Platinum Photography was founded by Jose Rodriguez and K.C. Van Name in 2017. Both Jose and K.C. have had successful careers in the photography industry and plan to bring their knowledge and expertise to schools throughout the Bay Area. 

Jose Rodriguez has been in the photography industry for 22 years.  As a talented photographer his creativity and attention to detail was quickly noticed, he went on to become the Photography Manager for one of the biggest school portrait companies in the nation. His passion and work ethic is what sets him apart from his competitors, he wears his heart on his sleeve and genuinely cares about his clients and the work he does for them. Jose's main objective for Platinum Photography is to bring back the great customer service that the bigger photo companies have lost sight of and to provide quality pictures at an affordable price for all families. 

K.C. Van Name has been in the photography industry since 2008. As a young photographer he quickly fell in love with the art and used his imagination and personality to create beautiful images. While finding success behind the camera K.C. eventually moved on to become an Account Manager for the biggest school portrait company in the nation. His problem solving abilities and great personality is why schools love to work with him. K.C.'s goal is to work closely with school officials to come up with exciting and innovative ways to make picture day fun again.