Renée C. Gage is a local Master Photographer who has specialized in capturing families, children, expectant mothers, and professionals with her camera for over twenty years. Renée is known for preserving life’s rich beauty and capturing the little moments that mean the most with elegance and eloquence.  She is thrilled to be a part of Nepenthe Gallery as it brings a new light, creative presence and community space to her beloved community.  

Renée is a member of the American Society of Photographers and in 2022 was awarded her Photographic Craftsman Degree by the Professional Photographers of America. In 2020 and 2021, two of Renée’s images won the prestigious “Best Portrait of a Child” award from the Virginia Professional Photographers Association and “Ascend” was named Top 50 Portraits of a Child in the United States. She is also recognized internationally for her infrared landscape imagery and recently earned a place in the distinguished VPPA Commonwealth Collection.  Also bestowed upon her multiple times has been the prestigious Kodak Gallery Award.  Renée’s work has been published and displayed prominently around the country in such places as the U.S. Capitol and Disney’s Epcot Center as well as internationally.

Renée began her photography career while living in Maine in 2001 and continues to build an extensive clientele around the world.   Wherever her travels take her, Renée preserves life’s rich beauty, image by image, capturing the little moments that mean the most.  Renée is active in her communities, giving back to each place she has lived in various ways.  The Gages are a proud Navy family and love and embrace the military community wherever they live.  Renée currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia with her loving and supportive husband, their five happy boys and marvelous pup.