Award winning Master Photographer and Certified Professional Photographer Tracy Van Zeeland, owner of M. C. Kinney Photography, has received numerous International, National and State awards since her first Professional Photographers of America print competition in 1995.
In 2020, Tracy was the recipient of the PPA NATIONAL AWARD given for contributions to the profession of photography.
Currently, Tracy is the WPPA 2019-2020 Artist of the Year and in 2018-2019, Tracy was the Wisconsin Professional Photographers Association Photographer of the Year and Artist of the Year-Runnerup.
The most notable award she has received is a Silver Grand Imaging Award in 2014 for her image titled "Diamond Filtered." That image went on to represent the United States at the inaugural World Photographic Cup on the 10 member Team USA. Van Zeeland's image placed 9th out of the 72 commercial submissions that year from 26 Nations. Team USA received the Gold Medal for the highest received points from the competition. http://www.worldphotographiccup.org/wpc_gallery/winners-2014/
Van Zeeland has also received 2 Kodak Gallery awards, over 50 Merited images and 6 Loan images. She has received awards in various categories, including Portrait, Pet, Commercial, Illustrative, Landscape, Animal/Wildlife and Electronic Imaging Artist. She is currently working toward her Master Artist Degree through the PPA.