Ed has been in professional photography since 1976, beginning his career in Harrisonville, MO. In 1996, Ed opened Vaughn Photography in Nixa and later in Ozark, MO. In June of 2013, Ed and Judy moved to North Las Vegas, NV to see what life might have in store for them in a new environment. They still offer professional photography on a limited basis.
He was President of the Springfield, Missouri Professional Photographers Association; has served on the Missouri State board of directors; was president of the Kansas City association and has been a member of PPA National since 1977. His photographs have been displayed at Disneys EPCOT Center in Orlando, Florida. He holds the degrees of Master and Craftsman Photographer from PPA.
For several years, Ed and Todd Ferren photographed for Hawaiian Tropic in the Caribbean, Mexico and Hawaii.
A graduate of the University of Kansas, Ed holds degrees in English and Journalism/Advertising.