Brief biography of David Litschel, Photographer

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David Litschel is a travel/stock and fine art photographer providing images through Alamy Stock Agency in the United Kingdom and ImageBrief in New York City. His travels include many trips to Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Latin America. He is a noted educator, author,and consultant to industry and education.  

For the past six years David and his wife Martha have been active traveling to Latin American countries and Spain and Portugal. They have been on photographic trips to Latin America visiting Bolivia, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala and Paraguay. They have voluteered helping build houses for people in need with Habitat for Humanity Global Village in Latin America.  

Until December, 2010, David served in the capacities of the Provost, the Vice President of Academic Affairs, and the Director of Education, at Brooks Institute with campuses in Santa Barbara and Ventura, California over a period of 11 years. Prior to taking his administrative role, he was a faculty member at Brooks Institute of Photography for 15 years. He is the co-author of two books on photography, Black and White Photography first edition published in 1994 and Digital Photographic Capture published by Focal Press in 2005.  

He has been active in many professional organizations, including: serving as President and a member of the Board of Directors of the Photo Imaging Education Association (PIEA); member Advisory Council Participant, PLUS Advisory Council, Picture Licensing Universal System; member Board of Directors Photo Access Corp.; and Advisory Board Member, Photographer’s Forum Magazine. David earned the Master of Fine Arts degree at the University of Michigan and the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at the University of Colorado where he was awarded Phi Beta Kappa