Dean Whitbeck is an American photographer who hails from San Francisco, California but lives in Richmond, Virginia. Backed by his 20 years in education, his work focuses on intimate stories about the dignity and courage found in marginalized communities.

Dean Whitbeck crafts strong visual identities for brands, companies, and nonprofits that humanize statistics and tell impactful stories.
Recent clients and publications include: The International Rescue Committee, ReEstablish Richmond, Jewish Federation (North America), United States Memorial Holocaust Museum, Richmond Symphony, Virginia Holocaust Museum, Apple, Gap, Huffington Post, Richmond Magazine, Virginia Living Magazine, Washington Life, Tablet Magazine. Portfolio projects include Faces Of Survival + The Survivors Project (Holocaust survivors and refugees), A Shared Humanity (students with special needs), Refugees: Yesterday and Today (global refugee community in the United States).
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