About me

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  • I thrive under blue skies and sunshine
  • There is nothing better than the beach and the ocean waves
  • Make me laugh and you have my friendship
  • I love Venice
  • I believe in passion, practice and stamina
  • Have as much fun as possible
  • Horses touch my heart
  • My flute is my anchor
  • I am a slow jogger and a fast walker
  • Best friends are worth gold to me
  • Give me a huge salad and chocolate and I can survive

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Born in Los Angeles, Dayle Ann Clavin studied music in Salzburg, taught classical flute at the Landesmusikschulwerk Upper Austria and performed chamber music.

In the early 1990’s Dayle discovered her love for photography and in the following years exhibited in galleries around Austria including the Nikon Gallery, Vienna, Pan Optikim Gallery, Burgenland, 44iger Haus, Leonding Linz, and the Anton Bruckner Zentrum, Ansfelden. In 2001 She graduated with honors from The Prager Fotoschule.

Dayle has won awards in international photography competitions including Prix de la Photographie de Paris, International Competition for Women in Photography USA, and the International Photography Competition of San Diego County Fair. Her work has been published in magazines such as PHOTOGRAPHIE, and the book” The World’s Greatest Black and White Photography”.

Recent wins include the Coordinator’s Prize in the San Diego County Fair International Photography Competition 2012, The Silver Judges Award in the Artists Haven Gallery International Photography Competition 2012 and  second Prize  in the 2013 San Diego International  Photography Competition. She has been a nominee over many years in the Black and White Spider Awards.

In June 2014 she was awarded the EP Qualification by the Federation of European Photograhers (FEP).

In October 2014 Dayle Ann Clavin was a Nominee in the categories of Fashion and Fine art in the Black and White Spider Awards.

In November 2014, she recieved a Silver Award in the Creative Composition category of the WPPI (Wedding  and Portrait Photographers International). Competition.

In March 2015 she recieved the FEP European Wedding Excellence Award at the FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards 2015.

In November 2015, she received the Honorable Mention Award in the category of fashion as well as 3 other nominations in the Black and White Spider Awards 2015.

In January 2016, she was a finalist and among the top three of the Austrian Wedding Awards.

Dayle Ann Clavin lives in Altmuenster, Traunsee lake in the beautiful Salzkammergut region of Upper Austria and works as a wedding and portrait photographer serving the local area as well as other destinations all over Austria. She travels to other destinations in Europe and the USA, including Southern California where she spends 3 months of the year ( mid- December until mid- March) in the winter season. During this time she is available for weddings, engagement, pre- wedding and portraits sessions, as well as commercial work in californian locations.

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