From an early age, David discovered the wonders of photography thanks to the teachings of his father. Taking after his father’s footsteps, he inherited a love for imagery that which continues to evoque feeling and passion for his profession.
It all started with the marvelous world of analog photography, revealing rolls of film in his home-based darkroom & witnessing first-hand the various steps required to process film. Over the years, David has adapted to the everchanging world of photography and its technological advancements, but always in search of naturality with minimal retouching. Before starting a new assignment, he takes time to reflect and plan for optimal framing, composition and lighting to ensure excellent results each time.
Prior to completing his undergradute studies in Audiovisual Communications at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (2006-2011), David completed an internship working as a camera operator and video editor for the former Castilla-La Mancha regional television channel, Canal Noticias Continuo from 2010 to 2011. This experience opened his eyes to the world of videography and editing where he discovered a new found passion for the industry. Over the course of his career, David has mastered the use of various models of professional video equipment including the Panasonic P2, Sony DVCAM, Sony XDCAM & Sony BETACAM, amongst others.
Upon completing his undergraduate degree, he continued his professional development at the CES Superior School of Image & Sound in Madrid from 2011 to 2012 where he gained experience working with a wide array of audiovisual editing and post-production tools including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut & Pro Tools.
However, despite his focus to master the art of videography & editing since 2010, David never forgot about his dear love for photography. In the following years, he continued his studies in photographic post-production as a means to further perfect his skills & technique.
Over the years, David has had the opportunity to work for numerous television & radio channels including Navarra Television (2012-2013), Happy FM (2013), Las Noticias de Cuenca (2014), Popular Television de Castilla-La Mancha (2015), Idealista & 11870 (2015-2018). Furthermore, he has also worked for various production agencies such as Wikono & Lavinia providing film news coverage for several major Spanish national television channels including TVE, Atresmedia & Mediaset.
Most recently, for the past four years (2016-2020), David has worked as the videographer & editor for the regional television channel, Castilla-La Mancha Television, filming daily reports & live recordings for the program “Ancha es Castilla-La Mancha”. Complementary to this, he also provided audiovisual services for the provincial Diputación of Cuenca´s Popular Racing Circuit as well as El Mirador Shopping Centre of Cuenca.
With the arrival of Covid-19, it was the opportune moment for David to continue his professional development in the field of photography and video. He completed several courses including a comprehensive review of the various techniques and applications with Steadicam. During the course, he gained first-hand knowledge of the controls and features with the aim of including Steadicam amongst his portfolio of services. His instructor, Francisco Javier García Lorente, is highly esteemed and renowned as one of the most senior videographers in Spain having established the first Steadicam department for the national television station, RTVE. Furthermore, Francisco is also the recipient of the Talent Award presented by the Academia de las Ciencias y las Artes de TV.
During this time, David also obtained his official civil aviation & radiophonist certifications issued by the Agencia Estatal de Seguridad Aérea (AESA) and the Ministerio de Fomento which allows him to fly RPAS (Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems) up to 25kg within controlled Spanish airspace.
Starting at the end of 2020 and over the course of the last 6 months, he worked for Castilla y Leon Television to cover a temporary leave of absence where he carried out work for the news and regional programs (both pre-recorded and live broadcasts) along with on-set recordings from the regional headquarter studios.
He currently has more than 10 years of experience in the sector and he is working for the television of the Balearic Islands, IB3.