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David Vine - Fine Artist

David Vine

Aiken, SC - United States








David Vine

Aiken, SC - United States

David Vine - Fine Artist

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About David Vine

As a child, I was small...

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I was a kid with a camera who liked to chase fire engines.

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As a small child, fire engines fascinated me. I guess it was natural that when I started shooting pictures at about 15 or 16 I wanted to photograph accidents and fires and try to sell the pictures to newspapers.

My first front page picture was a shot of a burning building just as a wall started to collapse. It was a few days after Martin Luther King was assassinated. Like many other cities in 1967 there were riots and mayhem. I was 16 years old.

Fast forward to today. Shooting pictures today is not like being a photojournalist during the 1960s and 1970s. Today you can shoot as many photos as you'd like and never have to develop and print the film.

My first camera was a fairly hefty Mamiya Press Super 23. Ten 2 x 3 inch negative frames on a 120 roll of film which probably cost about a buck and a half in 1967. Then there was the film developing reel and tank, develop and fix solutions, drying, contact printing if required and prints. In all about three dollars of materials and at least two hours of work for ten potentially useable frames.

Yes, we have come a long way...

My career has followed a winding path from reporting and photojournalism to public relations to marketing to management consulting and now training and publishing. A few years ago I purchased a Canon HG10 to create training videos but they never got made. I did shoot video of things I enjoyed. About two-three years ago I purchased a Canon T3i and began more serious still photography.

More later.

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