For over 20 years David has specialised in editorial, commercial and portrait work for use in annual reports, brochures, marketing collateral, and corporate events. The range of his work is extensive and includes work in media and the arts through to landscape photography and corporate, public relations, advertising agencies, and more recently High definition video and Time lapse where he brings an artist’s eye to portraiture and corporate branding.
Each assignment is treated individually and the appropriate equipment is selected for the assignment. David mainly uses digital cameras and can often supply digital proofs from the shoot in the same day. Film also has its place, whatever the case David is happy to discus your needs. He understands the pressures of deadlines and his client’s valuable time frames. “ In corporate and editorial assignments the pressure is on because the clients are extremely busy, so I try and make the session as smooth and personable as possible, and this is what sets me apart from others.
Born and raised in Melbourne, as a young child David was given a Kodak instamatic camera as a gift, which led to a life time passion with photography. This fascination followed to candid and street photography which led to assignments for various companies media organisations in Melbourne and later Sydney. David further honed his photographic skills as an assistant in a large commercial advertising agency and studio. Now based in Adelaide, where he has lived for the past twelve years, David’s extensive range of work includes work in media and the arts, corporate, public relations and advertising photography. His work is featured with the contemporary Australian photo agency Obscura. His clients include wineries, law firms, design studios and Fairfax Media titles such as The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Financial Review and BRW magazine. David has covered assignments on location around Adelaide, South Australia and Australia for the past twenty years and his work has been published in the UK, Ireland and the USA in various media outlets from books to magazines and newspapers. With vast editorial, commercial and advertising experience, David’s versatility sees him sought after by a diverse range of clients for a diverse range of photographic needs.
At the end of the day photography is about people, and how we interact. David’s job is to exceed client’s expectations!! A member of the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP), David bring’s to his photography an instinct for capturing people and images at the moment where they reveal something greater about themselves and their situation. “It’s like a little story for me, framing a moment in an image,” he says.
David was named the AIPP SA Editorial Photographer of the Year in 2005 and 2006.