About Me

Charlottesville Family wrote this about me and I can’t really say it any better than they did.

“Beth Seliga is the creative talent behind the lens at 3 Cats Photo. Passionate about photography from an early age, Beth has experience shooting in many different contexts. She began her career traveling the world as a professional sports photographer with her work appearing in publications including Sports Illustrated, USA Today and Pro Cycling magazine. After having kids and settling down in Albemarle County, Beth transitioned to portraiture.

Although she enjoyed the exhilarating days of photographing cyclists from the back of a motorcycle, Beth has a special place in her heart for capturing families on her camera.

“I am a story-teller show specialized in documenting the energy and joy within children and the love and bond between couples of all ages” says Mom, wife and owner of 4 (no longer just 3!) cats.”

 

Random Facts about me
Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Peanut Butter Cup
Favorite way to spend a sunny day: Hiking with family
Favorite way to spend a rainy day: Cuddled up with lots of popcorn watching an Audrey Hepburn movie
Favorite City to Visit: Paris, France

Awards and Distinctions
Charlottesville Family Favorite Award Winner: Best Portrait Photographer: 2014, 2015 & 2016

Charlottesville Welcome Award Winner: 2014: Silver Award

Proud recipient of these International NAPCP Recognition of Merit Awards:

  • July 2016 International Image Competition [Honorable] “Fly Away”
  • January 2016 International Image Competition [Honorable] “Day Dream”
  • January 2016 International Image Competition [Honorable] “On with the Dance”
  • January 2014 International Image Competition [Honorable] “Can I please have a pony, daddy?”

Senior Style Guide: Hot 100 Senior Photographers

 

Memberships

3 Cats Photo is a member of  Nikon Professional Services, PPA and accredited by the National Association of Professional Child Photographers and specializes in family and child photography. NAPCP members exhibit quality images of children on a consistent basis and uphold the highest ethics and integrity within their business practices.

What we believe in (besides love, sunny days and sweets)

We love kids, the Earth and animals. So, I donate my time to Red Thread Sessions, I donate 5% of my profits to Farm Sanctuary and I spend quite a bit of time hunting down natural, organic and sustainable products.

Features and Publications

I am honored to have had my work featured in publications including: NBCNews, Financial Times, USA Today, Sports Illustrated, Wedding Chicks, Beyond the Wanderlust, Cville Weddings, Capitol Romance,  Stand Alone Magazine, NAPCP, Privizzinis Passion, YipYap Girl & Love Photographs Beautifully, the Crozet Gazette, VeloPress, Competitive Cyclist, Cycling Weekly, Pro Cycling, Cycling Magazine USA and UK, The Scout Guide,  The Denver Post & CyclingNews.

 

 

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