Van Redin graduated from Stephen F. Austin State State University in Nacogdoches, Texas, in 1975. He was a photographer for the Texas House of Representatives in Austin before becoming the house photographer for Glastron Boat Company.
At that time he started his own studio while shooting rock ‘n roll and commercial photography. He now primarily shoots publicity stills for major motion pictures. His credits include “Lord of the Rings (Return of the King),” “Office Space,” “Rushmore,” and “All the Pretty Horses.”
Van lives in Austin.