Don Aittama has been involved in professional photography for over 15 years. He is a Master Photographer and is a member of the Virginia Professional Photographers Association, the Professional Photographers of America and the American Society of Photographers.

Don has been active in print competition at the professional level. He has earned many awards through the International Print Competition including two bronze medals, two silver medals and one gold medal.

Don's primary occupation is accounting where he has worked for almost 40 years. He retired in 2015 but still works part time. Don holds a CPA certificate and was the treasurer for the Virginia Professional Photographers Association from 2010 to 2018.

Don's current photography interest is in fine art landscape photography. He recently discovered that the Blue Ridge Mountains close by his home hold over a couple dozen waterfalls and enjoys hiking to photograph them. He is usually joined with his wife Julie who also enjoys hiking and photography.