: a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with a Photojournalism emphasis (1998) and a Master of Arts in International Relations (2007).

Since 1998, Pico has been a professional member of the National Press Photographers Association, and he subscribes to the organization's code of ethics and Best Business Practices.

With more than a decade of experience as a professional freelance photographer, Pico is currently available for contract assignments. Each assignment is evaluated and priced on a case-by-case basis.

Pico's clients include the Associated Press, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, San Jose Mercury News, San Francisco Chronicle, USA Today, People, The Progressive Farmer, Nike, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Perry Creek Winery and Bella Pictures, to name a few, as well as several private citizens.

Take advantage of Pico's experience, insight and talent to tell your story.

Pico's passion is creating lasting images while making lifelong friends of his clients.

Please contact Pico to document what is most dear to you.

mobile: (530) 219-0571

email: picovanhoutryve@hotmail.com

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