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The concept behind "Why?" is all about helping you get to know today's movers and shakers in professional photography. What I never anticipated, when we started the series a year ago, was the variety and depth of the backstories as each respected artist has talked about one of their favorite images.
David Beckstead joins me on this new episode of "Why?" with an image taking us right back to his roots with the U.S. Forest Service. So many of today's successful artists and educators started out in other directions long before their reputations grew to what they're doing now.
In David's "About" section he describes himself as a mountain man at heart and his lifestyle of travel, hiking and loving the outdoors totally supports that claim. He's also a passionate artist, Dad and husband. His appreciation for a never-ending quest to build his skill set is what makes him one of the industry's leading wedding photographers and educators, teaching all over the world.
To see more of David's work just click on the image above to link to his website.
Check out "Why?" one of the most popular features on the SCU Blog. It's a very simple concept - one image, one artist and one short sound bite. Each artist shares what makes the image one of their most favorite. We're over 100 artists featured since the project started. Click on the link above and you can scroll through all of the episodes to date.