Van Phetsomphou is an artist. He has many talents many of which includes landscape photography. His love of the American desert southwest shows in his photography. He's passionate about the grandeur and beauty that is his home.

Van strives to compose original photographs of locations that aren't well known to many photographers. As a result, his portfolio of images is unique and features one of a kind photographs of beautiful locations such as Snow Canyon State Park, Red Cliffs Desert Reserve, Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and Valley of Fire State Park.

Van has been featured in several print publications either on the front cover or inside. Print publications include magazines such as Science News, Nevada Magazine and Landscape Photography Magazine. His works also appear in numerous calendars, web sites and annual reports.

Van was originally raised in Las Vegas, NV. He's a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where he studied landscape architecture. Since then he's relocated his family to St. George, UT. The relocation to St. George has been a blessing and boon to his photography. He's easily within minutes of some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. Furthermore, he's only a few hours away from some of the most beautiful national parks in the U.S. southwest