David H. Wells a free-lance photographer affiliated with Aurora Photos and photo educator in Providence, Rhode Island. He specializes in intercultural communications and the use of light and shadow to enhance visual narratives.
His work has been featured in one-person exhibits at Brown University, U.C. Berkeley and Harvard University. His work has been part of group exhibitions at the Houston FotoFest and the Visa pour l'Image Festival in Perpignan, France. He has been an Artist in residence at the Visual Studies Workshop and the Light Works Photography Center.
He has taught classes at the University of Pennsylvania and workshops at the International Center for Photography in NYC and Maine Media Workshops. He was featured in Photo District News as one of "The Best Workshop Instructors." http://www.pdnonline.com/features/PDN-Reader-Survey-T-3302.shtml
His photo-essays have been funded by fellowships from Nikon/NPPA, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the MacArthur Foundation's Program of Research and Writing on International Peace and Cooperation, the Alicia Patterson Foundation and the Fulbright Foundation. His project on the pesticide poisoning of California farm workers was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize by the Philadelphia Inquirer.
As an Olympus Visionary, Wells has been contracted by the camera company to produce images and provide feedback on new product lines.
You can find out more about David H. Wells and his work by visiting his site http://davidhwells.com/index.php or his blog http://thewellspoint.com/ or follow him on Tumblr at http://thewellspoint.tumblr.com/ or Twitter at https://twitter.com/thewellspoint
David H. Wells recommends the work of Harry Callahan.
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