Whistler photographer David Buzzard is an experienced commercial photographer specializing in on-location industrial, food, and portrait photography. David is also a licensed drone pilot and photographer.
David has been the main food photographer for the Whistler Magazine, photographing Whistler restaurants such as Bearfoot Bistro, Araxi, Hole 19 at Nicklaus North, The Beacon Eater in the Whistler village, Stones Edge.
With more than 25 years of experience as an award winning photojournalist, David has been the photographer for the Whistler Pique, Squamish Chief, Whistler Magazine. As a freelancer for over 30 years, David has had photos published in the National Geographic, New York Time, Financial Times, and the Guardian.
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.