David is a contributor to photography, travel and in-flight magazines, as well as newspapers and journals such as National Geographic, Asian Geographic and Lonely Planet. In 2014 he was awarded Best Culture Photographer by Garuda Airways, on a visit to Indonesia. In 2012 he was the winner of the Travel category in the Smithsonian Photography Contest.
David has been travelling annually since 2004, the year in which he became interested in travel photography as a genre of art, returning from three months in India and Nepal. In 2014, he worked on a book project for the Growing Leaders Foundation in Trinidad and Tobago, revisited Brazil, and led a Luminous Journeys photo tour in Myanmar. In 2015 he led another photo tour in Myanmar and also to Bali after traveling to Kalimantan in Borneo, Indonesia, and photographing the people from the Dayak tribe. David is also a composer, teacher and performer of music, and has a Master of Music in film composition.