Our Staff and Volunteers

Mel Carll S-PPC, BA-PPC
Executive Administrator
Phone: (661) 429-3640

Mel Carll is a Santa Clarita Valley based photographer and instructor, currently shooting architectural, weddings, family portraits, corporate product shots and special events. He is currently on the Board of Directors for the Santa Clarita Photographers Association and a Past President for Professional Photographers of Los Angeles County (PPLAC). Mel is an award winning photographer having won Best of Show and Image of the year in the 2010 Professional Photographers of Los Angeles County print competitions, 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Commercial Photographer of the year for the Professional Photographers of Los Angeles County and has also won numerous awards with the Santa Clarita Valley Photographers Association print competitions.


David La Neve CPP
Director, West Coast School

David LaNeve is a portrait photographer and educator with his unique lighting approaches, sometimes simple, sometimes complex, reveal the essence, the very soul of his subjects.   And his unique approach has captured and preserved the emotion and events for two hundred weddings in local as well as international locations.   When not behind the lens or teaching, Dave supports the Brea community, having served as President of Lions Club & President of the Brea Chamber of Commerce. Currently he serves on the North Orange County ROP Board as an advisor to their Photography Curriculum, and directs the photography curriculum for the New Horizons Digital Arts program.