VIEW THE PORTFOLIOS

Ten galleries of images representing David's work, both personal and professional, over the last 8 years.

READ THE BOOKS

If you've tried the books about gear and long for something more, David's poured his heart into 20 books and ebooks for you.

COLLECT THE PRINTS

Two carefully curated collections of 24 beautiful fine-art prints and folios for your walls or your personal collection.

Jun 30th

2014

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CategoryPosted in: Travel

Market on the Tracks, Bangkok

A couple years ago I was travelling through Bangkok and spent a day with photographer Gavin Gough who took me to this incredible market, right on the tracks, outside of the city. It happens fast, but it was one of the darndest things I’ve ever seen. Those of you who know me also know it’s a wonder I didn’t get run over… You might have to watch this a couple times to catch how amazing this is. Happens many times a day and they just take it all in stride.

Time lapse is for more than just clouds. A quick job in iMovie and easy enough (though I added nothing to this one) to add ambient sound, voice over, or music to, these kinds of time-lapses are a great way to tell stories. Shoot them on JPG and most cameras could keep capturing frames for quite a while.

Jun 29th

2014

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CategoryPosted in: Emily and I, News & Stuff, Travel

The Adventure Resumes

  It’s been a weird few months. After an incredible adventure in January and February – Lalibela, Ethiopia, then Kenya’s Maasai Mara, then diving in Zanzibar – I came home to (yet another) foot surgery and (yet another) recovery, one I didn’t write much about because I’m getting a little self-conscious about just how many […]

Jun 23rd

2014

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CategoryPosted in: Craft & Vision, The Craft, Tutorials &Technique

SHOOT THE LOOK

If you want to really learn your craft, it’s more than buttons and dials. You need to be able to take all the technical stuff you’ve got under your belt and apply it to create particular moods and aesthetics. You’d be hard pressed to find a commercial photographer with more credibility, experience, and the desire […]

Jun 18th

2014

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CategoryPosted in: Study the Masters

Study the Masters: Vivian Maier

Unless you’ve been hiding in a cabin in the woods, there’s a better than none chance that you’ve heard about Vivian Maier (1926-2009), the reclusive nanny who lived and worked – and photographed – in Chicago for most of her adult life. Her work never saw the light of day until discovered serendipitously by a […]