We had the good fortune of connecting with David Anthony and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi David, why did you decide to pursue a creative path?
Creativity is the reason why I chose my career. Also, I love to have fun in my career. Would you want a career that is not fun? I want people to see my vision when I capture a models moment. Furthermore, let’s not forget that I love to have fun on set, if I’m not having fun then the model won’t have fun, and vice versa. The photos will come out great when you’re having fun with everyone! I didn’t choose my career to not have fun!
Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
Fun! I like to have fun on set and make people comfortable and laugh. What you want is a model who loves to come on set and have fun, make them enjoy their job! Also, I’m excited to see what the next chapter will be in my life, so time will tell. I started school and learned a lot about the field of photography, my journey wasn’t easy at all. I had to pay a lot especially for my tuition. I did it all on my own without any help, and I had to work two jobs in order for me to get by to my future. Lessons I learned is not to be afraid to get out of your comfort zone. If you want to be better then experiment and go out and practice. Practice makes perfect! I’m vibrant, dark, and fun is what describes myself and my brand. I tend to do a lot of work, so it’s a never ending thing with me, but that’s because I chose to do it.
If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
Malibu, Hermosa Beach, and Culver City. Malibu just in case if you love a good outdoor dining or a little wine tasting is always fun, and my favorite beach is El Matador. Hermosa Beach is also a fun time because of all the dining out and bars are around the area and again you can’t beat the beach! Everything is literally on the pier. I highly recommend the hermosa beach pier. Culver City as well because I feel like my friends will love a great dining experience in culver city. They have a street where it’s dining and bars. Also, movie theater is there, and great place for dates!
Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
I have my group that I pretty much admire a lot, and it’s my editorial team. Estelle Aporongoa who is a Wardrobe Stylist and who I adore! We’ve created a lot of editorials together and got them published and got covers. Caitlin Jane Gordon who is a make up artist who I also adore, and we’ve also created a lot editorials and got them published along with covers! Literally the fun dream team! I admire them both and need recognition.
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