Born into a New Forest family that bred the famous ponies and worked in the ancient woods David has always had a love for the countryside and the creatures who made it their home.

He served an apprenticeship in engineering and never really picked up the camera until he moved to the Brecon Beacons in Wales during 2006, self-taught in photography he was quickly persuaded to turn professional in 2008 and won the Welsh Wildlife Photographic Award, hosted by the Welsh Wildlife Trusts in 2011.

In 2016 he was presented the Brand Personality Award (Equivalent to a Grammy) by the Asia Pacific Brands Foundation for being the World’s Best Wildlife Photographer.

David has donated work to the Wildlife Trusts, National Trusts, Red Squirrel Trust, his work has been published many times in newspapers magazines including the Forces News and featured online by the BBC’s Wildlife Magazine, he is also a feature writer for the world’s oldest countryside magazine, The Countryman.