Biography

David Walter Banks is an American born photographer living in Atlanta, Georgia. He is a conceptually based documentary and portrait photographer and a founding member of the photographic cooperative LUCEO Images. Through his images, Banks questions the view of everyday reality. A candidate for the 2009 and 2010 PDN30, his work was recognized by the 2009 Magenta Foundation Flash Forward 2009 census of emerging photographers. He also exhibited at the 2009 LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph and most recently at the Aperture Gallery in New York and the Houston Center for Photography. Banks’s clients have included The New York Times, Stern Magazine, TIME Magazine, US News & World Report, GQ, Bombay Sapphire, Forbes Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, People Magazine, ESPN The Magazine, The FADER Magazine, Golf Digest, Spin Magazine, XXL Magazine, Sporting News, Interscope Records, IEEE Spectrum Magazine, Bloomberg News and Atlanta Magazine. His work Umbrella Moon was chosen to be part of Atlanta Celebrates, Photography’s 11th Annual Public Art Project; Gifted which was organized and curated by Beth Lilly.

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