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Feb 28, 2006

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About Me


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My rates are low and I deliver. I'd love to shoot everyone for trade but I have bills and rent like everyone else and there is nothing I need for my portfolio right now.


My name is David C. Dawson and I am a photographer. Wow, that sounds like an introduction during a twelve step program meeting but I guess its appropriate. I am addicted to photography.

I went to Mass Art way back in the late eighties for illustration and graphic design earning a BFA in Communication Arts. Wound up starting a rock magazine called Lollipop and did everything from page layout to ad design, designed the logo and the website. We made 70 issues over the course of 14 years and finally decided that for us, print was dead. During the last few years of the magazine I picked up a camera to shoot images I needed for the issue and caught the photo bug.

I shot a bunch of fashion for the magazine and quickly started to accumulate gear. I owe a lot to a few very trusting and patient models in the early days who were kind enough to shoot with me as I was getting over the initial learning curve.

I have recently started a Store to sell some of my work as prints.


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"*FANTASTIC* Photographer! I look forward to shooting with again soon. Great studio, props, locations, and creative outlook. Super professional. Highly recommend!" Read less

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The Horse (El's Bike)
The Horse (Tattoo Feature of Sarah Hauk)
Inked Girls
Tattoo (Sarah Malliet)
Rebel Ink (Sarah Hauk)
Inked Girls Australia (Sarah Hauk)
Skin & Ink (Amy Bathory)
Outlaw Biker #184
Metro ANE (cover featuring Mosh)
Leg Show May (feature on Dawnamatrix)
Leg Show (feature on me)
Leg Show (feature on Mosh)
Leg Show (feature on Asphyxia)
Leg Show (feature on Nicotine)
Scandinavian Tattoo Magazine STM Nr: 108 2011
Skin Deep Tattoo Magazine Vixens 2010 UK
2011 Brimstone Calendar
Marquis Magazine Issue 50
Gothic Beauty
Lollipop Magazine
GlamRock  Magazine
Classic Rock Magazine
Alt Noir Magazine
Oxx Cycle

SOPHA Members Show
SOPHA Summer Staff Show