Fine Art for Museums and Collectors

Great photography is the blending of art with

science and is a gift from both.

Tessmer of Fairfax Sweeps Recent Awards:

Tessmer of Fairfax wins Best of Show

At the recent competition for professional photographers in Washington, Maryland, and Virginia Master Photographer Joseph (Joe) Tessmer won best of show, two prints tied for first place and his 4th print won a 2nd place ribbon.

Tessmer of Fairfax Named Best Social Event/Wedding Photographer

The Virginia Professional Photographers Association honors Tessmer of Fairfax

It has often been said that Tessmer of Fairfax has lots of laurels they just don't rest on them. To prove the point the Virginia Professional Photographers Association has awarded JoeTessmer one of the highest awards a photographer can receive. Best social event photographer. Social events include weddings, anniversaries, parties and funerals.

Artistic and Financial Success in the Photographic Profession:

May 16, 2011, sponsored by the Professional Photographers of America

It's the little things that make the difference. Producing and marketing outstanding photography can depend on hundreds of small decisions that have a large effect on your overall success. The selection and use of equipment, making the best use of your website and social networking sites…all contribute to your success. Join Cyndy and Joe, two Best of Show winners, for their useful insights into these details. To register go to

Fine Art for Museums and Collectors

  • The following fine art photographs are available for purchase by museums and serious collectors. Each image is printed, matted and custom framed to archival standards.
  • 20 x 24 print matted and framed 24 x 30
  •   $1,800
  • 16 x 20 print matted and framed 20 x 24
  •   $1,600
  • 14 x 14 print matted and framed 18 x 18
  •   $1,500
  • 11 x 14 print matted and framed 16 x 20
  •   $1,400
  • 10 x 10 print matted and framed 14 x 14
  •   $1,300
  • 8 x 10 print matted and framed 11 x 14
  •   $1,200


  • If you have specific framing requirements, please contact us.

  • For clients within the Washington metropolitian area, Joe will personally deliver and hang the works of art at your location upon request. The delivery/handling charges below apply.

  • Shipping/delivery and handling charges: $45.00 for one print, $75.00 for multiple prints shipped/delivered to one address. (Due to the possibility of breakage, framed photographs are shipped without glass.)

    Available pieces:


    Sunset Sail - Limited Edition Print

    sunset sail


    Light and Symmetry - Limited Edition Print

    light & Symmetry


    Green Prickles - Limited Edition Print

    Green Prickles


    Founding Father - Limited Edition Print - Supplies & Sizes Restricted

    Founding Father


    American Glory - Limited Edition Print

    American Glory


    Capitol Fourth - Limited Edition Print

    Capitol Fourth


    Romantic Stroll - Limited Edition Print

    Romantic Stroll


    Blue Simplicity- Limited Edition Print - Supplies & Sizes Restricted



    Pelican Parade - Limited Edition Print - Suplies & Sizes Restricted



    One is Missing - Limited Edition Print



    The Real Thing - Limited Edition Print

    The real Thing


    Pepsi is Better - Limited Edition Print - Supplies & Sizes Restricted



    Do the Dew - Limited Edition Print - Supplies & Sizes Limited

    Do the Dew

    I have been contacted by a collector. If anyone has a 16 x 20 original of Do The Dew, the collector is willing to pay $5,000.00 for the print. It completes his series.

    Her Shoes - Limited Edition Print - Supplies & Sizes Restricted



    Lord Above - Limited Edition Print



    Buddies - Limited Edition Print



    Concentric Angles - Limited Edition Print - Supplies & Sizes Restricted