Interview with Dave by TaraD
How did you become interested in Photography?
My wife handed me a camera and told me that we were shooting a wedding the next day!!
Have you always worked as a photographer?
No. I’ve worked as a painter and decorator and a Mechanical Engineer.
Where did you study?
Irvine in Scotland.
What was your first camera?
A Canon 40D
What camera do you have now?
A Canon 5D
What do you enjoy most about your career?
I enjoy road trips!!
What do you enjoy least about your career?
Editing photos and office work.
Have you any advice for someone interested in becoming a photographer?
Work for someone else first to get experience, don’t go straight out on your own.
Any advice for setting up a business in general?
Be prepared to work 24/7.
Have you ever had any strange requests as a photographer?
Have you photographed any celebrities?
Yes. Kerry Footballers.
What do you do in your spare time?
Play golf and brew my own beer.
What’s your favourite movie?
GoodFellas, The Shawshank Redemption – and Deliverance!
What’s your favourite drink?
What’s your favourite food?
Steak, Spaghetti Bolognese, mince & Potato Soup.
What’s your favourite music?
House music – I used to be a DJ.
What two things would you bring to a dessert island?
A micro-brewery and a laptop!
Have you a favourite saying/phrase?
Technology is great…… When it works !
Have you any dreams for the future?
Play 9 holes of golf every day!