Formally a real estate broker, nationally syndicated real estate columnist & author of several consumer oriented books, Dian left the real estate world to follow her passion: photography. Dian has been an avid travel photographer for over 30 years. Basically self taught, Dian has taken online classes, three college level photography courses & participated in several intensive photographic workshops at Santa Fe Photography Workshops and Los Angeles Center of Photography (LACP).
In 2015, Dian’s competition winning photo of the Golden Gate Bridge was featured in a local SF Bay Area newspaper. In 2017, Dian was a winner of the virtual online gallery on LACP’s website for “The Creative Portrait” Exhibition. Dian received BA & MA degrees from UCLA where she was also advanced to candidacy for a PhD degree in Anthropology. She currently lives in Oakland, CA.