“My portrait work includes formal portraiture and documentary. The documentary portraits focus on the dignity, strength and resilience of individuals, with a focus on those who live and thrive on the edges of society or live with different abilities.”

David Clifton-Strawn (b. 1961 in Atlanta, GA) is an independent portrait and urban environment photographer. He received a B.A. in early 20th century American literature in 1988. Self-taught in photography, he is inspired by Herman Leonard, Richard Avedon, Diane Arbus, Robert Mapplethorpe, Duane Michals, and Zanele Muholi. He lives and works in Atlanta.

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