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We are proud to announce that Kram Kran Photo's founder, Mark Krancer, has been awarded the 2023 Florida Trust for Historic Preservation award for outstanding in media/communications for his work on Jacksonville's Architectural Heritage: Landmarks for the Future (Bicentennial Edition). This recognition is a testament to our commitment to creating stunning photography that honors the past and looks to the future.

First Place Winner - Union Terminal Warehouse Historic Preservation Photography Contest

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Mark is proud to have been recognized as the first place winner in the Union Terminal Warehouse photography contest. taken during the Union Terminal Warehouse's historic renovation, this reflection image of a pool of water within the building and light reflecting on the wall shows depth and character to this historic property, deserving to be preserved for years ahead. 

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44th Annual Art Awards winner

44th Annual Art Awards winner - "The Art of Giving"

August 2020 - Mark was honored by the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville at the 44th Annual Art Awards for "The Art of Giving" 

"The Art of Giving" award:

a. stewards their resources to fund, support, and sustain arts and culture programs;

b. gives to various organizations within the arts and culture community;

c. is a philanthropist who willingly gives to benefit the mission of an organization;

d. supports through their financial resources as well as their time commitment;

e. develops long term relationships to assist with organizational growth.


St. Johns County 200th Anniversary Photography Contest Winner

May 2021 - Mark Krancer wins the 200th anniversary of St. Johns County Photography Contest in 2 of 5 districts. Places as an honorable mention in another district. These images were selected from over 800 submissions. 

Among the winners are an aerial image of downtown St. Augustine, a shot of Bull's Hit Ranch in western St. Johns County, and a photo of the Alpine Groves dock. 

Artist Receives Grant from the Community First Cares Foundation

The funding from this individual artist grant in 2019 will allow photographer Mark Krancer to embark on a project focusing on the rehabilitation and resocialization of formerly incarcerated individuals, and the value they can contribute to society post-incarceration.

Kram Kran Photo Wins Top Honors!

Mark Krancer won first place among dozens of photographers considered by The Florida Times Union for the top honor of the year in 2018.

Resident News

Mark Krancer was the recipient of the 2016 Resident News "Why I Love My Neighborhood" award.

Florida Times Union

In 2015, Mark Krancer was honored to win his first award, 1st Place in The Florida Times-Union Employee Photography Contest.

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