Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada, (1968) David Burdeny has a degree in Interior Design as well as a Masters degree in Architecture. At the age of 12, David started to photograph the prairie landscape and make his own black and white prints in a makeshift darkroom that also served as his bedroom closet. Primarily self taught, his architecture and design background greatly influences his penchant for simple exacting photographs of sky, horizon and the marks humankind leaves behind. Influenced by notable photographers Michael Kenna, Hiroshi Sugimoto and Fay Goodwin, David purposefully photographs in poor light and near darkness. Moving beyond the literal, his images have been described as ominous, haunting, beautiful and meditative. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.
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