Bio: David Fattaleh
Having come from a family owned photofinishing business, David has been in photography most of his life. He started his photographic career as a wedding, portrait, and school photographer. His career expanded when he was hired as the Photography Manager for the West Virginia Division of Tourism. There he had the privilege of photographing beautiful landscapes, wildlife, natural wonders, state parks, and historical areas of West Virginia. David’s photographic career, in West Virginia, also included being part of the photographic team for the Governor’s Office.
As a freelance photographer, his clientele included hospitals, local businesses, magazine publishers, industrial and commercial photography.
David’s work has been shown in many publications, such as; Time-Life Books, Newsweek, National Geographic Adventure, Louisville Magazine, Huntington Quarterly Magazine, Marshall Magazine, Wonderful West Virginia Magazine, and others throughout the US and abroad.
David has taught photography classes and workshops at West Virginia state parks and at the Huntington Museum of Art. He has conducted presentations at local high schools, photography clubs, city and state conventions, and business luncheons. David is currently teaching an Advanced Photography class at the OLLI Center, Litchfield, for Coastal Carolina University, in the fall, winter, and spring sessions.
He now resides in Pawleys Island, South Carolina and is a member of the Carolina Nature Photographers Association (CNPA) and Tidelands Photography Club.