David Nightingale lives in Blackpool, a
seaside town in the North West of England, with his wife Libby and six
children. He was formerly a university lecturer, but is now the full-time
Creative Director of Chromasia Limited - a fine arts and commercial
photography company specialising in commercial and private commissions;
image licensing; and print sales (www.chromasia.com).
He is also the director of Chromasia Training Limited – a photographic and
post-production training company, specializing in online tutorials and
one-to-one training (www.chromasia-training.com).
His blog, from which he
developed both companies, has received numerous nominations and awards
including Winner of the Best European Photoblog category in the 2007
Photoblog Awards, and Winner of the Most Popular Photoblog category of the
2006 Photoblog Awards.
He is also a regular
contributor to Digital SLR User, a UK based photography magazine, and his
work has been featured in numerous art and photography magazines around the
world. His first book was published in November 2007 – Baby Photography
Now – available from ILEX Press in the UK and Lark Books in the US – and
he is currently working on Practical HDR, a new book that will be published
by Focal Press in the third quarter of 2009.