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Valentina Sokolskaya, APSA, EPSA, EFIAP·

Valentina Sokolskaya was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia and started using the family camera when she was thirteen. She is fascinated with the beauty of the world around her, from gorgeous landscapes to flowers in a backyard.

For the past 20 years she has lived in the Philadelphia area. As a member of the Delaware County Camera Club, Valentina was honored as the Jacob Santa Maria Photographer of the Year in 2016.

Valentina joined PSA in 2013 and participates in several Study Groups, serving as secretary in two of them. She has completed the PSA Image Evaluation course and regularly enters PSA-recognized International Exhibitions. She has earned several Star Ratings, winning nine medals along the way, and earned her PPSA distinction in 2017. Valentina started as PID Who's Who Director in 2017. She earned her EPSA in 2020.