David J West“My love of being surrounded by nature came first, then my passion for capturing it in a photograph to share with others. My father, a professional portrait photographer, introduced me to the joy and art of photography at an early age.

After taking some classes on photography at the the School of Visual Arts in New York City, I decided to explore the world with my camera in hand. Through my photography I hope to encourage others to protect what natural lands we have left, not only for our health and the planet’s health, but because of the sheer beauty and artistry that exists in nature.

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