Landscape, Nature and Wildlife Photographer


David first became interested in photography while taking extended road trips around the United States and Canada, soon after high school. While traveling, he met a professional photographer one day one a beach in Washington State who convinced David that he should try to selling his work. The hook was set.

A native of Michigan, David moved to Dallas at age twenty-two and began his photography career as a fashion photographer, which he pursued for seven years. Following a visit to Utah on assignment in 1987, he returned to Dallas, closed his studio, and moved to the alpine town of Heber, Utah, where he currently resides. Since moving to Utah, David has concentrated on photographing landscape and wildlife images. His work has been published by National Geographic Publishing, and has appeared in many other magazines and advertisements including Nikon, Outdoor Photographer, Travel & Leisure, Snow Country, Islands, and National Geographic Traveler. He is represented internationally by several stock photo agencies that market his work for advertising, editorial and educational purposes.

In 1990, David began producing a series of limited edition prints of his favorite images and in the fall of 1998, he decided to open his own gallery, West Light Images, in Park City, Utah. His images now hang in private and public collections around the world. After 12 years of operating that gallery he decided to close so he could spend more time traveling the world, teaching photography workshops. In recent years he has turned his concentration to the Polar Regions. He has now been to Antarctica and the Arctic a dozen times each.

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