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"I had an amazing time at Van Allan's!

We had fun and laughed a lot!

He really captured my personality with the pictures.

I loved his sets and backgrounds, they were very fun and unique. He gave me the freedom to make changes and I felt I was really able to personalize my experience.

It was very memorable and I am so happy I chose Van!

It was a great time!"

-Ivy Prater - Elgin

"Van Allan is a true profession in every essence of the word. Van took the time to get to know me and that made my senior session special.

The pre-session was very beneficial and Van's suggestions were amazing. I couldn't help but smile at Van's quirky sense of humor and the occasional "bark". I had a blast and it was a great way to start my senior year!

Thanks for everything Van!!"

-Madison Voborny - Elgin

"Our experience with Van was truly unique. He spent several hours with our family and was incredibly patient with our props and prepping, hair, clothes, etc. We traveled to 3 different locations around Norfolk, all perfectly scouted ahead of time. His photo's were also unique and were story-like in nature. Never before have I had the superb follow up courtesy call following the receipt of our photo's. Van is experienced and creative, and will tell the story of your family in his pictures."

-Jacki McCracken - Family Portraits - Battle Creek

"I loved the work Van did, he didn't waste any time!

The pictures looked awesome and his prices are reasonable for what he did!"

-Bobie Shabram - Family Portraits - Neligh

"We had a great time taking pictures with Van! We were laughing most of the time and were enjoying the evening taking pictures in his studio, then at the lake. Neither one of us had ever had that much fun getting pictures taken of us! Eric works with Van and he was even impressed with the way the pictures looked. We were both very happy with the pictures from the photoshoot. Thanks Van for all your hard work and effort to make the pictures look perfect as always!"

-Eric Schutt & Jenna Oglesby - Engagement - Tilden & Norfolk

"Van Allen made my senior picture experience the easiest part of the whole process. Time flew while we were there and the pictures were great!"

-Jordan Nelsen - Senior - Bee

"I had a great time taking pictures. It was a long, but fun day full of pictures.

I liked taking pictures in the studio then traveling to Lincoln to take more around town there."

-Breanne Brester - Senior  - Leigh


"Van makes taking pictures a blast!! We had so much fun during our engagement shoot, the day just flew by! The hardest part about everything is chosing which photos we were going to choose. They all turned out so great! We couldn't be happier!"

-Kyla Morris & Eric Sloan - Norfolk

"We had a great experience with Van Allan Classic Portraits. The pictures are breath-taking, and I couldn't ask for anything better!"

-Candace & Jared Schnoor - Wedding - Battle Creek

"Van is like an uncle to me! I met him at the livestock shows when I was real little and we just kinda of grew together to the day where I became a senior. We've had memories from all the years of the livestock shows till now. The photo sessions have all been great throughout the years, he's always done an exceptional job. Thanks adopted uncle Van! :D "

-Allee Maronde -  Senior - York

My Dad has been my photographer my whole life, but I know he is the best and I would recommend to anyone to go to him, He is the best in my opinion.

- Aaron & Kaitlin Hall - Wedding

Nathan and I wanted someone who had a lot of experience and who wouldn't treat us like we were "just another couple" Vanallan also worked with our budget. We had a lot of fun getting our engagement pictures taken and are really looking forward to Vanallan photographing our wedding, I highly recommend Vanallan!!!