David Parus comes from Poland where he graduated from Teacher Training College in Rzeszów, profile - English and then American Studies Center in Warsaw: MA of Social Studies, profile - literature.

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After he received the first camera, he started capturing the world. In order to enhance his works, he finished a training course in editing and archiving pictures and later Annual Photojournalism Workshop at Academy of Photography in Warsaw in photojournalism, street photography, and studio photography. Subsequently, he worked as a photojournalist for a national daily Polska The Times as well as for photographic agencies such as Medium and Mazur. He also cooperated with Warsaw UNICEF, an agency Warsaw City Doping, and Documentary Association.

 

In collaboration with Documentary Association, he organized a photo exhibition titled Generation 20-30. As a part of XIX International festival Chopin and Friends in New York, he presented pictures of musicians of various genres, at his own exhibit - Music Unites. David has been awarded at photography contests such as Anti-fashion by Antyradio and Academy of Photography, Photo Fights or Sounds of Music by Creative; received an honorable mention from International Photography Awards; publicized in a music monthly Pulp, various weeklies and magazines.

 

David is currently based in New York where he is doing new projects; portraits, street, interior photography, macro photography of jewelry, photo retouch and compositing, website design and administration of  an antique jewelry store online, at www.davidparus.com. He is open to new challenges and eager to collaborate on new ideas.