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Christopher DeVargas

Photographer

Christopher DeVargas was born and raised in the city of sin, that's right, a Las Vegas native! Growing up, he spent most of his time either up on a stage, in front of a camera, or behind a sketch pad. From acting to dance, modeling to art, Christopher has had a wide variety of experience performing and displaying his creative talents. He continued his involvement in the arts by studying dance and theater at the Las Vegas Academy of Performing Arts High School. After graduating high school in 2001, Christopher made the life changing decision to enlist in the US Army. " It was a duty that I felt I had to do, an obligation to this wonderful country I live in". He spent 4 years serving in the Army, 2 of those years were spent in combat operation in Iraq as part of a tank/Humvee crew. He received an honorable discharge at the rank of E-5 Sergeant in 2006, along with other numerous awards of exceptional service and valor. After returning home to Vegas, summer of 2006, Christopher enrolled at the College of Southern Nevada to study Commercial Photography and Digital Photo-Graphics and received degrees in both in May of 2010. He has been shooting for Greenspun Media Group since October 2010 and has had the pleasure of working with some of the best and brightest in the industry. "I'm looking forward to what the future holds for me, and I'm very thankful for all the opportunities presented to me thus far".

Recent Stories (view all stories)

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, May 21, 2014

    Our local team beat the Green Bay Chill 32-24.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, May 22, 2013

    This week's cover shoot was a lot of fun.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, April 3, 2013

    Flames were flying through the roof of the abandoned casino.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012

    There’s no denying that housekeepers are one of the most important groups keeping this city running,

  • Features

    Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017

    Delmonico's fried chicken.

  • Mob Museum

    Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017

    Geoff Schumacher, Senior Director of Content at the Mob Museum, speaks to the media regarding some newly added artifacts to The Mob Museum, Friday Feb. 10, 2017. The artifacts were involved in the St. Valentine's Day Massacre in Chicago, 1929, and include various items such as bullets removed from the bodies of the victims and original coroner's documents.

  • Mob Museum

    Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017

    From left; Mob Museum Executive Dir. and CEO Jonathan Ullman, Geoff Schumacher, Senior Director of Content at the Mob Museum, and Lt. Mike Kline, from the Berrien Co. Sherriff's Department, during a media event regarding newly added artifacts to The Mob Museum, Friday Feb. 10, 2017. The artifacts were involved in the St. Valentine's Day Massacre in Chicago, 1929, and include various items such as bullets removed from the bodies of the victims and original coroner's documents.

  • Mob Museum

    Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017

    Coroner's exam reports are among some of the newly added artifacts to The Mob Museum, Friday Feb. 10, 2017. The artifacts were involved in the St. Valentine's Day Massacre in Chicago, 1929, and include various items such as bullets removed from the bodies of the victims and original coroner's documents.

  • Mob Museum

    Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017

    Bullets and bullet fragments are among some of the newly added artifacts to The Mob Museum, Friday Feb. 10, 2017. The artifacts were involved in the St. Valentine's Day Massacre in Chicago, 1929, and include various items such as bullets removed from the bodies of the victims and original coroner's documents.