Vancouver photographer David Buzzard is an experienced commercial photographer specializing in on-location industrial, food, and portrait photography.
As a Vancouver food photographer, David has photographed such well know Vancouver restaurants as Sura, Sura Richmond, Ill Mak Red Chicken, Yakiniku Ya Japanese BBQ in Vancouver’s West End, and Zabu Chicken.
David has been the main food photographer for Whistler The Magazine, photographing Whistler restaurants such as Bearfoot Bistro, Araxi, Hole 19 at Nicklaus North, The Beacon Eater in the Whistler village, Stones Edge
Starting as a newspaper photographer while still in high school, David moved to South Africa in 1994 to cover the end of apartheid, working for the Durban Daily News, Sunday Times, and Weekly Mail & Guardian newspapers. While he was the Durban photographer for the Mail & Guardian newspaper, it was awarded the British IPD Best International Newspaper Award, and the Missouri Medal for Distinguished Journalism.
David’s photography was featured prominently in Michael Schmidt’s acclaimed book on post apartheid South Africa, Drinking With Ghosts: The Aftermath of Apartheid’s Dirty War.
David is now a commercial photographer specializing in corporate portraiture, industrial, and food photography.
In 2012, David returned to newspaper photography, working extensively for the Whistler Question, Pique NewsMagazine, and Squamish Chief newspapers. He has since won eight press awards, including two first place gold medals from the Canadian Community Newspaper Association in 2015.