David resides on a ridge above Lake Superior near Lutsen, MN with his wife Mary. David specializes in photographing the birds and wildlife of Cook County, concentrating on songbirds, the wood-warbler migration, and the nesting and drumming of the ruffed grouse. He has been walking his ridge observing birds and animals since 1967. David is a graduate of Luther College and is a retired art teacher. He has had various bird and animal photos displayed in books, magazines, and calendars through the years, including Jim Gilbert’s book "Minnesota Nature Notes," and the publications of the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union.